Online Poker Sites in Maldives - June 2024

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Online Poker in Maldives

As of April 2020, there are no specialized online poker sites in Maldives. Although no explicit legislation has been proposed nor issued regarding the regulation of the online poker sector, most people consider that any form of online gambling is ruled out in the country due to the application of the Maldivian Criminal and Penal Law. However, besides the prohibition on almost all forms of gambling, many offshore online poker sites offer access to their games for residents of Maldives. 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 Maldives? No.
Are there trustworthy poker sites accepting players from Maldives? Yes.
Can I deposit via PaySafeCard/Skrill/Trustly?  Yes.
Do online poker sites accept MVR? Some. 

Online Poker Laws in Maldives

The Maldivian Criminal and Penal Law in several places makes it clear that games of chance of any kind are prohibited on the territory of Maldives. Consequently, in the lack of special online poker laws in the Maldives, this general prohibition on gambling in the country is considered to also hold for the operation of any sites offering online poker in the Maldives. 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 Maldives

There are many payment methods on gambling sites accepting players from Maldives, 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 MVR

There are not many online poker sites that accept players from the Maldives and allow making deposits in MVR. Most poker sites that do accept payers from Maldives 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.

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