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October 23rd, 2012 by Maria T

Tennessee is another state that does not take unregulated gambling lightly. They have a good reputation of enforcing their gambling laws, which is a very broad law to begin with. 39-17-501. Part definitions. As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) Gambling is contrary to the public policy of this state and [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Matt W

Pennsylvania has a weird outlook on what gambling is, and how they define it. § 5513. Gambling devices, gambling, etc. (a) Offense defined.–A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree if he: (1) intentionally or knowingly makes, assembles, sets up, maintains, sells, lends, leases, gives away, or offers for sale, loan, lease [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Tom L

Oregon has an array of very strict laws in place regarding unregulated and illegal gambling. Oregon has a broad definition of what gambling is, 167.117 (7) “Gambling” means that a person stakes or risks something of value upon the outcome of a contest of chance or a future contingent event not under the control or [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Renee K

Oklahoma is one of two U.S. states, Michigan being the other, that allow the different types of regulated gambling, including commercial casinos and racetracks. However, due to their openness with the regulated gambling, they also take a very strict position when it comes to unregulated and illegal gambling. What they have to say about gambling [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Maria T

Ohio seems to be stepping up and becoming a good place for regulated gambling. As their gambling expands, they have taken measures against illegal gambling. Placing at the top of the list, let us see how they define what a Bet is. § 2915.01 (B) “Bet” means the hazarding of anything of value upon the [...]

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October 23rd, 2012 by Tom L

North Dakota has strict laws regarding unregulated gambling, as well as even harsher punishments for those that engage or participate in a gambling business. They define gambling as, 2.1-28-01. Gambling – Definitions. As used in this chapter: 1. “Gambling” means risking any money, credit, deposit, or other thing of value for gain, contingent, wholly or [...]

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October 22nd, 2012 by RogerCP

North Carolina is fairly strict when it comes to unregulated gambling since they only allow a limited form of regulated gambling in the state. They define gambling as: § 14-292.Gambling. Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes or in Part 2 of this Article, any person or organization that operates any game [...]

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October 22nd, 2012 by Renee K

New Mexico may be a large state, but it does not have a very big population, so hot and dry. They do take unregulated gambling very seriously, as their definition and law is very broad. 30-19.2 Gambling Gambling consists of: A. making a bet; B. entering or remaining in a gambling place with intent to [...]

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