In Nevada, cheating at gambling is doing anything to alter the game of chance in a person’s favor. That ranges from altering the frequency of payouts to changing the game itself. Cheating at gambling in Nevada is a category B felony. Another type of gambling crime in Nevada is gambling fraud.
Gambling fraud is the illegal act of trying to deceive a person or organization through a false representation of a fact about gambling. The deception causes the victim to rely on false information with regard to a game of chance.
According to Nevada criminal law, there are eight ways gambling fraud can occur. The person accused of the crime:
Gambling fraud is a category B felony in Nevada, which is punishable by:
While a person may be able to be granted probation in lieu of a prison sentence for their first conviction, they are barred from receiving probation for any subsequent convictions.
Legal representation can make a huge difference in what kind of sentence you receive, such as whether you are assigned prison time or probation, when you are facing a felony criminal charge. Thus, it is vital to have a Nevada lawyer to represent you against gambling fraud charges.
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