A person who knowingly [sells, purchases, receives, or transfers a chance to participate in a lottery] [disseminates information about a lottery with intent to encourage participation in the lottery] is guilty of Participation in Lottery.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE
The State’s burden of proof is satisfied if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements:
1) On or about [month] [day] [year], in [County], North Dakota, the Defendant, _______________;
2) Knowingly [sold, purchased, received, or transferred a chance to participate in a lottery] or [disseminated information about a lottery intending to encourage participation in the lottery] as follows: _______________.
DEFINITIONS "Lottery" is a plan for the distribution of a thing of value, whether tangible or intangible, to a person or persons selected by chance from among participants, some or all of whom have given a consideration for the chance of being selected. [Insert relevant definitions.
NDCC 12.1-01-04, 12.1-28-01, 12.1-02-02.]