Is Poker legal in Oregon (or)? Online Poker Laws in Oregon Explained


Oregon Oregon

  • Live Poker is allowed
  • Sports Betting is allowed
  • Sports Betting is legal since 2019
  • Online Poker is forbidden
  • Online Casino is forbidden

Can You Play Online Poker in Oregon?

There is currently no legislation permitting online poker in the state.

Current gambling laws In Oregon

There are anti-iGaming and anti-poker betting laws. Those laws prohibit online poker operators from accepting payments via internet from players living in the Beaver State and they can't conduct gambling and betting activities.

People in Oregon can legally wager real money on horse races while gambling for charity, including real money poker, is also legal. There are also lotteries and real cash poker betting facilities.

There is just one form that's not regulated by the state: commercial casinos and lawful poker rooms. In the near future, it will be possible that real money poker websites will be legal in Oregon although they will face challenges from Governor John Kitzhaber and the Native American tribes.

In 2019, Oregon lawmakers approved a bill legalizing sports betting, and the first sportsbooks launched later that year. As of 2022, there are groups pushing for poker expansion now that the state has legalized sports betting.

Best Online Poker Sites for Oregon Players

None at present. But you can always play poker for free with the WSOP Social App.

Where is poker legal in the US? Which States can I play online poker in?

Choose a state to find out more about state legislation:

  • Regulation is currently under discussion
  • Regulation has been discussed but no recent movement
  • No legislation