Can I start my own Rummy betting website in the United States ?

Asked over 1 year ago - 10022

According to my research, Rummy is a game of skill, not a game of chance.
As such, it is legal to play online. H.R.4411 "Internet Gambling Enforcement Act
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c109:H.R....

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  1. Daniel Gary Rosenthal

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    Answered . As I answered in the other question, your research is wrong. The UIGEA does not say what you think it says, and it does not address the underlying issues of state law that will apply in this instance. Asking this question multiple times will not change the answer.

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  2. Frank A. Natoli

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    Answered . I agree with the other attorney here. It would be very imprudent for you to conclude this.

    You should discuss your plans and objectives over with a lawyer in private before making any commitments here and most of us here, including myself, offer a free phone consult.

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  3. Alan James Brinkmeier

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    Answered . there are lots of online Rummy sites where you can play the game

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