Poker in Benidorm:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

If you want to play for real money poker cash games in Benidorm in Valencia Valencia with 67.558 inhabitants, you will need to visit a official casino or a poker room.

In Benidorm and throughout Valencia Valencia, poker is defined as a game of luck. For this reason, it is solely legal in casinos to gamble for real cash. On this page we present you all the different options to play poker in Benidorm and inform you about the legal framework in Valencia Valencia.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Benidorm ?

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

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in Valencia Valencia and thus as well in Benidorm the criminal offence of illegal gambling. Punishment according to these regulations is possible if one organizes a public game of luck or takes part in it.

Is poker in Valencia Valencia defined as a game of chance?

The problem of whether poker is a game of chance in the sense of the law has been not cleared for many years and there have been numerous hearings on the subject. It is enough to know that the jurisdiction in España and therefore also in Benidorm defines poker as a game of chance. The difference is that national casinos in Valencia Valencia have a authorisation. Playing poker there is not prohibited.

Poker in restaurants in Benidorm

Caution pubs & hosts! There is possibility of losing the official permission to operate a restaurant in Benidorm if you make yourself liable to prosecution.

Conclusion

  • Poker cash games are in principle prohibited in España and therefore also in Benidorm.
  • The casinos in España have a permission.
  • Often it is very hard for the authorities in Benidorm 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 Benidorm

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Benidorm © Unsplash

In Benidorm you are unfortunately not allowed to run a poker cash game in public. If like to poker for cash in Benidorm, you will need to visit casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the surrounding area. Please check out the information on Home Games if you need further options.

Poker tournaments in Benidorm

You can find a lot poker tournaments in Benidorm. Tournaments are legal as long as no real money is paid out, but the win is a non-cash prize. Furthermore, big poker tournaments are held regularly in Valencia Valencia! Upcoming tournaments can be discovered in the tournament schedule.

Past Tournaments

  • € 30 No Limit Hold'em - Lunes Eco Freezeout Benidorm ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 21-May-2018
  • € 40 No Limit Hold'em - Viernes Gran Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 11-May-2018
  • € 30 No Limit Hold'em - Lunes Eco Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 07-May-2018
  • € 30 No Limit Hold'em - Lunes Eco Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 30-Apr-2018
  • € 30 No Limit Hold'em - Miércoles Eco Freezeout Benidorm ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 25-Apr-2018
  • € 30 No Limit Hold'em - Lunes Eco Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 19-Mar-2018
  • € 30 No Limit Hold'em - Lunes Eco Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 12-Mar-2018
  • € 40 No Limit Hold'em - Viernes Gran Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 02-Mar-2018
  • € 30 No Limit Hold'em - Lunes Eco Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 19-Feb-2018
  • € 40 No Limit Hold'em - Viernes Gran Freezeout ( Website )
    Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, 27-Oct-2017

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Benidorm

More options are offered by the various poker clubs & poker rooms with events in and around Benidorm. We present you a helpful list of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Benidorm:

Live poker in casinos near by Benidorm

Benidorm itself sadly does not have a proper casino with a poker floor. Valencia Valencia has its casinos generally in minor places and outside the heart of the city. It is certainly easy to visit them by car or public transport. The majority have on top their own transfer facilities. If you want to drive your own car, all casinos offer spacious parking lots for poker players. This year you can play a large choice of poker tournaments in each casino in España. There are some tournaments and poker events that you can participate. On this site you'll find an overview, organized by federal states, of every places offering poker with their precise offering and all important facts. Within a radius of Benidorm you will see at least two casinos with acceptable driving times and solid live poker games.

Casinos, Poker Rooms & Venues offering Poker in Benidorm

  • Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm ( Website )
    Av. del Mediterráneo, 55, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

Best Poker Players from Benidorm

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

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Benidorm in private locations

In Benidorm the legislation of the federal state Valencia Valencia is in effect. In order be allowed to play poker home games in Benidorm you must be aware of the following:

Does the game take place publicly in Benidorm?

The poker game needs to be organized in public to be criminal liable. A poker event is public after the jurisdiction in Valencia Valencia, 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 Benidorm that anyone could enter. This is illegal.

Does the homegame take place in Benidorm as usual?

Based on jurisdiction in Valencia Valencia 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 game takes place regulardy, it is illegal in private rooms in Benidorm as well as in public. For example, if cash games are played for every week on the same day, it does not matter if it is a private room or public. Both are prohibited.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

If you are looking for a fast option to play poker in Benidorm, we recommend online poker. There are some well known poker platforms where you can poker for real cash. After decades of online poker history, a couple of providers proofed themselfes as the most reliable and stable. We strongly recommend opening an account with these poker platforms and playing poker there. The poker tables on offer are excellent, the choice is large, the players are numerous and the fees are reasonable. Poker-in.com lists the most important and best providers in comparison.

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