Poker in Randers:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

Poker for real money in Randers in Midtjylland with 98.265 residents, is only legally in casinos or poker rooms.

In Randers and across Midtjylland, poker is defined as a game of luck. That is why, it is only accepted in casinos to gamble for real money. On this online site we present you all the different options to play poker in Randers and explain you the legal framework in Midtjylland.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Randers ?

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

Poker Cash Games can meet in Midtjylland and therefore also in Randers the element of the offence of illegal gambling. Players can be punished based on these laws if one hosts public gambling or participates in it.

Is poker a game of chance or not?

There is still no consisten ruling whether poker is a game of chance or not. The law in Denmark and therefore also in Randers says however that poker is to be defined as a game of luck. The difference is that national casinos in Midtjylland have a permission. Playing poker there is legal.

Poker in pubs in Randers

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


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

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Randers © Unsplash

Caution: Poker for real money is not allowed in public! If you still want to join poker games for cash in Randers, you will need to use casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the surrounding area. Please read carefully the section on Home Games if you want more options.

Poker tournaments in Randers

You can find many poker tourneys in Randers. Tournaments are permitted as long as no real money is paid out, but the award is a non-cash prize. Furthermore, big poker tournaments take place often in Midtjylland! Upcoming tournaments can be found in the tournament calendar.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Randers

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

Live poker in casinos near by Randers

Randers itself sadly does not offer a own casino with a poker floor. Midtjylland has its casinos mostly in minor towns and outside the city center. It is however not a matter to reach them by car or public transport. The majority have additional their own shuttle busses. If you want to go by your own car, all casinos provide extensive park possibilities for poker players. Today, however, just each casino in Denmark is organizing poker tournaments. There are different tournaments and events where you can participate. On this site you'll find a list, sorted by federal states, of all casinos offering poker with their individual games and all required facts. After only a short drive you can join legal poker games for money in one of the casinos around Randers.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Randers in private locations

In Randers the judisdiction of the federal state Midtjylland applies. In order to play legal poker home games in Randers you have to take care of the following:

Is the poker round in Randers 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 Midtjylland, 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 Randers's bars, which usually anyone can enter. Attention, this is forbidden!

Does the homegame take place in Randers as usual?

Even a closed society can be considered public in Midtjylland based on § 285 II StGB, if gambling takes place there according to law.If the poker game takes place habitually, it is prohibited in private rooms in Randers 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 public. Both are prohibited.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

The fastest and legal way to play poker in Randers is online poker. We show a list of trustful poker platforms where you can legally play for real money in Denmark. After over 20 years of online poker history, several providers have emerged as the most trustful and stable. We strongly recommend opening an account with these online poker networks and poker there. The poker games on offer are excellent, the choice is large, the players are numerous and the fees are just fine. lists the most important and best providers in comparison.