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Can bars hold Texas hold'em tournaments

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can bars hold Texas hold'em tournaments
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 2 years ago.

Unfortunately, card games for money are considered illegal gambling in Indiana. The Indiana Gaming Control Division has a helpful "Commonly Asked Questions" list that answers a lot of these questions, including links to relevant statutes and explanations as to why this type of gaming is considered illegal (it is a game of chance vs a game of skill).