A: Texas law expressly prohibits direct costs for activities involving gambling, i.e. a fee to play in a poker tournament. Texas Card House has no economic participation in any gambling fees, odds, wagers, proceeds, rakes, commissions, etc. Whether you’re playing in a $100 tournament or a $1,000,000 tournament at Texas Card House, you only pay for your Membership and Club Access. All money in the tournament is paid out 100% to tournament participants. These processes and policies are designed to keep Texas Card house compliant with state law.