1. A ticket or share shall not be sold at a price greater than that fixed by the board and the commissioner and a sale shall not be made other than by a licensee or an employee of the licensee who is authorized by the licensee to sell tickets or shares. A person who violates a provision of this subsection is guilty of a simple misdemeanor.
2. A ticket or share shall not be sold to a person who has not reached the age of twenty-one. This does not prohibit the lawful purchase of a ticket or share for the purpose of making a gift to a person who has not reached the age of twenty-one. A licensee or a licensee's employee who knowingly sells or offers to sell a lottery ticket or share to a person who has not reached the age of twenty-one is guilty of a simple misdemeanor. In addition the license of a licensee shall be suspended. A prize won by a person who has not reached the age of twenty-one but who purchases a winning ticket or share in violation of this subsection shall be forfeited.
3. A ticket or share shall not be purchased by and a prize shall not be paid to the commissioner, a board member or employee of the lottery division, or to a spouse, child, stepchild, brother, brother-in-law, stepbrother, sister, sister-in-law, stepsister, parent, parent-in-law, or stepparent residing as a member of the same household in the principal residence of the commissioner, a board member, or an employee. A ticket or share purchased in violation of this subsection is void.
4. A person who, with intent to defraud, falsely makes, alters, forges, utters, passes, or counterfeits a lottery ticket or share or attempts to falsely make, alter, forge, utter, pass, or counterfeit a lottery ticket or share is guilty of a class "D" felony.
85 Acts, ch 33, §118; 86 Acts, ch 1042, § 9; 89 Acts, ch 83, §22; 94 Acts, ch 1021, §6
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