New Hampshire is not known for its poker, but it has over 150 poker tables combined between all of its rooms. Most are located at the state’s racetracks. Poker rooms in New Hampshire are not 24 hours. Most open at noon each day and close by 1am.
New Hampshire has a $4 bet limit. There is no limit on tournament buyins. This means that most games in New Hampshire are tournament games, whether scheduled multi table tournaments or sit and gos. Proceeds must go to New Hampshire charities as required by state law.
Is Online Poker Legal in New Hampshire?
The New Hampshire motto is “Live Free or Die”. The same seems to apply to online poker. There are no laws that forbid online poker. On the other hand, there are no laws that regulate it either.
Online Poker in New Hampshire
New Hampshire poker players can enjoy online poker at a number of rooms. Our favorites are Bovada and Americas Cardroom.
Americas Cardroom is one of the premier poker options right now for Americans today. It is also one of the oldest names in online poker, formerly being Doyles Room, the famed room bearing Doyle Brunson’s illustrious nickname. Cashouts at ACR are processed in just a day or two. One option is a debit card where players can head to the closest ATM to withdraw cash. The fees are reasonable too.
Americas Cardroom players are offered two massive promotions. One is TheBeast, where the highest point earners each month divide a prize pool worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. There are hundreds of winners each month. There is also a Bad Beat Jackpot that is unlocked when a player loses four of a kind 8’s or better.
Bovada is the largest online poker room that accepts New Hampshire players. It peaks at about 2700 players each day. This provides ample action for No Limit Texas Hold’em at all limits. There is also action at Pot Limit Omaha, Pot Limit Omaha High/Low and Seven Card Stud. There are also hundreds of thousands in guaranteed tournaments each week. Bovada aims its business at recreational players. This helps keeps the games soft. Bovada players can also receive cashouts as quick as just one day.
Where Can You Play Live Poker in New Hampshire?
Seabrook Park (Seabrook) – Seabrook Park is the largest poker room in New Hampshire. It offers 55 tables. Texas Hold’em, Omaha and Seven Card Stud games are spread. All have a maximum bet of $4, as required by New Hampshire law. Sit and gos are available for $40, $75, $120 and $150. There are also many daily tournaments.
Manch Vegas (Manchester) – This 17-table poker rooms spreads any game imaginable to players. There are 13 scheduled tournaments each week. Sit and gos are also available when enough players are present.
River Card Room (Milford) – The River Card Room spreads 25 tables. There are 10 scheduled tournaments each week and sit and gos when there is interest. There are also cash games that include Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha High/Low, Pineapple, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud High/Low.
Rockingham Park (Salem) – Rockingham Park offers 30 tables and the largest tournament schedule in the state. There are over 30 scheduled tournaments each week. There are also many cash games with a $4 max bet.