The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 004 : STOCK GAMBLING(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 2171)
§ 2171. "Bucket shops"
A person or corporation shall not keep or cause to be kept a "bucket shop," office, store, or other place in which it is conducted or permitted the pretended buying or selling of stock or bonds of a corporation, or petroleum, cotton, grain, provisions, pork, or other produce, either on margins or otherwise, without any intention of receiving and paying for the property so bought, or of delivering the property so sold; or in which is conducted or permitted the pretended buying or selling of such property on margins; or when the party buying or offering to buy such property does not intend actually to receive the same if purchased, or the person selling such property to deliver it if sold.