Are you looking for Poker?
Poker near me is where you will find live games listed for every day of the week. All the best games from all the best poker leagues and clubs are on here, and even some online poker games. If you want to know where to play poker in Sydney or are looking for poker tournaments in Melbourne, or even Brisbane poker tournaments, Poker near me is where you will find them. We have Texas Hold’em poker games listed, Omaha poker and more.

Is Poker legal in Australia?
Poker is legal in Australia. There are casinos to play in such as the Star Casino in Sydney or the Crown in Melbourne, and another dozen casinos too. Not only that, but there are many organisations up and down the country running legal poker games, in cities and towns. All you have to do is to turn up and play poker.

Can I play real money poker in Australia?
You can play live games for real money in Australia. See all of the locations listed here and have a look at all the different poker leagues and clubs up and down the country. And not just in the big cities. Sure you can find poker in Sydney or poker in Melbourne, but you will also find poker in Toowoomba at All Stars Poker, at Port Douglas, the Central Coast, all the way to Adelaide then over to Perth to the WAPL. You will never be far from a game!

Can I play poker stars in Australia?
In Australia the Parliament voted  March 21, 2017 to ban online poker playing for real money in Australia. The bill came into being on the 9th August. This means that playing online games with Pokerstars, 888poker and others is no longer possible. However it is still possible to play online poker games in Australia if you go to private online clubs

How do I play online?
Online games are now run by private clubs. You can only reach them by invitation. As a user it is perfectly safe for you to these sites. There is no legal penalty if you play an online game of poker. It is however difficult to access these games. You will need to contact the game managers directly to be able to play.

I found your great site for finding poker near me, but  I haven’t played much before, and I’m still wondering; How do I play poker?
Its really great to get out to these live poker games and play local tournaments. There is no better way to learn how to play poker. However if you have an idea of hand strengths, the sequence of events that take place in a game, basic etiquette at the poker table and how to bet, it makes for a much more fun game for you. There are plenty of places to find all this out including our post here, but if you need more information check out this site; Beginners Texas holdem poker.

Jack Diamond
Author: Jack Diamond