South Carolina Gambling Laws & Online Poker in South Carolina

South Carolina still doesn’t have any online poker legislation in place.  However, changes have been discussed but there probably won’t be movement for a couple of years.

Type/Code Summary
State Code Section(s) 16.19; 52.5
Definition of Unlawful Gaming Tables Any person who shall set up, keep, or use any gaming table, roley-poley table, table to play at rouge et noir, faro bank, any other gaming table or bank of the like kind or of any other kind for the purpose of gaming and used for gambling purposes except the games of billiards, bowls, chess, draughts, and backgammon.
Online Poker/Gambling South Carolina is very unlikely to consider legalizing online poker or any type of internet casino gaming.
Live Poker There is no live poker allowed in South Carolina in the form of cash games or tournaments.
Casinos Casinos are not legal in South Carolina.
Sports Betting There is a bill remaining open in the South Carolina House to legalize sports betting, but it seems unlikely to pass in 2018.
DFS A bill was introduced in 2016 to legalize daily fantasy sports contests but did not pass.
Other Forms of Gambling Horse racing, social table games, lottery, charitable bingo