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Gambling Laws and How they affect Land Based Casinos

By Steve Johnson
November 2015

Legal factor has always been an important aspect of life, since time immemorial and this facet has had its share of impact in the world of gambling and casino gaming as well. Especially, for the land based casinos, the gambling laws have had a strong impact in deciding how they are going to function and changes in the laws, time and again have paved the path for the changes in land based casino setups and their conducts greatly.

In Pennsylvania, players have indulged in playing Poker, in both the race tracks and the casinos as well. However, the law of the state doesn't really; endorse social gambling on very positive notes.

While majority states have already banned gambling that involves rakes or the chances for the players to make profits, Pennsylvania, hasn't yet taken a stronger or impacting stand regarding its take on this issue. Though gambling for charity is allowed, but here also prior approval from the state is required.

Going with internet gambling, the subject itself is invisible to the state law and no decisions are made yet about this facet of gambling and casino games. Even the State Lottery Commission of Pennsylvania, way back in 2010, showed that it doesn't support online poker games as it's pulling down the sales for this particular segment. If people are buying lottery tickets online, then this will have an adverse impact on the land based lottery selling locations across the state. This was the only instance, where the state law and the authorities addressed the poker regulations online.

At present, nothing can be said about Pennsylvania's stand regarding legalizing or banning social gambling. However, the fun part is that sitting in Pennsylvania you can join numerous offshore online casinos and poker rooms to earn big and make a decent living.

On the other hand, the chances of the New Jersey online gambling laws affecting the offline land based local casinos cannot be negated completely. The law is presently shelved as the authorities are worried about the effect this law will have on the local and land based casinos. The state is apprehensive about promoting pokie games or online gambling as this might have a negative effect on people having families and kids as the gamers will be playing from their homes once online gambling is legalized.



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