ARTICLES BY BOB CIAFFONE
These Articles Are All Concerned With Poker Legislation

Giving a legal definition of poker is not as easy as it might seem. Here is a good way to formulate such a definition.
Defining Poker

Does the fact that the object of poker is to win money from the opponents make it an immoral game?
The Morality Of Poker

Poker is booming. The effect is seen not just in tournament and internet games, but throughout our whole society.
Grassroots Poker

Poker is booming in popularity. Should we turn that into a foundation for political action? What are our goals?
The Time Is Ripe

This article discusses the ins and outs of trying to achieve changes in our state poker laws.
Poker Politics

Many of our laws governing poker are very old, reflecting the moral views of a bygone era in our English past.
Victorian Poker laws

The state administrative agency that regulates gambling is a gaming commission. How should this commission control poker?
Government Regulation Of Poker

Sometimes a gaming commission decides to regulate the stakes a game can be played for. Is this a good idea?
Restricting The Stakes

One of the reasons public poker rooms are needed is the danger of playing in a private game. You make yourself a target.
Gunpoint Gambling

What really happens when the police decide to raid a poker game? A poker bust is both an ugly and dangerous action.
Police Poker Raids