Poker in Plymouth:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

In order to play poker in Plymouth in South West England with 242.352 citizens for money, you have to drive to a national casino or a poker room.

Only in the official casinos in South West England are real money tournaments of Texas Hold'em permitted, because according to legislation in Great Britain poker is a game of luck. On this site we show you all the different ways to play poker in Plymouth and show you the legal framework in South West England.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Plymouth ?

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

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in South West England and thus also in Plymouth the element of the offence of illegal gambling. Punishment according to these regulations is if one organizes a public game of luck or takes part in it.

Is poker a game of luck or not?

There is still no uniform decision whether poker is a game of luck or not. The jurisdiction in Great Britain and therefore also in Plymouth says however that poker is to be defined as a game of chance. The difference is that state casinos in South West England have a authorisation. Playing poker there is legal.

Poker in restaurants in Plymouth

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

Conclusion

  • Poker cash games are generally prohibited in Great Britain and therefore also in Plymouth.
  • The casinos in Great Britain have a state licence.
  • Often it is very tricky for the authorities in Plymouth to evidence 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 Plymouth

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Plymouth © Unsplash

Note: Real-money games are not allowed in Plymouth. You need use one of the many casinos in the area. If you don't want to play in a casino but still don't wanna miss poker cash games, you can check out Home Games, which are heavily regulated.

  • Grosvenor Casino Plymouth ( Website )
    15 Derry's Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW, UK
    +441752668922
    Every Day. Start 19:30. End 07:00. Blinds from 0.50p. Blinds to 1.00.

Poker tournaments in Plymouth

There are many poker tourneys in Plymouth. Tournaments are allowed as long as there are prizes and not real cash to be won. In addition, great poker tournaments are held often in South West England! For an fast overview of the current tournaments in Plymouth, please search for our tournament calendar.

Past Tournaments

  • £ 25 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 11-Mar-2018
  • £ 25 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 11-Mar-2018
  • £ 30 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 01-Dec-2017
  • £ 30 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 01-Dec-2017
  • £ 30 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 24-Nov-2017
  • £ 30 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 24-Nov-2017
  • £ 30 + 5 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 22-Jul-2017
  • £ 30 + 5 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 22-Jul-2017
  • £ 0 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 14-Jul-2017
  • £ 0 + 6 No Limit Hold'em ( Website )
    Genting Casino Plymouth, 14-Jul-2017

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Plymouth

Further options are available by the various poker clubs & poker rooms with events in and around Plymouth. Here you can see a good list of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Plymouth:

Live poker in casinos near by Plymouth

In the city itself, there is no casino with poker games. South West England has its casinos generally in small cities and outside the heart of the city. It is however easy to visit them by car or public transport. The majority have even their own transfer busses. In case you want to drive your own car, all casinos offer extensive parking space for poker enthusiasts. Meanwhile, however, nearly each casino in Great Britain is organizing poker games. There are many tournaments and events where you can play. On our site you'll discover an overview, sorted by federal states, of the best casinos offering poker with their individual games and all other information. Around Plymouth you will get to minimum two casinos with decent driving times and attractive live poker offers.

Casinos, Poker Rooms & Venues offering Poker in Plymouth

  • Genting Casino Plymouth ( Website )
    2 Union Street, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2SR, UK
  • Grosvenor Casino Plymouth ( Website )
    15 Derry's Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW, UK

Best Poker Players from Plymouth

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

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Plymouth in private locations

In Plymouth the legislation of the federal state South West England is in effect. In order to play legal poker home games in Plymouth you have to take care of the following:

Does the game take place publicly in Plymouth?

The poker game has to be hosted in public to establish criminal liability. A poker event is public after the jurisdiction in South West England, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". The best example of this is the poker for high stakes of money in Plymouth's pubs, which theoretically anyone can join. It's forbidden.

How regularly does the homegame take place in Plymouth?

Even a closed society can be considered public in South West England 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 Plymouth as well as in public. So, if money games are held for every week on the similar day, it does not matter if it is a private room or public. Both are illegal.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

If you are looking for an easy way to play poker in Plymouth, we recommend online poker. We show a variety of popular online sites where you can officially play for real cash in Great Britain. After decades of online poker history, several providers proofed themselfes as the most trustful and stable. We strongly recommend opening an account with these online poker networks and poker there. The poker tables on offer are excellent, the options are large, the player pool is numerous and the rake is reasonable. Poker-in.com lists the most important and best providers in comparison.

 updated: 02.12.2020
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