Nevada Revised Statutes Section 207.290 - Crimes and Punishments

Giving or accepting bribe to influence outcome of sporting event. A person who:

1. Gives, offers or promises to give, or attempts to give or offer, any compensation, gratuity or thing of value, or any promise thereof, to any participant or player or any judge, referee, manager or other official of a sporting event or contest; or

2. Asks or receives or offers to receive directly or indirectly any compensation, gratuity, reward or thing of value or any promise thereof, as a participant or player, or as a judge, referee, manager or other official of a sporting event or contest,

  with the intention, understanding or agreement that the player or participant or judge, referee, manager or other official of the sporting event will not use his best efforts to win, or will so conduct himself as to limit his or his teamís margin of victory, or will corruptly judge, referee, manage or otherwise officiate the sporting event or contest with the intention or purpose that the result of the sporting event will be affected thereby, is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

Last modified: February 25, 2006