Nevada Gaming; Horse Racing; Sporting Events

Sec. § 463.350
Gaming or employment in gaming prohibited for persons under 21; exception.


1.

A person under the age of 21 years shall not:

(a)

Play, be allowed to play, place wagers at, or collect winnings from, whether personally or through an agent, any gambling game, slot machine, race book, sports pool or pari-mutuel operator.

(b)

Loiter, or be permitted to loiter, in or about any room or premises wherein any licensed game, race book, sports pool or pari-mutuel wagering is operated or conducted.

(c)

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, be employed as a gaming employee except in a counting room.

2.

A person who is of the age of majority as provided in NRS 129.010 may be employed as a gaming employee by a licensed manufacturer or distributor at the business premises of the licensed manufacturer or distributor if the employee:

(a)

Designs, develops, programs, produces or composes a control program or other software, source language or executable code of a gaming device, associated equipment or a gaming support system, subject to peer review and change management procedures adopted by the licensee;

(b)

Fabricates or assembles the components of a gaming device, associated equipment or a gaming support system; or

(c)

Installs, modifies, repairs or maintains a gaming device, associated equipment or a gaming support system.

3.

Any licensee, employee, dealer or other person who violates or permits the violation of any of the provisions of this section and any person who is under 21 years of age or not eligible to be employed as a gaming employee pursuant to subsection 2 who violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

4.

In any prosecution or other proceeding for the violation of any of the provisions of this section, it is no excuse for the licensee, employee, dealer or other person to plead that he or she believed the person to be 21 years old or over or to be eligible to be employed as a gaming employee pursuant to subsection 2.
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Feb. 5, 2021