Online Poker in Macau
It is widely considered that most forms of online gambling is ruled out in Macau due to the the general gambling legislation in this Chinese region. Although no specific legislation has been proposed nor issued regarding the regulation of the online poker sector, the general regulative makes online poker illegal in Macau. Thus, as of March 2020, there are no domestically licensed online poker sites in Macau.
However, beside this status, many offshore online poker sites offer access to their games for residents of Macau. As various user statistics indicate, these companies report on having many players from the country, mainly attracted by the generous online poker promotions they provide for their customers.
|Is online poker legal in Macau?||No.|
|Are there trustworthy poker sites accepting players from Macau?||Yes.|
|Can I deposit via PaySafeCard/Skrill/Trustly?||Yes.|
|Do online poker sites accept MOP?||Some.|
Online Poker Laws in Macau
There are no specific online poker laws in Macau. The gambling in the country is regulated in general with the Macau Gaming Law (Law 16/2001), the Instant Lottery Law (Law 12/87/M), the International Gaming Tender Regulation (Regulation 26/2001) as well as the Electronic Gaming Machines Regulation (Regulation 16/2012) which do not allow for a licensing system of online poker games in Macau, as of March 2020.
However, various gambling news portals report that several foreign online poker sites do accept players from this country. These international platforms provide divergent possibilities of online poker for play offering in the same time generous online poker bonuses.
Online Poker Payment Methods in Macau
There are many payment methods on gambling sites accepting players from Macau, all of them being completely safe and reliable. Most common among them are the credit and debit card options with VISA and MasterCard. However gamblers can also use alternative cards such as those of Neteller, Skrill or PaySafeCard which are supported by many online poker sites. For a review of the trustworthy site, please visit our online poker reviews directory.
Online Poker Sites Accepting MOP
There are not many online poker sites which accept players from Macau and allow making deposits in MOP. Most poker sites that do accept payers from Macau count as online poker sites accepting EUR or USD. What you should know in this regard is that in case you make a deposit at an online poker site which does not support your domestic currency, that site will make a currency conversion on your behalf, which in some cases might be for free, while in others for a small exchange fee.