keeper of gambling house

keeper of gambling house
One in charge of a gambling house, irrespective of interest or ownership in or of the property or instrumentalities involved. State v Rand, 238 Iowa 250, 25 NW2d 800, 170 ALR 289. See keeping common gaming house.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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