Can I Play on PokerStars From Oregon, Idaho and Montana?

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PokerStars does not currently allow those from Oregon, Idaho and Montana to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.


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. 

Oregon live poker rooms include:

    Aces Full (Portland, OR)
    Beach Poker Club (Eugene, OR)
    Black Diamond Card Room (Albany, OR)
    Chinook Winds Casino (Lincoln City, OR)
    Final Table Poker Club (Portland, OR)
    Full House Poker (Eugene, OR)
    Grants Pass Poker Room (Grants Pass, OR)
    High Mountain Poker Palace (Eugene, OR)
    Medford Poker Room (Medford, OR)
    One Good Hand - Claudia's Sports Pub (Portland, OR)
    Ontario Poker Room & Social Club (Ontario, OR)
    Phoenix Social Poker Club (Phoenix, OR)
    Poker Lounge (Eugene, OR)
    Portland Meadows (Portland, OR)
    Southern Oregon Poker Club (Medford, OR)
    Spirit Mountain Casino (Grand Ronde, OR)
    The Club House (Roseburg, OR)
    The Game (Portland, OR)
    Three Rivers Casino (Florence, OR)
    Wildhorse Casino (Pendleton, OR)

Montana, despite its small population, has the following poker rooms:

    Ace High Poker Room (Butte, MT)
    Bar-S Lounge & Supper Club (Great Falls, MT)
    Big Sky Poker Room (Whitefish, MT)
    Bugz's Bar & Casino (Billings, MT)
    Cat's Paw Card Room (Bozeman, MT)
    Copper City Cards (Butte, MT)
    Doc & Eddy's Poker Room (Billings, MT)
    Flamingo Lounge (Great Falls, MT)
    Glacier Peaks Casino (Browning, MT)
    Hi Ho Tavern (Great Falls, MT)
    JR's Lounge (Belgrade, MT)
    Kalispell Hilton Poker Room (Kalispell, MT)
    LaLa Corp (Bozeman, MT)
    Located in Silver Canyon Casino (Kalispell, MT)
    Located in Silver Canyon Casino (Kalispell, MT)
    Northern Winz Hotel & Casino (Box Elder, MT)
    Poker Room at the Hilton - Missoula (Missoula, MT)
    Poker Zone @ The Loading Zone (Great Falls, MT)
    Queen of Hearts Card Club (Billings, MT)
    Red Door Lounge (Billings, MT)
    Rodiron Poker Room (Sidney, MT)
    Silvertip Casino (Missoula, MT)
    Spades Card Room (Bozeman, MT)
    The Oxford Saloon (Missoula, MT)
    The Poker Parlor at Gold Dust Casino (Billings, MT)
    The Silver Slipper Lounge (Missoula, MT)
    The Sting Poker Room (Great Falls, MT)
    Whiskey Creek Saloon & Casino (Livingston, MT)

Idaho does not have any poker rooms.

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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