Poker in Växjö:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

If you want to play for real money poker cash games in Växjö in Kronoberg with 65.383 residents, you will need to go to a national casino or a poker room.

In Växjö and across Kronoberg, poker is defined as a game of luck. For this reason, it is solely permitted in casinos to play poker for real money. On this website we show you all the various ways to play poker in Växjö and inform you about the legal framework in Kronoberg.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Växjö ?

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

Poker Cash Games can meet in Kronoberg and thus also in Växjö the criminal offence of illegal gambling. Punishment based on these laws is if one hosts a public game of chance or participates in it.

Is poker in Kronoberg ranked as a game of chance?

The question of whether poker is a game of luck is still not answered. However the jurisdiction in Sweden and therefore also in Växjö classifies poker as a game of luck. The state casinos in Sweden have for sure a allowance.

Poker in pubs in Växjö

Especially for pubs the criminal side is very risky. There is possibility of losing the official permission to operate a restaurant in Växjö if you make yourself liable to prosecution.

Result

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

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Växjö © Unsplash

Note: Poker for real money is not permitted in public! You must go to one of the many casinos in the region of Växjö. If you don't like to go to a casino but still don't wanna miss poker cash games, you can evaluate Home Games, which are highly regulated.

Poker tournaments in Växjö

Poker tourneys in Växjö are not a problem under specific conditions. Tourneys are legal as long as there are prizes and not real money to be won. Furthermore, great poker tournaments are held often in Kronoberg! Current tournaments can be seen in the tournament schedule.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Växjö

Other alternatives are available by the many poker clubs & poker rooms with in and around Växjö. With us you will find a helpful overview of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Växjö:

Live poker in casinos near by Växjö

Växjö itself unfortunately does not have a proper casino with a poker floor. Kronoberg located its casinos usually in little cities and outside the heart of the city. It is though no problem to access them by car or public transport. The majority have even an own shuttle facilities. If you decide to use your own car, all casinos provide generous parking space for poker enthusiasts. This year, every casino in Sweden often hosts real money poker games. There are both tournament series and Poker Events in which you can enter. Here with us you'll find an overview, arranged by federal states, of all casinos offering poker with their individual schedule and all required facts. Within a radius of Växjö you will see at least two casinos with acceptable driving times and good live poker offers.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Växjö in private locations

In Växjö the judisdiction of the federal state Kronoberg applies. In order not be prohibited to play poker home games in Växjö you must be aware of the following:

Is the poker round in Växjö public?

If the poker round is not public, it can be allowed in general and does not have to justify any criminal liability. A poker event is public after the jurisdiction in Kronoberg, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". A good example of this is cash games in pubs in Växjö that anyone could access. This is illegal.

How regularly does the homegame take place in Växjö?

According to legislation in Kronoberg can: "However, a closed society in which a game of chance is customarily held is also considered public according to § 285 II StGB". If the round takes place habitually, it is not allowed in private rooms in Växjö as well as in public. For example, if cash games are hosted for every week on the same day, it does not matter if it is a private room or not. Both are illegal.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

The easiest and allowed option to play poker in Växjö is online poker. There are many trustful providers where you can poker for real money. After some twenty years of online poker history, a couple of providers proofed themselfes as the most trustful and stable. We strongly recommend opening an account with these sites and 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.

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