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Old 09-08-2006, 04:06 PM
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I have to ask this question. If a poker run is for charity and there is a payout to first, second, third.....wouldn't that be like 50/50 raffles for charity? Those are technically gambling but are they illegal?

What about the blue-hair bingo parlors (churches)
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I tried making that point the other day but some people thought I was crazy..

It's semantics...
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Old 09-08-2006, 06:10 PM
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I have to ask this question. If a poker run is for charity and there is a payout to first, second, third.....wouldn't that be like 50/50 raffles for charity? Those are technically gambling but are they illegal?

What about the blue-hair bingo parlors (churches)
Yes they are technically illegal. Do a google search on "Bingo Ban" and you'll find some news stories. As was pointed out, the laws are not enforced unless the find it as an easy way to put something they don't like to an end.
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Must be an election year ..................................
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Thank you! Catman is obviously not a TRUE TEXAN!!!!
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