Poker in Freising:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

If you want to play for real money poker cash games in Freising in Bayern with 48.634 (31. Dez. 2018) citizens, you will need to enter a official casino.

In Freising and all over Bayern, poker is classified as a game of luck. For this reason, it is solely permitted in casinos to poker for real cash. On this online site we inform you about all the different options to play poker in Freising and clarify the legal framework in Bayern.

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

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Freising ?

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

Poker can fulfill in Bayern and thus as well in Freising the element of the offence of illegal gambling §§ 284, 285 StGB. Players can be convicted according to these laws if one hosts public gambling or participates in it based on § 285 StGB.

Is poker a game of chance or not?

The question of whether poker is a game of luck is still to be cleared. The law in Deutschland and therefore also in Freising says however that poker is to be classified as a game of chance.The state casinos in Deutschland have for sure a authorisation under § 284 I StGB.

That's why non-cash prize tournaments are legal

The single form of poker that is not seen as gambling in Freising is entry fee tournaments, also called prize tournaments. However, the winnings may not be paid out of the registration fees. This variant lacks the fact of case stake and after the legislation in Deutschland there is therefore no gambling. The maximum allowed amount of the entry fee is hotly discussed, however, with 15 euros one is as an promoter or poker player of non-cash prize tournaments in Freising but usually on the secure page. In this event the relevance of the stake is missing.

Poker in bars in Freising

Attention pubs & hosts! There is high risk of losing the official permission to operate a restaurant in Freising if you make yourself liable to prosecution under § 284 StGB.


  • Poker for real money is generally forbidden in Deutschland and therefore also in Freising, unless you do not play in public or by habit.
  • An exception are the prize tournaments in Freising, because following the legislation it's not defined as gambling due to lack of stakes.
  • The casinos in Deutschland have a licence.
  • Mostly it is very difficult for the authorities in Freising to evidence prohibited gambling.

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 Freising

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Freising © Unsplash

In Freising you are currently not able to organize a real-money game in general. You need travel to one of the various casinos in the area. Please check out the section on Home Games if you are looking for more alternatives.

Poker tournaments in Freising

You can find a big number of poker tournaments in Freising. Tournaments are legal as long as no real cash is paid out, but the win is a non-cash prize. In Freising and the surrounding area there are regular poker tournaments. For an quick overview of the upcoming tournaments in Freising, please search for our tournament calendar. One of the most important poker tournaments in Bayern is the German Poker Days with nice prizes, like entries to the King's Poker trip. Additionally there is still the Poker Bundesliga, which was likewise already in various cities in Bayern to guest.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Freising

Additional alternatives are available by the many poker clubs & rooms with poker events in and around Freising. We present you a good selection of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Freising:

  • Allgäuer Poker Club
  • Card Club Nürnberg
  • River Card Club e.V
  • Pokerclub Lauf e.V
  • Big Blind Bamberg
  • Freerollers Fürth
  • Isar-Poker München e.V.
  • Lifestyle Poker Club Augsburg e.V.
  • Pokerclub Straubing-Tilters
    Innere Passauer Str. 41 a, 94315 Straubing, Germany
  • Allgäuer Pokerclub e.V.
    Nachtangerstraße 12, 86807 Buchloe, Germany
  • Poker-Schlacht
    Rosenheimer Str. 98, 81669 München, Germany
  • Royal Flush Regensburg
    Kirchfeldallee 4, 93055 Regensburg, Germany
  • German Federation of Poker e. V.
    Marsweg 2, 93055 Regensburg, Germany
  • Deutscher Poker Sportbund
    Marsweg 2, 93055 Regensburg, Germany
  • F-Town Poker
    Amalienstraße 35a, 90763 Fürth, Germany
  • Langwegas 1. Pokerclub Langwasser e.V.
    Wettersteinstraße 53, 90471 Nürnberg, Germany
  • 1. Pokerclub Lauf e.V.
    Hersbrucker Str. 30, 91207 Lauf an der Pegnitz, Germany
  • 1. Pokerverein Augsburg Lechhausen 2010 e. V.
    Untere Jakobermauer 2, 86152 Augsburg, Germany
  • Poker-Verein und Live Poker
    Sieboldstraße 4, 81669 München, Germany

Live poker in casinos near by Freising

In the city itself, there is no casino with live poker. Bayern located its casinos usually in smaller cities and outside the heart of the city. It is however fast to reach them by car or public transport. Most have additional their own shuttle service. If you want to drive your own car, all casinos offer large parking space for poker players. Meanwhile, every casino in Deutschland routinely organizes real money poker tournaments. There are different poker tournaments and poker events where you can participate. On our site you'll discover an overview, organized by federal states, of the best places running poker with their individual games and all other infos. In the area of Freising you will see at least two casinos with reasonable travel times and nice live poker offers.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Freising in private locations

In Freising the legislation of the federal state Bayern is in effect. In order be allowed to play poker home games in Freising you must follow of the following:

Is the game in Freising public?

If the poker game is not public, it can be allowed in general and does not have to justify any criminal liability. A poker round is public after the jurisdiction in Bayern, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". An example of this is the poker for big amounts of money in Freising's bars, which usually anyone can join. Attention, this is forbidden!

Does the homegame take place in Freising as usual?

Even a closed society can be considered public in Bayern according to § 285 II StGB, if gambling takes place there according to law.If the poker game takes place regulardy, it is illegal in private rooms in Freising as well as in public. So, 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 not allowed.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

The fastest and allowed option to play poker in Freising is online poker. We show a variety of established providers where you can officially play for real cash in Deutschland. After over 20 years of online poker history, a couple of providers have emerged as the most reliable and stable. We strongly recommend opening an account with these sites and poker there. The poker games on offer are great, the options are large, the player pool is numerous and the fees are reasonable. lists the most important and best providers in comparison.