Gambling is the betting of money or other valuable items on something with an undetermined or unknown outcome, hoping to win additional wealth. Typical subjects for gambling include games of chance, card games, and sports fixtures.
Legal status of gamblingEdit
- Feniz — The casino of Fenizabad is even advertised as a special attraction.
- Nova Luxa — Tourism is based mainly around the many casinos.
- Allacoa — currently there are no restrictions on gambling in the country, but as crimes related to gambling activities are on the rise, the government is considering regulating the growing industry.
- Lamb's Cove — no restrictions.
- Xochimechatl — most jurisdictions put no significant limits on gambling.
- Lysonia — Gambling is restricted by size and location.
- Listonian Free State — Gambling is legal, but regulated by size and location. Winnings are subject to an excise tax.
- Porto Capital — the only form of gambling allowed are the three State Lotteries.
- Shaelic Commonwealth — currently illegal in each of the 14 states if the amount exceeds š150 and is not for "private enjoyment". Under current law, "private enjoyment" is defined as "an individual either engaging in card games, such as poker or blackjack, or making personal wagers with friends and/or family for amounts not exceeding š150". Penalties can be quite severe, and include up to 10 years in prison and fines approaching š500,000 for first-time offenders. States are permitted to run lotteries.
- St. Samuel — gambling is generally frowned upon in Saint Samuel, however the tourism sector has a large number of strictly regulated casino's.
- Trinia — gambling is legal, but very strictly regulated. Casinos over a certain size are prohibited, as is all advertising for gambling. The government imposes a maximum value for potential winnings. Local governments are free to add their own restrictions.
- Wesmerité — gambling is regulated by the government and local zoning laws. Casinos, Race Tracks and Bingo Halls must have a license to operate from the government and the approval of the local municiple government. Both levels of government receive a share of the revenue. There is a lottery commission, set up arms length from the government, that runs the "Super 6 Lotto" whose revenue is divided up between the government, registered charities and the National Gambling Addiction Prevention Secretariate.
- Lendosa — gambling is illegal, although laws are targeted at organised gambling and casinos, not personal wagers.
- Mari'im — betting money or other valuables on games of chance or skill is illegal.