Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events. (HB1125)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events. Allows certain qualified organization to conduct Texas Hold'em poker events in conjunction with its charitable gaming activities. The conditions under which a qualified organization may manage, operate, or contract with operators of or conduct Texas Hold'em poker games and tournaments shall be prescribed by the Charitable Gaming Board. In addition, the bill establishes the Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund administered by the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to provide counseling and other support services for compulsive and problem gamblers, develop problem gambling treatment and prevention programs, and provide grants to supporting organizations that provide assistance to compulsive gamblers. Read the Bill »


02/05/2020: passed committee


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105018D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1125)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2020Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2020Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/05/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107532D-H1
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107532D-H1
02/07/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1125H1
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read third time and defeated by House (33-Y 61-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: DEFEATED (33-Y 61-N) (see vote tally)