A. Dissemination of gambling information is the transmitting or
receiving, by means of any communications facilities, information to
be used in making or settling bets. Provided that nothing herein shall
prohibit a licensed radio or television station or newspaper of
general circulation from broadcasting or disseminating to the public
reports of odds or results of legally staged sporting events.
B. Any person found guilty of disseminating gambling information shall
be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment for not
more than five (5) years or a fine of not more than Twenty-five
Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.