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Monday, July 08, 2013

The Tigard City Council approved a plan to allow businesses to host poker and other social gaming.

Just what is social gaming? It’s blackjack, bridge, and any of the other gambling games that people have been playing for years, but in a less-risky environment.

Unlike traditional gambling, there are no house players, no house bank and no house odds in social gaming. Businesses must apply for a $100-a-year permit from the city to host games and cannot charge a cover fee.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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