Both Online poker & live poker are legal in Pennsylvania.
Live poker players in the state have a decent number of poker rooms to choose from with 13 card rooms offering a huge variety of poker variants and and games in the state.
Note that players must be at least 21 years old to legally play poker in PA.
Live Poker In Pennsylvania
Land-based poker rooms in the state vary in size – with some having capacity to host major live poker events. Most Pennsylvania poker tables are 8 or 9 handed. Smoking is banned in Pennsylvania poker rooms.
Parx Poker Room
This Pennsylvania cardroom is host to 48 tables – offering plenty of scope for running large poker tournaments. The card room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games buy-ins start at $1/$3 blinds (with a $100 – $500 buy-in). Other limits include $2/$5 and $10/$10. Players who know a lot of poker games will be glad to know that games on offer include No limit Texas hold’em, PLO, Omaha Hi/Lo, stud, fixed limit hold’em, mixed games.
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows Poker Room
This cardroom has 14 tables, and the poker room opens daily at 11 AM, closing at midnight during the week and 2 AM on weekends. NLHE and PLO games run with blinds at $1/$3 & $2/$5.
Live! Casino Philadelphia Poker Room
With 29 tables and open 24/7 – the Live! Casino Philadelphia poker room offers predominantly $1/$3 and $2/$5 No limit and Limit Texas Hold’em, with occasional Pot limit Omaha games running. The cardroom runs ten poker tournaments per week, with at least one daily.
|Poker Tables||Casino Name||City||State||Owner(s)|
|48||Parx Casino and Racing||Bensalem||Pennsylvania||Greenwood Gaming Inc.|
|30||Rivers Casino Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh||Pennsylvania||Holdings Acquisition Co. L.P.,|
|30||Rivers Casino||Pittsburgh||Pennsylvania||Holdings Acquisition Co. L.P.,|
|29||Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania||Stadium Casino LLCGreenwood Gaming Inc.Cordish Company|
|28||Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack||Chester||Pennsylvania||Caesars Entertainment Corporation|
|28||Rivers Casino Philadelphia||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania||Rush Street Gaming|
|26||Wind Creek Bethlehem||Bethlehem||Pennsylvania||Wind Creek Hospitality|
|16||Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course||Grantville||Pennsylvania||Penn National Gaming, Inc.|
|14||Hollywood Casino at the Meadows||Washington||Pennsylvania||Penn National Gaming, Inc.|
|9||Mount Airy Casino Resort||Mount Pocono||Pennsylvania||Mount Airy, No. 1, LLC.|
|9||Presque Isle Downs & Casino||Erie||Pennsylvania||Churchill Downs Incorporated|
|8||Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs||Wilkes-Barre||Pennsylvania||Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment|
|7||Live! Casino Pittsburgh||Greensburg||Pennsylvania||Cordish Company|
Regulated, Safe & Legal Online Poker in PA
Pennsylvania has a regulated online poker industry, with four Pennsylvania online poker rooms in operation offering Texas hold’em, Omaha, seven card stud and mixed games.
Poker Sites currently operating in the state offering legal online poker include PokerStars, BetMGM, Borgata and WSOP.com.
Online Poker Licensees in the state:
- Betfair Interactive US LLC DBA
- BetMGM, LLC DBA
- Crown PA Gaming, Inc. DBA
- Digital Gaming Corporation USA
- PointsBet Pennsylvania LLC
- Rush Street Interactive PA, LLC
- TSG Interactive US Services Limited
- Unibet Interactive, Inc.
WSOP in Pennsylvania
The 2022 World Series of Poker includes a number of online WSOP Bracelet events in PA during the series
|Sunday, June 5th||$500||NLH BIG $500||3x Re-Entry|
|Sunday, June 12th||$400||NLH Ultra Deepstack||2x Re-Entry|
|Sunday, June 19th||$500||PLO 6-Max||3x Re-Entry|
|Sunday, June 26th||$600||NLH Online Deepstack Championship||2x Re-Entry|
|Sunday, July 3rd||$500||NLH Deepstack||2x Re-Entry|
|Sunday, July 10th||$1,000||NLH Online Bracelet Championship||2x Re-Entry|
|Saturday, July 16th||$777||NLH Lucky 7’s Second Chance||3x Re-Entry|
|Sunday, July 17th||$500||NLH Summer Saver||3x Re-Entry|