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I'm from Portland, Oregon and play in a cardroom there about once a week. Oregon has some pretty restrictive gambling laws but in the 70's the state legislature passed a "social gaming law" that allowed for poker games as long as it was player dealt and the house didn't have a rake. Here's how they defined a social game in the law: (21) "Social game" means:...


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I think you answered yourself at the first question, if it is legal. Yes, it is. Not only Pokerstars confirms it, but all other poker affiliates site say as well. And I don't think anybody would dare lying here. If it's worth it, there is a whole other discussion. According to this link, there were 211 players at most, in the last 24 hours, 95 average on ...


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PokerStars recently announced a deal with New Jersey to allow players from that state to play, though they'll be playing only against other NJ players and not from the global pool of PokerStars players. At least it's a start. A restart. Officially PokerStars currently does not allow players from the U.S. At some point in the distant past, I remember seeing ...


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This definitely will not get me in the car to go to vegas. I think it is a good way to get dealers and casino employees back at work but there are clear health risks. As far as playing live 4-handed goes, I do not see it as a huge impediment to poker players. Players who tend to play tighter and have less experience will probably not be able to do very ...


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With all honestly, if you could find a table with 1 weak player among your 3 opponents, I would MUCH rather play that then 9 handed games. You will play more pots with them and can take advantage of the situation, so I would surely want to try it out. The biggest question is, how many recreational players will be playing in Vegas when this is over?


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The floor has the right to enforce any rule they like... whether or not the house continues to have a regular poker game, however, may be directly related to the fairness of that enforcement. It is considered bad etiquette to chop blinds in one rotation and then refuse to chop in another, but in every house I have come into contact with, a player can choose ...


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