Illegal Gambling Defense Lawyer


Orlando and Kissimmee Illegal Gambling Defense Attorney providing professional Illegal Gambling Defense and other Criminal Defense legal services in Orlando, Kissimmee and Central Florida. Contact Lawyer, Lazaro G. Blanco, Esq., today at 407.344.5577.


Gambling laws in the State of Florida are strictly enforced and aggressively prosecuted. There are various types of Gambling Crimes in the State of Florida, including:

  • Keeping Gambling Houses: Whoever by herself or himself, her or his servant, clerk or agent, or in any other manner has, keeps, exercises or maintains a gaming table or room, or gaming implements or apparatus, or house, booth, tent, shelter or other place for the purpose of gaming or gambling or in any place of which she or he may directly or indirectly have charge, control or management, either exclusively or with others, procures, suffers or permits any person to play for money or other valuable thing at any game whatever, whether heretofore prohibited or not, shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable by up to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years.

  • Agents or Employees of Keeper of Gambling House: as mentioned above, shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable by up to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years.

  • Renting House for Gambling Purposes: Whoever, whether as owner or agent, knowingly rents to another a house, room, booth, tent, shelter or place for the purpose of gaming shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable by up to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years.

  • Permitting minors and persons under guardianship to gamble: Whoever being the proprietor, owner or keeper of any E. O., keno or pool table, or billiard table, wheel of fortune, or other game of chance, kept for the purpose of betting, willfully and knowingly allows any minor or any person who is mentally incompetent or under guardianship to play at such game or to bet on such game of chance or whoever aids or abets or otherwise encourages such playing or betting of any money or other valuable thing upon the result of such game of chance by any minor or any person who is mentally incompetent or under guardianship shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable by up to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years.

  • Permitting gambling on billiard or pool table by holder of license: If any holder of a license to operate a billiard or pool table shall permit any person to play billiards or pool or any other game for money, or any other thing of value, upon such tables, she or he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable by a definite term of imprisonment not exceeding 60 days.

  • Illegal Gambling: Whoever plays or engages in any game at cards, keno, roulette, faro or other game of chance, at any place, by any device whatever, for money or other thing of value, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable by a definite term of imprisonment not exceeding 60 days.

If any of the implements, devices or apparatus commonly used in games of chance in gambling houses or by gamblers, are found in any house, room, booth, shelter or other place it shall be prima facie evidence that the said house, room, booth, shelter or other place where the same are found is kept for the purpose of gambling.

If you must address illegal gambling defense or other criminal defense issues in Orlando, Kissimmee, St. Cloud, or the surrounding Central Florida area, speak to an experienced illegal gambling defense attorney - lawyer at BLANCO LAW OFFICE, PA. today by calling 407.344.5577 or by using our online case evaluation form.