by Max Brantley
Stephens Media delves a bit into the burgeoning world of poker, apparently being "hosted" at clubs all over Arkansas. They claim no money is involved and thus it's legal, as opposed to the poker league recently busted in Little Rock for charging fees for recordkeeping and other services related to the game.
But here's my question: Does anybody really play poker just for points? If you don't have money -- generally finite amounts of money -- at risk, you've removed a large element of the game. Seems to me.