Poker in Logroño:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

If you want to play for real money poker cash games in Logroño in La Rioja La Rioja with 151.113 residents, you will need to visit a national casino or a poker room.

Only in the official casinos in La Rioja La Rioja are real money tournaments of Texas Hold'em allowed, because according to legislation in España poker is a game of luck. On this platform we show you all the different ways to play poker in Logroño and show you the legal framework in La Rioja La Rioja.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Logroño ?

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

Poker Cash Games can meet in La Rioja La Rioja and therefore as well in Logroño the element of the offence of illegal gambling. Punishment based on these laws is if one organizes a public game of chance or plays in it.

Is poker in La Rioja La Rioja classified as a game of chance?

There is still no standardized decision whether poker is a game of chance or not. The legislation in España and therefore also in Logroño says however that poker is to be defined as a game of chance.The national casinos in España have for sure a permission.

Poker in pubs in Logroño

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

Result

  • Poker cash games are basically not legal in España and therefore also in Logroño.
  • The casinos in España have a licence.
  • Mostly it is very challenging for the authorities in Logroño 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 Logroño

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Logroño © Unsplash

Playing poker for real money is not allowed in public. You must travel to one of the many casinos in the area. Please read the paragraph on Home Games if you are looking for more alternatives.

Poker tournaments in Logroño

You can find a wide range of poker tourneys in Logroño. These are allowed as long as there are prizes and not real cash to be won. In Logroño and the surrounding area there are regular poker tournaments. Current tournaments can be found in the tournament calendar.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Logroño

Additional alternatives are offered by the many poker clubs & poker rooms with tournaments in and around Logroño. The poker landscape in Logroño is organized in several clubs & rooms and every year live poker events come to the city. Here is a good selection:

Live poker in casinos near by Logroño

In the city itself, there is no casino with live poker. La Rioja La Rioja has its casinos primarily in smaller places and outside the heart of the city. It is though no problem to reach them by car or public transport. Most have additional their own transfer service. In case you want to use your own car, all casinos provide extensive parking facilities for poker enthusiasts. Meanwhile, however, almost every casino in España is hosting poker tournaments. There are a lot of tournaments and poker events in which you can play. On this site you'll discover a list, sorted by federal states, of every places running poker with their precise offering and all important infos. In the area of Logroño you will be able to reach minimum two casinos with acceptable travel times and attractive live poker tables.

Casinos, Poker Rooms & Venues offering Poker in Logroño

  • Electra Rioja Gran Casino ( Website )
    Calle Sagasta, 10, 26001 Logroño, La Rioja, Spain

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Logroño in private locations

In Logroño the judisdiction of the federal state La Rioja La Rioja is in effect. In order not be prohibited to play poker home games in Logroño you have to take care of the following:

Is the game in Logroño public?

If the poker round is not public, it can be allowed in principle and does not have to justify any criminal liability. A poker event is public after the jurisdiction in La Rioja La Rioja, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". The best example of this is the poker for big amounts of money in Logroño's pubs, which theoretically anyone can join. It's forbidden.

Habituality

Even a closed society can be considered public in La Rioja La Rioja based on § 285 II StGB, if gambling takes place there according to law.If the round takes place regulardy, it is illegal in private rooms in Logroño as well as in public. So, if money games are organized for every week on the same day, it does not matter if it is a private room or not. Both are not allowed.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

The easiest and not prohibited option to play poker in Logroño is online poker. We list a selection of trustful poker platforms where you can legally play for real money in España. After many years of online poker history, several providers proofed themselfes as the most reliable and stable. We strongly recommend opening an account with these online poker networks and playing poker there. The poker games on offer are great, the options are extensive, the players are numerous and the fees are reasonable. Poker-in.com lists the most important and best providers in comparison.

 updated: 05.12.2020
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