Ohio Charity Poker Legislation Presented - Thursday 26th of January 2006

OHIO – As reported by the Columbus Dispatch: "The lure of riches with minimal effort is appealing to charities.

"But the result often fattens the wallet of the organizer of the poker tournament far greater than it does the charity whose name is given as the beneficiary of the proceeds.

"Legislation was introduced at Hilliard City Council last night to resolve this problem by forcing out the third-party operator.

"…The popularity of competitive poker has spawned tournaments with names like Texas Hold 'em or Monte Carlo Night that operate under the guise of fundraisers, city officials said…"

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