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14A.70.040 Social Games Authorization Limited.

A social game between players in a private business, private club, or place of public accommodation is authorized only when each of the following conditions are met:

A. No house player, house bank, or house odds exist; and

B. There is no house income from the operation of a social game; and

C. The game cannot be observed from a public right of way; and

D. Persons under 18 years of age are not permitted in the room or enclosure where the social game takes place; and

E. A valid permit issued pursuant to this Chapter is conspicuously displayed in the room or enclosure where the social game takes place; and

F. The room or enclosure where the social game takes place is open to free and immediate access by any police officer. Doors leading into the social game room must remain unlocked during all hours of operation; and

G. No player shall bet more than $1 in money or other thing of value in any one game, and the amount awarded the winner of a game shall not exceed $1 in money or other thing of value multiplied by the number of players in the game.