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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 9: Lottery tickets; sale, or possession

Section 9. Whoever, for himself or for another, sells or offers for sale or has in his possession with intent to sell or offer for sale, or to exchange or negotiate, or aids or assists in the selling, exchanging, negotiating or disposing of a ticket in such lottery, or a share of a ticket, or any such writing, certificate, bill, token or other device, or a share or right in such disposal or offer, as is mentioned in section seven, shall be punished by a fine of not more than two thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year.