A person who plays any game that is likely to injure a person in a public place or that is likely to damage property is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: $250
[Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) s 53]
Playing a game on an oval, court or other area set aside for that purpose is not an offence, but playing a game in, say, Rundle Mall invites prosecution. However, the prosecution can only succeed if someone is injured or property is damaged or there is a likelihood or danger that one of those things would happen.