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OPINION

Danny J. Jester appeals his conviction on five counts of misdemeanor gambling charges, including gambling promotion by participating in the earnings of a gambling place and becoming a custodian of anything of value bet, keeping a gambling place, possession of a gambling device, and possession of gambling paraphernalia. He was convicted by a jury, and the trial court sentenced him to a $1,500 fine on each count and ninety days’ confinement, which was probated for a period of six months with limited conditions.

On appeal, Jester contends that the trial court erred by denying his requested jury charge on the element of consideration, arguing that he was entitled to the instruction as a defensive issue, and that the evidence is insufficient to support the verdict on each count based on the lack of any evidence regarding consideration.

 
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