Netherlands classifies Poker to be a Game of Skill

Netherlands joins 11 other IFP member nations by a recent court ruling in Amsterdam where poker was classified as a game of skill.

The Netherlands was one of IFP’s founding nations and we are delighted with this ruling.

A total of 12 IFP National Federations now consider poker to be a skill game, and not a game of chance.

These are:

  • Belarus
  • Bosnia
  • Brazil
  • Costa Rica
  • France
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lithuania
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • Ukraine

More information on the dutch court’s ruling can be found here – http://www.pokernews.com/news/2014/01/amsterdam-court-rules-poker-a-skill-game-17340.htm