(20 ILCS 1605/15)
(from Ch. 120, par. 1165)
No minor under 18 years of age shall buy a lottery ticket or
share. No person shall sell, distribute samples of, or furnish a lottery
ticket or share to any minor under 18 years of age, buy a lottery ticket or
share for any minor under 18 years of age, or aid and abet in the purchase of
lottery tickets or shares by a minor under 18 years of age.
No ticket or share shall be purchased by, and no prize shall be paid to
any of the following persons: any member of the Board or any officer or
other person employed by the Board or by the Department;
any spouse, child, brother, sister or parent residing as a member of the
same household in the principal place of abode of any such persons; or any
minor under 18 years of age.
violation of this Section by a person other than the purchasing minor shall be
a Class B misdemeanor;
that if any violation of this Section is a subsequent
offender shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony. Notwithstanding any provision
to the contrary, a violation of this Section by a minor under 18 years of age
shall be a petty offense.
(Source: P.A. 90-346, eff. 8-8-97.)