South Carolina Poker
The poker laws can be a little harsh and hard to interpret. Hosting a home game could get you in some much unneeded trouble. There is no licensed poker rooms in the entire state. The only way to gamble in legal poker room is to leave the state or take a trip on a Aquasino.
South Carolina Gambling Laws
Unfortunately wagering any game with cards (including poker) could get you fined up to $100 or 30 days in jail. This also includes gambling inside your home. If you set up a card game at home for the purpose of gambling, you may be charged with a fine up to $2000 or 12 months in jail. There is currently no law against online poker directly. You could argue that online poker doesn't use actual cards, which might make it not illegal. The gambling laws in general need to be updated.
Where to play live poker in South Carolina
This is another state where you either have to take a trip on a ship or go to another state to play live poker. The casinos on a ship are the Big M Casino and the Sun Cruz Aquasino.