The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 13: Crimes and Criminal Procedure


Sub-Chapter 02: Wagering And Gambling

13 V.S.A. § 2143b. Contests and sweepstakes

§ 2143b. Contests and sweepstakes

Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, a person may organize, execute, or participate in a contest or game of chance, including a sweepstakes, provided that persons who enter the contest or game of chance are not required to venture money or other valuable things. The cost of mailing an entry shall not be considered a venture of money or other valuable things. This section shall not be construed to prohibit a person from organizing, executing, or participating in a contest that is not a contest of chance. (Added 1989, No. 7; amended 2013, No. 9, § 2, eff. April 26, 2013.)