…people having fun, and possibly even making some money at it.
In a city that has become the hot spot for Texas Hold ’em poker halls, it may be time to fold ’em.
Commonwealth’s Attorney Earle C. Mobley said Thursday that he has talked to the police chief and will be prosecuting people who run poker games and other forms of gambling not sanctioned by the state.
Because heaven knows that Portsmouth couldn’t possibly use any additional business taxes and Portsmouth businesses surely don’t want those icky gamblers coming in from out of town and spending their money there.
No…Portsmouth would prefer that their fair city stay just the way it is: small, poor and riddled with street gangs.