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§ 3702. —  Unlawful sports gambling.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 28USC3702]

 
               TITLE 28--JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
 
                     PART VI--PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
 
         CHAPTER 178--PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR SPORTS PROTECTION
 
Sec. 3702. Unlawful sports gambling

    It shall be unlawful for--
        (1) a governmental entity to sponsor, operate, advertise, 
    promote, license, or authorize by law or compact, or
        (2) a person to sponsor, operate, advertise, or promote, 
    pursuant to the law or compact of a governmental entity,

a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or wagering scheme 
based, directly or indirectly (through the use of geographical 
references or otherwise), on one or more competitive games in which 
amateur or professional athletes participate, or are intended to 
participate, or on one or more performances of such athletes in such 
games.

(Added Pub. L. 102-559, Sec. 2(a), Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 4228.)

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in sections 3703, 3704 of this title.



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