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BUCKET SHOP Definition & Legal Meaning

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An office or place (other than a regularly incorporated or licensed exchange) where information is posted as to the fluctuating prices of stocks, grain, cotton, or other commodities, and where persons lay wagers on the rise and fall of such prices under the pretence of buying and selling such commodities. Bryant v. W. U. Tel. Co. (C. C.) 17 Fed. 828; Fortenbury v. State, 47 Ark. 188, 1 S. W. 58; Counor v. Black, 119 Mo. 120, 24 S. W. 184; Smith v. W. U. Tel. Co., 84 Ky. 664, 2 S. W. 483; Bates* Ann. St. Ohio, 1904,


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