Pennsylvania court rules poker machines as "game of skill"

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Judge Paula Francisco says, "For a game to constitute gambling, it must be a game where chance predominates rather than skill," Poker machines can be debated as skill not just chance. See how the court rules.

Pennsylvania court rules poker machines as "game of skill"

The debate for US acceptance with poker is still raging as the Pennsylvania court ruled that several years ago state troopers wrongly seized two poker machines in Bucks country stating that the game is skill not chance.

On Oct. 15, 2010 the superior court riles that state troopers wrongly seized the poker machines. The two poker machines were taken by the troopers as evidence of illegal gambling from American.
Martin Caplan, the owner of Double D Gaming made modifications on the machines that took away any edge of skill that could be taken from the RNG (random number generator).
County County Judge Albert J. Cepparulo sided with Caplan, that "the machines, following this significant modification, were no longer endowed with the randomness of their antecedent electronic poker and/or Texas Hold 'Em poker games. This opinion was back up by the Superior Court who cited several days of testimony by "dueling experts" and precedent: the state's 31-year-old "predominate-factor test."

Judge Paula Francisco wrote, "For a game to constitute gambling, it must be a game where chance predominates rather than skill,"

This debate has verification has only furthered the war on the poker industry and will bring further awareness to the rage of American gamblers.

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