Section 18 Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 | Cheating

The Legislation

Section 18 of the Unlawful Gambling Act 1998 (NSW) is concerned with Cheating and is set out below.

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18 Cheating

(1) A person who is engaged in any form of gambling (other than a form of gambling that is prohibited by or under this Act) must not:
(a) by a fraudulent trick, device, sleight of hand or representation, or
(b) by a fraudulent scheme or practice, or
(c) by the fraudulent use of gaming equipment or any other thing, or
(d) by the fraudulent use of an instrument or article of a type normally used in connection with gambling (or appearing to be of a type normally used in connection with gambling),
obtain, or attempt to obtain, any money or advantage for himself or herself or any other person. Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years (or both).
(2) This section does not limit the operation of any offence relating to cheating under any other Act.