Is Hungary’s land-based casino biz running the gov’t?

TAGs: anti-poker legislation, Hungary

HungaryPokerOkay, something suspicious is going on in Hungary. First the newly elected government started making threats against the online poker industry. Now a new law has come into effect criminalizing the playing of any poker game outside the confines of a land-based licensed establishment. (Unconfirmed reports suggest the next ban will affect badly-dubbed reruns of Full House.) So you can’t play online, and you can’t play at home with friends, which leaves the brick and mortar bunch as the only game in town. Is anyone else wondering if these poker rooms are holding a few compromising photos of some of Hungary’s new legislators? Read more.


views and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of