- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- General Obligations
- Article 5: Creation, Definition and Enforcement of Contractual Obligations
- Title 4: Contracts Relating to Wagering; Forfeiture and Recovery of Certain Property
Section 5-419 Property staked may be recovered
General Obligations (GOB)
Any person who shall pay, deliver or deposit any money, property or thing in action, upon the event of any wager or bet prohibited, may sue for and recover the same of the winner or person to whom the same shall be paid or delivered, and of the stakeholder or other person in whose hands shall be deposited any such wager, bet or stake, or any part thereof, whether the same shall have been paid over by such stakeholder or not, and whether any such wager be lost or not.