Poker in Borås:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

In order to play poker in Borås in Västra Götaland with 71.700 residents for money, you have to visit to a state casino or a poker room.

Just in national casinos in Västra Götaland are real money tournaments of Texas Hold'em legal, because according to jurisdiction in Sweden poker is a game of luck. On this online site we inform you about all the available ways to play poker in Borås and clarify the legal framework in Västra Götaland.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Borås ?

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in Västra Götaland and thus also in Borås the element of the offence of illegal gambling. Punishment based on these laws is not rare if one organizes a public game of luck or plays in it.

Is poker in Västra Götaland classified as a game of luck?

The question of whether poker is a game of luck is still to be cleared. The law in Sweden and therefore also in Borås says however that poker is to be graded as a game of chance. The difference is that state casinos in Västra Götaland have a authorisation. Playing poker there is ok.

Poker in bars in Borås

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


  • Poker cash games are generally prohibited in Sweden and therefore also in Borås.
  • The casinos in Sweden have a permission.
  • Mostly it is very hard for the authorities in Borås 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 Borås

In Borås you are still not permitted to organize a real-money game in general. You need use one of the many casinos in the area. Please check out the text on Home Games if you are searching for additional possibilities to play the game.

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Poker tournaments in Borås

You can find a lot poker tournaments in Borås. Tourneys are permitted as long as there are prizes and not real money to be won. In Borås and the surrounding area there are frequent poker tournaments. Upcoming tournaments can be seen in the tournament schedule.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Borås

Other alternatives are available by the various poker clubs & poker rooms with in and around Borås. Here you can see a small list of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Borås:

Live poker in casinos near by Borås

In the city itself, there is no casino with poker games. Västra Götaland located its casinos usually in smaller places and outside the city center. It is certainly easy to get to them by car or public transport. Most have on top their own shuttle facilities. In case you decide to go by your own car, all casinos offer spacious park possibilities for poker players. This year, however, practically every casino in Sweden is hosting poker games. There are as well tournament series and Poker Events that you can join. Here with us you'll get a summary, arranged by federal states, of every places running poker with their individual games and all important information. Around Borås you will see a good variety of casinos with poker tables with a ok travel time.

Best Poker Players from Borås

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

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Borås in private locations

In Borås the laws of the federal state Västra Götaland is in effect. If you want to organize legal poker home games in Borås, you must be aware of these facts.

Is it a public poker game?

If the poker game is not public, it can be legal in general and does not have to justify any criminal liability. A poker event is public after the jurisdiction in Västra Götaland, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". The best example of this is cash games in pubs in Borås that anyone could join. It's forbidden.

How regularly does the homegame take place in Borås?

According to legislation in Västra Götaland 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 poker game takes place habitually, it is illegal in private rooms in Borås as well as in public. For example, if money games are held for every week on the same day, it does not matter if it is a private room or public. Both are not allowed.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

If you are searching for an easy way to play poker in Borås, we recommend online poker. We present a top list of established poker sites where you can officially play for real money in Sweden. After some twenty years of online poker history, a couple of providers have emerged as the most trustful and consistent. We strongly recommend creating an account with these platforms and poker there. The poker tables on offer are excellent, the options are large, the players are numerous and the rake is reasonable. lists the most important and best providers in comparison.

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