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This legal research guide provides information about gambling laws in Texas.

Poker Clubs

Texas Law

Below you will find references to areas of the Texas and federal law that govern gambling and issues related to gambling. If you find these statutes difficult to understand, you may want to look at the "plain English" resources on this page or speak to an attorney.

News on Poker Clubs

The news articles below discuss the legality of membership-based poker clubs that have opened recently throughout Texas.

State Agency Statements on Poker Clubs

Find official statements from state agencies on specific aspects of gambling.