New York Penal Law § 225.55: Gaming fraud in the second degree
Under New York Penal Law § 225.55 you could be charged with gaming fraud in the second degreeExample
- Gaming fraud in the first degree: New York Penal Law § 225.60
Gaming fraud in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor. This means that if you are convicted your sentence could include a jail term of up to 1 year, a probation term of 3 years, and payment of a fine.New York Penal Law § 225.55: Gaming fraud in the second degree
A person is guilty of gaming fraud in the second degree when he or she:
with intent to defraud and in violation of the rules of the casino gaming, misrepresents, changes the amount bet or wagered on, or the outcome or possible outcome of the contest or event which is the subject of the bet or wager, or the amount or frequency of payment in the casino gaming; or
with intent to defraud, obtains anything of value from casino gaming without having won such amount by a bet or wager contingent thereon.
Even though gaming fraud in the second degree is a misdemeanor and not a felony, it is still a crime. If you are convicted you could end up in jail. It is important that you are represented by someone with experience to ensure that your rights are protected. The staff at Stephen Bilkis and Associates has years of experience successfully defending clients in New York criminal courts who are accused of various types of crimes including both felonies and misdemeanors. Contact us at 1-800-NY-NY-LAW (1-800-696-9529) to schedule a free, no obligation consultation regarding your case. We serve those accused of gambling crimes in the following locations: