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Senate Bill 0315


Senate Bill 0315

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 315 (Updated February 28, 2012 1:04 pm - DI 84)


Charity gaming. Establishes an annual comprehensive charity gaming license for national organizations and foundations meeting certain eligibility requirements. Permits the Indiana affiliates of a national organization or foundation to conduct raffle events and door prize events under a single annual comprehensive charity gaming license. Prescribes the following: (1) Who may serve as an operator or worker under the license. (2) The procedural requirements for obtaining the license. (3) The requirements for conducting particular events. (4) When a worker may purchase a raffle ticket at a raffle event conducted under the license. (5) Limits on the frequency of events. (6) The method of determining an organization's initial license fee. (7) The method of determining an organization's license renewal fee. Reduces the time an organization must exist in Indiana before becoming eligible to obtain a charity gaming license from five years to three years. Provides that the initial license fee for a charity gaming license is $50 for licenses other than the annual comprehensive charity gaming license. (Current law grants the IGC discretion to establish the initial license fee at an amount that may not exceed $50, which is the amount the IGC has selected.) Allows patrons to deal the cards in certain poker games conducted at a charity game night. (Current law allows patrons to deal only in euchre games.) Prohibits a patron from playing at a table for which the patron deals the cards. Specifies rules applicable to games of Texas hold'em or Omaha poker in which a patron deals the cards. Requires the operator or a worker to deal the cards at the final table of a tournament.
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