Oregon Statutes - Chapter 91 - Tenancy - Section 91.240 - Gambling leases prohibited; status of rental contracts; termination; recovery of possession.

(1) No person shall let or rent any house, room, shop or other building, or any boat, booth, garden or other place, knowing or having reason to believe it will be used for gambling purposes.

(2) All contracts for the rent of a room, building or place in violation of subsection (1) of this section are void between the parties.

(3) Any person letting or renting any room, building, or place mentioned in subsection (1) of this section which is at any time used by the lessee or occupant thereof, or any other person with the knowledge or consent of the lessee or occupant, for gambling purposes, upon discovery thereof, may avoid and terminate such lease or contract of occupancy, and recover immediate possession of such building or other place by an action at law for that purpose to be brought before any justice of the peace of the county in which the use is permitted. [Formerly 91.410]

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