Tex. Occ. Code Section 2033.003
Pari-mutuel Wagering Without License


A person commits an offense if, without a license, the person in any capacity participates or is otherwise involved in horse racing or greyhound racing with pari-mutuel wagering.


An offense under Subsection (a) is a Class A misdemeanor, unless the actor was required by this subtitle to obtain a racetrack license, in which event the offense is a state jail felony.


It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under Subsection (a) that the actor was a spectator or a person placing a wager.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 963 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 1.01, eff. April 1, 2019.

Source: Section 2033.003 — Pari-mutuel Wagering Without License, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­2033.­htm#2033.­003 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 2033.003’s source at texas​.gov