Playing poker in the state of Alabama is risky business. The laws are really strict and this is one of the few states that actually enforce their gambling laws. Gambling in an unregulated environment is a minimum class C misdemeanour. There are no licensed card rooms in this state and home games are hard to find.
Alabama Poker Room
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Alabama Gambling Laws
The laws are really strict here. According to section 13A-12-21
"Simple Gambling" is a class C
misdemeanour. "Promoting Gambling" according to Section 13A-12-22
is a class A misdemeanour in this state. The definition of
gambling in Alabama according to the
13A-12-20 of the code of Alabama states that;
"A person engages in gambling if he stakes or risks something of value upon the outcome of a contest of chance or a future contingent event not under his control or influence, upon an agreement or understanding that he or someone else will receive something of value in the event of a certain outcome....."
We would like to remind you that Pokerreviewusa.com does not promote or encourage any real money play at any poker room not regulated in the state of Alabama.
Where to play live poker in Alabama
There is currently not a single place in Alabama where you can play live poker legally. Some players will play a casual game with their friends and some will chance it with a home poker game in Alabama, but you should be very careful if you are planning of going this route.
Poker sites accepting players from Alabama
Despite the tough poker laws here, all the top poker networks that accept Americans allow you to register and play if you are from Alabama. Bovada.lv, Bet Online Poker and America's Cardroom are the top three poker rooms that are currently accepting players from Alabama in 2019. The poker rooms are listed in order from your best option to your least desirable option, but all of the three are solid poker rooms (by the reduced standards of online poker rooms that accept Americans). The quality of options beyond the top three is sad, there is no reason to visit a subpar poker room, you should stick to the three websites listed above.