Poker in Baden:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

gambling for real money in Baden in Baden with 25.906 citizens, is just legally in casinos or poker rooms.

In Baden and all over Baden, poker is classified as a game of luck. That is why, it is only allowed in casinos to poker for real money. On this website we show you all the different possibilities to play poker in Baden and explain you the legal framework in Baden.

We show you how and where you can play Poker Baden
We show you how and where you can play Poker Baden .

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Baden ?

Legal notice
Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Baden ? © Unsplash

Poker Cash Games can meet in Baden and thus as well in Baden the element of the offence of illegal gambling. Punishment according to these regulations is not rare if one organizes a public game of chance or plays in it.

Is poker a game of chance or not?

There is still no consisten ruling whether poker is a game of chance or not. However the jurisdiction in Österreich and therefore also in Baden grades poker as a game of chance. The national casinos in Österreich have of course a authorisation.

Poker in pubs in Baden

Notably for pubs the criminal side is very risky. There is possibility of losing the official permission to operate a restaurant in Baden if you make yourself liable to prosecution.


  • Poker cash games are in principle not allowed in Österreich and therefore also in Baden.
  • The casinos in Österreich have a licence.
  • Often it is very challenging for the authorities in Baden to prove prohibited gambling.
  • Tournaments are considered a game of skill, cash games a game of luck

Please note that the information provided does not constitute legal advice under the law and cannot replace legal advice, as such advice always requires knowledge of all individual circumstances, in particular of the specific individual case.

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Baden

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Baden © Unsplash

In Baden you are still not able to enter a real-money game in public. If like to participate in poker games for real money in Baden, you will have to travel to casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the local area. Please read carefully the section on Home Games if you are looking for further alternatives.

Poker tournaments in Baden

There are a lot poker tournaments in Baden. Tournaments are accepted as long as there are prizes and not real cash to be won. In Baden and the surrounding region there are frequent poker tournaments. For an fast overview of the current tournaments in Baden, please look at our tournament calendar.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Baden

Further alternatives are offered by the various poker clubs & poker rooms with events in and around Baden. We present you a helpful overview of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Baden:

Live poker in casinos near by Baden

In the center of Baden you will hardly find a casino with poker games. Baden located its casinos mainly in minor cities and outside the heart of the city. It is certainly not a matter to get to them by car or public transport. Most have even their own shuttle facilities. If you decide to go by your own car, all casinos offer spacious park possibilities for poker players. Today you can join a large collection of poker tournaments in every casino in Österreich. There is a variety of tourneys and events where you can participate. On this site you'll find a list, arranged by federal states, of the best places running poker with their precise games and all other information. After only a quick drive you can join legal poker games for real cash in one of the casinos around Baden.

Best Poker Players from Baden

The following list shows you the Top 10 poker players with the highest tournament winnings from Baden.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Baden in private locations

In Baden the laws of the federal state Baden is in effect. In order to play legal poker home games in Baden you must follow of the following:

Do you play publicly?

The poker game has to be hosted in public to be criminal liable. A poker game is public after the jurisdiction in Baden, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". A good example of this is cash games in pubs in Baden that anyone could access. This is illegal.

How often does the homegame take place in Baden?

Based on jurisdiction in Baden can: "However, a closed society in which a game of chance is customarily held is also considered public according to § 285 II StGB". If the poker round takes place habitually, it is prohibited in private rooms in Baden as well as in public. For example, if cash games are organized for every week on the same day, it does not matter if it is a private room or not. Both are prohibited.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

The fastest and allowed way to play poker in Baden is online poker. We list a top list of trustful online sites where you can legally play for real money in Österreich. After some twenty years of online poker history, several providers have emerged as the most trustful and consistent. We strongly recommend opening an account with these sites and poker there. The poker tables on offer are excellent, the choice is large, the players are numerous and the fees are just fine. lists the most important and best providers in comparison.