Poker in Fredericia:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

In order to play poker in Fredericia in Syddanmark with 51.326 inhabitants for money, you have to drive to a national casino or a poker room.

In Fredericia and all over Syddanmark, poker is classified as a game of luck. For this reason, it is only legal in casinos to poker for real cash. On this online site we show you all the different possibilities to play poker in Fredericia and explain you the legal framework in Syddanmark.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Fredericia ?

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

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in Syddanmark and therefore as well in Fredericia the element of the offence of illegal gambling. Punishment based on these regulations is if one hosts a public game of chance or plays in it.

Is poker a game of luck or not?

There is still no standardized decision whether poker is a game of luck or not. The law in Denmark and therefore also in Fredericia says however that poker is to be classified as a game of luck. The difference is that national casinos in Syddanmark have a permission. Playing poker there is ok.

Poker in bars in Fredericia

Particulary for pubs the criminal side is very dangerous. There is high risk of losing the official permission to operate a restaurant in Fredericia if you make yourself liable to prosecution.


  • Poker cash games are in principle not legal in Denmark and therefore also in Fredericia.
  • The casinos in Denmark have a licence.
  • Mostly it is very hard for the authorities in Fredericia to verify 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 Fredericia

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Fredericia © Unsplash

Running poker cash games for real money is not allowed in public. If prefer to poker for real money in Fredericia, you will need to travel to casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the surrounding area. Please read carefully the text on Home Games if you are searching for additional options.

Poker tournaments in Fredericia

Poker tournaments in Fredericia are not a problem under specific circumstances. Tournaments are permitted as long as there are prizes and not real cash to be won. In Fredericia and the surrounding area there are regular poker tournaments. For an quick list of the current tournaments in Fredericia, please inform yourself about our tournament calendar.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Fredericia

More options are available by the many poker clubs & poker rooms with tournaments in and around Fredericia. The poker landscape in Fredericia is organized in several clubs & rooms and every year live poker events come to the city. Here is a small selection:

Live poker in casinos near by Fredericia

In the city itself, there is no casino with poker games. Syddanmark has its casinos generally in minor places and outside the heart of the city. It is however fast to get to them by car or public transport. Most have on top their own transfer service. In case you decide to go by your own car, all casinos provide spacious parking space for poker enthusiasts. Meanwhile, every casino in Denmark routinely runs real money poker games. There are as well tournament series and Poker Events in which you can play. On this site you'll see a summary, sorted by federal states, of the best casinos offering poker with their precise games and all important infos. Near Fredericia you will see minimum two casinos with decent travel times and attractive live poker tables.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Fredericia in private locations

In Fredericia the judisdiction of the federal state Syddanmark applies. In order be allowed to play poker home games in Fredericia you have to take care of the following:

Do you poker publicly?

The poker game has to be held in public to establish criminal liability. A poker round is public after the jurisdiction in Syddanmark, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". A good example of this is the poker for big amounts of money in Fredericia's bars, which normally anyone can join. Attention, this is forbidden!

Does the homegame take place in Fredericia as usual?

Even a closed society can be considered public in Syddanmark according to § 285 II StGB, if gambling takes place there according to law.If the poker game takes place habitually, it is illegal in private rooms in Fredericia as well as in public. So, if money games are organized for every week on the similar day, it does not matter if it is a private room or not. Both are illegal.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

The fastest and not prohibited option to play poker in Fredericia is online poker. We present a variety of established poker platforms where you can legally play for real money in Denmark. After decades of online poker history, several providers proofed themselfes as the most trustful and consistent. We strongly recommend opening an account with these platforms and poker there. The poker games on offer are great, the choice is extensive, the players are numerous and the rake is reasonable. lists the most important and best providers in comparison.