Poker Game Raided In New York State
Two Men Charged With Misdemeanor For Promoting Gambling
A federal judge in New York may have recently deemed that poker is a skill game, but some in the state are still facing crackdowns for small-scale poker operations.
According to the Saratogian, two men have been charged with a misdemeanor for “promoting gambling.” Police reportedly confiscated $3,000, as well as chips, cards and tables during the raid that took place late last week.
Authorities reportedly investigated the underground games for a period of two months.
It’s unclear if any rake was being collected at the contests, which were held twice a week.
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