Gambling Game Law and Legal Definition

Gambling game is a game played as part of gambling. This game is played for money. Usually, any gambling game is a game of chance, but some game require element of skill also. Gambling game can be played in casinos as well as outside. Gambling game conducted in casinos are regulated by the rules of the concerned state.

The following is an example of a state statute (Michigan) defining the term Gambling game :

According to MCLS § 432.202, gambling game means any game played with cards, dice, equipment or a machine, including any mechanical, electromechanical or electronic device which shall include computers and cashless wagering systems, for money, credit, or any representative of value, including, but not limited to, faro, monte, roulette, keno, bingo, fan tan, twenty one, blackjack, seven and a half, klondike, craps, poker, chuck a luck, Chinese chuck a luck (dai shu), wheel of fortune, chemin de fer, baccarat, pai gow, beat the banker, panguingui, slot machine, any banking or percentage game, or any other game or device approved by the board, but does not include games played with cards in private homes or residences in which no person makes money for operating the game, except as a player.