23-5-502. Sports pools and sports tab games authorized -- tax. (1) Conducting or participating in sports pools and sports tab games as defined and governed in this part is lawful, except that:
(a) sports tab games may be conducted only on premises appropriately licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises as provided in 23-5-119; and
(b) only a licensee of premises that are located in an incorporated city or town with a population of less than 100 or located outside the boundaries of an incorporated city or town and that are appropriately licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises under 23-5-119 may conduct a race between animals and conduct one or more sports pools on the race. The race may be conducted only if it is between pigs, gerbils, or hamsters and is conducted on the premises but outside of interior areas of the establishment where food and beverages are usually stored, prepared, or served.
(2) A sports tab game seller licensed under 23-5-513 who sells sports tabs for use in a sports tab game shall collect from the purchaser, at the time of sale, a tax of $1 for each 100 sports tabs sold and, within 15 days after the end of each calendar quarter, submit to the department any forms required by the department and the proceeds of the collected tax. The sports tab game seller shall keep a record of taxes collected as required by department rule. The records must be made available for inspection by the department upon request of the department. The department shall retain the proceeds of the tax to administer this part.
History: En. 62-727.1 by Sec. 12, Ch. 508, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 62-727.1; amd. Sec. 56, Ch. 647, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 449, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 13, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 465, L. 1997.