Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 313
Licensed Gaming Activities

August 28, 2016
Forfeitures for illegal activities, enforcement procedures.

313.832. 1. Anything of value, including all traceable proceeds including but not limited to real and personal property, moneys, negotiable instruments, securities, and conveyances, is subject to forfeiture if the item was used for any of the following:

(1) In exchange for a bribe intended to affect the outcome of a gambling game; or

(2) In exchange for or to facilitate a violation of sections 313.800 to 313.840.

2. All moneys, coin, and currency found in close proximity of wagers, or of records of wagers are presumed forfeited. The burden of proof is upon the claimant of the property to rebut this presumption.

3. Subsections 1 and 2 of this section do not apply if the act or omission which would give rise to the forfeiture was committed or omitted without the owner's knowledge or consent.

4. Forfeitures under this section shall be enforced as provided under sections 513.600 to 513.645.

(L. 1991 H.B. 149 § 15 Adopted by Referendum, Proposition A, November 3, 1992)

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