Poker in Lublin:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

If you want to play for real money poker cash games in Lublin in Lublin with 340.466 citizens, you will need to visit a national casino or a poker room.

Just in national casinos in Lublin are real money tournaments of Texas Hold'em legal, because according to legislation in Polska poker is a game of luck. On this page we present you all the available possibilities to play poker in Lublin and clarify the legal framework in Lublin.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Lublin ?

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

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in Lublin and thus as well in Lublin the criminal offence of illegal gambling. Poker players can be sentenced based on these regulations if one hosts public gambling or participates in it.

Is poker a game of chance or not?

The problem of whether poker is a game of luck is still to be answered. However the jurisdiction in Polska and therefore also in Lublin defines poker as a game of chance. The difference is that state casinos in Lublin have a allowance. Playing poker there is ok.

Poker in restaurants in Lublin

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

Summary

  • Poker cash games are basically prohibited in Polska and therefore also in Lublin.
  • The casinos in Polska have a authorisation.
  • Often it is very difficult for the authorities in Lublin 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 Lublin

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Cashgames: Real money poker games in Lublin © Unsplash

Caution: Poker for real money is not allowed in public! You must go to one of the various casinos in the area. Please read carefully the section on Home Games if you want further options.

Poker tournaments in Lublin

Poker Tournaments
Poker tournaments in Lublin © Kings Casino & Resport

Poker tourneys in Lublin are legal under specific conditions. Tourneys are allowed as long as there are prizes and not real money to be won. Furthermore, great poker tournaments are held on a regular basis in Lublin! For an fast list of the current tournaments in Lublin, please check out our tournament schedule.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Lublin

Additional options are offered by the various poker clubs & poker rooms with events in and around Lublin. With us you will find a small selection of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Lublin:

Live poker in casinos near by Lublin

Casinos near by
Live poker in casinos near by Lublin © Kings Casino & Resport

You are not able to play live poker in Lublin in any casino in the city center. Lublin located its casinos mainly in small towns and outside the heart of the city. It is however not a problem to get to them by car or public transport. The majority have additional their own shuttle facilities. If you want to use your own car, all casinos offer large park possibilities for poker players. This year, however, practically every casino in Polska is planning poker tournaments. There are both tournament series and Poker Events where you can register. On our site you'll see a list, structured by federal states, of every casinos running poker with their individual schedule and all required information. After only a short drive you can join legal poker games for real cash in one of the casinos around Lublin.

Best Poker Players from Lublin

Players
Best Poker Players from Lublin © Kings Casino & Resport
The following list shows you the Top 10 poker players with the highest tournament winnings from Lublin.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Lublin in private locations

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Homegames: Pokern for real money in Lublin © Unsplash

In Lublin the legislation of the federal state Lublin is in effect. In order to play legal poker home games in Lublin you must follow of the following:

Is the poker game in Lublin public?

The poker game needs to be hosted in public to establish criminal liability. A poker round is public after the jurisdiction in Lublin, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". A good example of this is the poker for big amounts of money in Lublin's pubs, which normally anyone can join. It's forbidden.

Habituality

Based on case law in Lublin 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 regulardy, it is illegal in private rooms in Lublin as well as in public. So, if cash games are organized 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

If you are looking for an easy option to play poker in Lublin, we recommend online poker. There are some well known online sites where you can play poker for real cash. After decades of online poker history, a couple of providers have emerged as the most trustful and stable. We strongly recommend opening an account with these poker sites and playing poker there. The poker games on offer are excellent, the options are extensive, the player pool is numerous and the fees are not too high. Poker-in.com lists the most important and best providers in comparison.