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UNLV Gaming Podcast 41: Kathryn Rand and Steven Light

By David G. Schwartz on March 29, 2012 10:41 AM | Permalink

41-March 29, 2012
Kathryn R.L. Rand and Steven Andrew Light
This talk, "Gambling Law and Legal Education: Educating Lawyers, Forming Identities," was delivered at Boyd Gaming School on March 27, 2012 as part of the gaming law program's continuing commitment to legal education. Rand and Light are the co-directors of the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy at the University of North Dakota.

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Rose: Another 'What is Poker?' Case

By David G. Schwartz on May 5, 2009 4:38 PM | Permalink

Another "What Is Poker" Case


            Last column I started the discussion of whether the prohibitions on internet gambling should apply to online poker by asking the fundamental question:  "What is poker?"

            Twenty years ago I actually had to answer that question under oath in the "7-card down" case I described in my last column.  The fight was about what games were prohibited by an 1885 statute that outlawed "stud-horse poker."