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Charitable Gaming Board

Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament Regulations [11 VAC 15 ‑ 50]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Section 18.2-340.15 authorizes the Charitable Gaming Board to prescribe regulations and conditions under which charitable gaming shall be conducted in the Commonwealth. Chapter 982 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly amended the Charitable Gaming Law (Article 1.1:1 of Chapter 8 of Title 18.2 of the Code of Virginia (Va. Code § 18.2-340.15 et seq.)) to include Texas Hold’em poker tournaments as a form of charitable gaming in the Commonwealth and to authorize qualified charitable organizations to manage, operate, and conduct Texas Hold’em poker tournaments.
State Authority §§ 18.2-340.19 and 18.2-340.28 :2 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (5) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Menefee  / Program Mgr, Charitable and Regulatory Programs
Address: 102 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-3983    FAX: (804)371-7479    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament Regulations
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/23/2021.