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USA Poker Guide

A guide to where it is possible to play (or not play), legal, regulated poker both online and in land-based card rooms and casinos in the USA

Legal U.S Online Poker

Legal online poker is available in just a handful of states in the United States:

Legal U.S Cardrooms & Casinos by State

Live poker is legal, and regulated and available in most U.S states including:

USA Poker Frequently Asked Questions

Is Poker legal in the USA?

Yes- poker can be played live in land-based casinos and cardrooms as well as on casino cruise ships in international waters.

Which U.S states have regulated & legal online poker?

Currently poker players in the United States can play online poker legally in:

Which U.S State has the most card-rooms for poker players?

Some may be surprised to learn that California is the state with the most poker tables - more than even Nevada, the home of poker.

When and where is the 2024 World Series of Poker?

The WSOP is held each summer in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. This year's WSOP takes place at Horseshoe Las Vegas and Paris Las Vegas from May 28 to July 17, 2024

What is the Multi State Internet Gaming Agreement (MSIGA)?

The MSIGA is a multi-jurisdictional poker agreement allowing internet gamblers (including poker players) to compete across state lines.

How do poker sweepstakes poker sites work?

Operating on a sweepstakes model - where players buy "coins" to play tournaments and cash-games, sweepstakes poker sites offer legal poker for real money in most US States.