Poker in New Hampshire runs exclusively out of the state’s highly developed Poker Rooms, readily available across the state. Whilst some types of licensed Poker are heavily promoted, legislated on and actively encouraged in New Hampshire, unlicensed Poker and other forms of unlicensed games are not.
New Hampshire has a total of 11 poker rooms offering more than 300 tables. In those rooms, it is perfectly legal to play different types of poker without fear of breaking any laws (including Pot-Limit Omaha, Casino Hold’em, Texas Hold’em, Caribbean Stud Poker, No Limit Hold’em etc.).
In New Hampshire, unlicensed poker, unlicensed roulette or unlicensed craps (Stick to playing legally in the poker rooms as playing unlicensed ‘social games’ for money in your own home is actively discouraged), are all seen as forms of illegal and prohibited gaming and can theoretically be charged as criminal misdemeanors in New Hampshire (although no-one has ever been charged under the law).
Online Poker Laws
If you wish to play Poker legally in New Hampshire without fear of punitive punishment, New Hampshire Poker Laws point towards sticking to the Licensed Poker Rooms for the time being. The Poker Game of choice in New Hampshire poker rooms at the current time is the Pot-Limit Omaha variant and Casino Hold’em and No Limit Hold’em are both popular player’s favorite.
Online poker is still illegal in New Hampshire at the moment. However, as soon as we hear different, we’ll let you know.