Can I Play on PokerStars From Colorado, Utah, New Mexico?

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jan/06/2019

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Colorado, Utah and New Mexico to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.


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None of these states operate online poker rooms within their borders at this time. Americas Cardroom allows individuals to hone their skills for free should they not wish to play for real money at the onset.  They can practice on their website and start playing at one of the local live poker rooms where available. 

Utah does not allow any form of gambling business to operate from within the state.  This includes a state lottery.  Not all online poker sites are accessible from the state either.

New Mexico just opened its first sportsbook but does not offer online poker from the state. 

Colorado has casinos and poker rooms but no Web poker rooms are based within its borders.

Americas Cardroom is one of the few sites that has long served the U.S. market and is currently offering a $5 million guaranteed online tournament with a $1 million first place prize.  Americas Cardroom tends to rank as the 8th largest online poker site in the world.  It also offers a sportsbook and online casino.  Keep in mind, you can also play for free to hone yours poker skills, especially if just starting out.

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