A Game of 52 Cards in the Big World
Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy and skills. The internet poker is the game of poker players over the Internet. There is a huge increase in the poker players in the recent years worldwide. The revenue of the poker players have been increased in the past years.
There is a huge potential market for online pokers in Indonesia. The free play market is also growing a bit with the local Indonesian sites trying to capture an excited new player base. There are barriers to get a full license for free poker game to play, in spite of this there is a growing poker community in Indonesia. Below is the list of the best poker online Indonesia has to offer to the people.
- 888 poker
- Tiger Gaming
- Part Poker
- Ladbrokes Poker
- Betfair Poker
Now the question arises is whether online poker is legal in Indonesia?
Online poker in Indonesia is illegal and there are no changes of making it legal anymore in the time to come. Indonesia has a population of around 261 million and people love betting on sports and also like play poker.
Internet is a great platform that people to play online. Playing poker offline is illegal but the Indonesian government is unable to stop people playing online poker on different international sites. The government has not taken any serious steps in terms of blocking access to online poker sites. The Indonesian government is more focused on sports betting, casinos and gambling.
The online pokers sites are basically in International languages and not in the Indonesian local languages. The online poker sites are just a small window as of now and there seems to be fewer opportunities for the sites in Indonesia to grow in the future.
What we discussed above was about the view and the government role on playing online poker, but the fact we need to know is what if a citizen of Indonesia plays the online poker game? Is it legal? What are the consequences the person going to face if trailed?
There are no poker online Indonesia sites available in Indonesia. If you need to play online poker, you need to access the international online poker site. The Indonesian government cannot block the international online poker sites. The biggest challenge the people are facing while playing the online poker is about withdrawing and depositing the amount. If you want to play the game you need to fund your account, hopefully there is some online deposit option available.
International poker sites with deposit option for Indonesian poker players
- Credit Card
- Mandiri Debit Card
- Bank Transfer
Inspite Government being so strict on the online poker games, there are some Indonesian people who are the best at playing the online poker game. The top Indonesian poker player are John Juanda, Darus Suharto, Michael Sampoerna, Sandhya Rafael, Sitepu, and Satrya Teja who have made huge scores and also money.
No matter what the government is trying to stop poker game, Indonesian people are finding ways to play the game.