Can I Legally Play Poker Online?

The question "Is online poker legal?" is a very reasonable one to ask. I wish the answer was a simple yes or no, but the legality of online poker ultimately depends on your place of residence along with some tricky legal interpretation.

This section of our guide will hopefully answer the question of online poker legality as well as possible. I have broken up this guide into multiple pages which are all country specific. Choose your country from below to start reading:

The end of each page will have a link to the next section of our guide, which is:

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Although the pages above represent tens of hours of research, I do not claim to be a lawyer. Take my advice with a grain of salt (even though it should be highly accurate for the most part). If you need absolute legal answers please consult a lawyer.

If you choose to follow the advice and suggestions listed in the articles on this site, always be aware that you are acting at your own risk, as I do not assume responsibility for any consequences of using the information on my site.