Charitable gaming; registration of landlords, Texas Hold'em poker operations. (SB394)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charitable gaming; registration of landlords; Texas Hold'em poker operations. Provides that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services may promulgate regulations that require any landlord that leases to a qualified charitable organization any premises devoted in whole or in part to the conduct of bingo games or any other charitable gaming to register with the Department. The bill also prohibits (i) an organization qualified to conduct Texas Hold'em poker tournaments from conducting any Texas Hold'em poker games where the game has no predetermined end time and the players wager actual money or poker chips that have cash value, and (ii) a qualified organization from contracting with an operator to administer Texas Hold'em poker tournaments. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102779D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB764.

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