Can a bookmaker be arrested for taking bets over the phone? Is it a felony? A trial offense? What sentence/penalty would they get if convicted/
Optional Information: Stroudsburg, PennsylvaniaAlready Tried: internet search. I just want general answers.
The Crimes Code of Pennsylvania states that a person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree if he engages in pool selling or bookmaking. Sentencing can vary from 90 days to 5 years depending on a variety of factors (past record, circumstances, etc)
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