Gaming and Lotteries Act, 1956

Gaming at circus or travelling show.

6.—(1) Gaming carried on at any place as part of a circus or other travelling show shall not be unlawful gaming if—

(a) gaming is not the main activity at the show, and

(b) the gaming does not extend over a period exceeding ten days and has not been carried on during the preceding three months as part of the show when being held at that place or anywhere within three miles of that place, and

(c) the stake in each game is not more than sixpence for each player, and

(d) no person under sixteen years of age is permitted to play, and

(e) no player may win more than the value of ten shillings in each game, and

(f) neither taking part in nor the result of a game entitles the player to take part in any other game or lottery or otherwise to receive or be eligible to compete for any money or money's worth, and

(g) notice in writing of the dates of gaming at the show has been previously given by the promoter to the Sergeant in charge of the local Garda Síochána station.

(2) For the purpose of paragraph (b) of subsection (1), the promotion of a lottery shall be deemed to be the carrying on of gaming.