Poker in Sundsvall:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

gambling for real money in Sundsvall in Västernorrland with 57.606 citizens, is only allowed in casinos or poker rooms.

Only in the national casinos in Västernorrland are real money tournaments of Texas Hold'em legal, because according to law in Sweden poker is a game of luck. On this website we inform you about all the available ways to play poker in Sundsvall and inform you about the legal framework in Västernorrland.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Sundsvall ?

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

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in Västernorrland and thus also in Sundsvall the criminal offence of illegal gambling. Players can be convicted based on these regulations if one helds public gambling or plays in it.

Is poker a game of chance or not?

The question of whether poker is a game of chance in the sense of the jurisdiction has been not cleared for many years and there have been many treatises on the matter. However the legislation in Sweden and therefore also in Sundsvall classifies poker as a game of chance. The difference is that national casinos in Västernorrland have a permission. Playing poker there is allowed.

Poker in bars in Sundsvall

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

Summary

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

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Sundsvall © Unsplash

Caution: Poker for real money is not permitted in public! If you still want to poker for real money in Sundsvall, you will need to travel to casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the near area. If you don't like to enter a casino but still don't wanna give up poker cash games, you can check out Home Games, which are very regulated.

  • Casino Cosmopol Sundsval ( Website )
    CASINOPARKEN 1, 852 29 Sundsvall, Sweden
    +46 020-219 219
    NO LIMIT
    10/10 Buy in 200 - 1 000 kr
    25/25 Buy in 500 - 4 000 kr
    25/25 Deepstack, buy in 1 000 - 10 000 kr
    50/50 Buy in 2 500 - 15 000 kr
    100/100 Buy in 5 000 - 25 000 kr
    200/200 Buy in 10 000 - 50 000 kr

    POT LIMIT
    10/10 Buy in 500 - 2500
    25/25 2 500 kr
    50/50 2 500 kr
    100/100 2 500 kr
    200/200 10 000 kr

Poker tournaments in Sundsvall

You can find a lot poker tourneys in Sundsvall. Tournaments are permitted as long as no real cash is paid out, but the win is a non-cash prize. In Sundsvall and the surrounding region there are frequent poker tournaments. For an full list of the current tournaments in Sundsvall, please search for our tournament calendar.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Sundsvall

More options are available by the many poker clubs & poker rooms with tournaments in and around Sundsvall. Here you can see a helpful selection of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Sundsvall:

Live poker in casinos near by Sundsvall

In the city center of Sundsvall you will not be able to spot a casino with poker tables. Västernorrland has its casinos generally in small towns and outside the city center. It is though not a problem to reach them by car or public transport. Most have on top their own transfer service. If you want to drive your own car, all casinos provide large parking facilities for poker players. This year you can see a large variety of poker games in any casino in Sweden. There are different tournaments and poker events where you can register. Here with us you'll see an overview, arranged by federal states, of the best places offering poker with their precise games and all important information. Around Sundsvall you will see a good range of casinos with poker tables with a acceptable travel time.

Casinos, Poker Rooms & Venues offering Poker in Sundsvall

  • Casino Cosmopol Sundsval ( Website )
    CASINOPARKEN 1, 852 29 Sundsvall, Sweden

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Sundsvall in private locations

In Sundsvall the laws of the federal state Västernorrland is in effect. In order to play legal poker home games in Sundsvall you must be aware of the following:

Do you poker publicly?

The poker game needs to be hosted in public to establish criminal liability. A poker round is public after the jurisdiction in Västernorrland, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". An example of this is cash games in pubs in Sundsvall that anyone could join. Attention, this is forbidden!

Does the homegame take place in Sundsvall as usual?

According to legislation in Västernorrland 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 not allowed in private rooms in Sundsvall as well as in public. For example, if cash games are held for every week on the similar day, it does not matter if it is a private room or public. Both are prohibited.

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