(230 ILCS 5/42) (from Ch. 8, par. 37-42)
    Sec. 42. (a) Except as to the distribution of monies provided for by Sections 28, 29, 30 and 31, nothing whatsoever in this Act shall be held or taken to apply to county fairs and State Fairs or to agricultural and livestock exhibitions where the pari-mutuel system of wagering upon the result of horses is not permitted or conducted.
    (b) Nothing herein shall be construed to permit the pari-mutuel method of wagering upon any race track unless such race track is licensed under this Act. It is hereby declared to be unlawful for any person to permit, conduct or supervise upon any race track ground the pari-mutuel method of wagering except in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
    (c) Whoever violates subsection (b) of this Section is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 89-16, eff. 5-30-95.)