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Criminal Law - Gaming - Home Games

Sponsored by:

Delegate Holmes


In the House - Hearing 2/02 at 2:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Allowing a person to conduct a home game that is a game of chance or skill involving wagering that is conducted in a person's home or a residential property restricted to housing for persons at least 55 years old and allows a player to compete directly against one or more other players; prohibiting a person from conducting a home game involving a player's use of an electronic device that connects to the Internet; and prohibiting a person from benefiting financially in any way, directly or indirectly, other than from specified winnings.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Holmes
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0157 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Gaming
Narrow Subject(s):Gaming -see also- Bingo; Lottery; Raffles
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 4:57 P.M.