New Mexico Poker

There are some good poker rooms in New Mexico with Texas Holdem and Omaha hi/lo.  You should not be too far from a licensed poker room in this state.  Playing at an unlicensed poker room can get you charged with a petty misdemeanor.

New Mexico Poker Room

Bet Online Poker Room

Play at Bet Online

New Mexico Casino

Bovada Casino

Visit the Bovada Casino

New Mexico Poker Laws

A bet is dependent on chance, even if accompanied by some skill in the state of New Mexico.  Gambling is making a bet, which will result in a petty misdemeanor.  If you could argue successfully that poker is completely dependent on skill, then you could rule that poker is legal here, although that would be a hard case to make.

Where to play live poker in New Mexico

There is a fair amount of licensed poker room in this state.  You can play Texas Holdem and Omaha hi/lo inside the poker rooms here.  The top poker rooms in New Mexico are inside the is Sandia Casino, the Route 66 Casino and the Santa Ana Casino.

Poker sites accepting players from New Mexico

New Mexico is a good state to be in if you play live poker, and it is also a great state if you play online poker.  The biggest poker networks that accept Americans, will accept all players from New Mexico.  The PaiWangLuo network (Ignition Poker,, the Chico Poker network (, Bet Online Poker) and the Winning Poker network (America's Cardroom) will let you play in their poker rooms.
    There are only three poker rooms worthy of downloading their software.  The poker rooms listed above are in the same networks and are operated by the same organizations.  Any other poker website not listed above, is not worth opening an account for.  If by chance you do decide to play in one of the remaining poker rooms that accept players from New Mexico, you should expect to find many empty poker tables, few poker tournaments and worst of all issues when you try to make a withdrawal.