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13-2309 - Bribery of participants in professional or amateur games, sports, horse races, dog races, contests; classification
13-2309. Bribery of participants in professional or amateur games, sports, horse races, dog races, contests; classification
Whoever knowingly gives, promises or offers to any professional or amateur baseball, football, hockey, polo, tennis, horse race, dog race or basketball player or boxer or any player or referee or other official who participates or expects to participate in any professional or amateur game or sport, or to any manager, coach or trainer of any team or participant or prospective participant in any such game, contest or sport, any benefit with intent to influence him to lose or try to lose or cause to be lost or to limit his or his team's margin of victory or defeat, or in the case of a referee or other official to affect his decisions or the performance of his duties in any way, in a baseball, football, hockey or basketball game, boxing, tennis, horse race, dog race, or polo match, or any professional or amateur sport, or game, in which such player or participant or referee or other official is taking part or expects to take part, or has any duty or connection therewith, is guilty of a class 4 felony.