(230 ILCS 5/42)
(from Ch. 8, par. 37-42)
(a) Except as to the distribution of monies
provided for by Sections 28, 29, 30 and 31, nothing whatsoever in this Act
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.)