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Of Aleatory Contracts Book III: Of the Different Manners of Acquiring the Property of Things: Title XII, in A Digest of the Civil Laws Now in Force in the Territory of Orleans (Bradford & Anderson, 1808)

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“Art. 2. The law grants no action for the payment of what has been won at gaming or by a bet, except for games tending to promote skill in the use of arms, such as the exercise of the gun, foot, horse and chariot racing.”