What types of games and activities are prohibited by law?
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Examples of prohibited games and activities include but may not be limited to –
- Calcutta’s, side bets, or any other method or game in which a participant bets on a ticket, number or other item to become a winner.
- “Casino nights” where money is paid for the opportunity to play a game of chance and win money, prizes or other things of value based on the random outcome of a game even though there may be some skill involved.
- Wagering on the outcome of sporting event, or betting pools, with the exception of horseracing, where bets are placed AT a licensed track. Parimutual or any other type betting by phone or “on-line” is not permitted.
- Raffles or lotteries in which all or part of the prize consists of alcoholic beverages.
- Poker Games/Poker Tournaments/poker runs if money is paid for the opportunity to play and if money or prizes are being awarded as a result of the outcome of the game.