ORS 167.121¹
Local authorization of social games

Counties and cities may, by ordinance, authorize the playing or conducting of a social game in a private business, private club or in a place of public accommodation. Such ordinances may provide for regulation or licensing of the social games authorized. [1974 c.7 §3]

Note: 167.121 (Local authorization of social games) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 167 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Construing pro­vi­sions against promo­tion of social gambling, (1971) Vol 35, p 1004

Chapter 167

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Exemp­tion of nuisance laws from constitu­tional require­ment for pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)

  • Illinois Valley News / Scott Jorgensen, Dec 23, 2009
    “Early next year, the Cave Junc­tion City Council might consider allowing citizens to vote on allowing social gaming — bingo, lotto, raffles or Monte Carlo events — to occur within city limits. ... The state grants mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties authority to regulate those activities under Oregon Revised Statute 167.121. ...”
  • Illinois Valley News, May 12, 2010
    “. . . Oregon Revised Statute 167.121 enables mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties to allow and regulate social gaming within their jurisdic­tions. As such, the ques­tion being posed to Cave Junc­tion voters on the ballot is a simple one. . . .”
1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 167—Offenses Against General Welfare and Animals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors167.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 167, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano167.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information