Norway, the land of stunning fjords and the Northern Lights, also has a quiet but growing affinity for poker. It’s not just a game for the rugged Vikings; even chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has been seen shuffling chips on the felt!
While the country’s poker laws can be as winding as its mountain roads, there are still excellent online sites where Norwegians can test their skills and luck. Navigating these options can be as challenging as a game of chess, but fear not – we’re here to guide you to the best Norwegian poker sites.
PokerPro is an online poker community connecting tens of thousands of satisfied poker players with the best sites and apps since 2007, so you could say we know a thing or two about online poker.
This guide will provide everything you wanted to know about playing online poker in Norway. We’ll cover all the major poker rooms and the ones you maybe haven’t thought about, but where all the hot action in 2024 is!
All 11 sites below are Norway friendly and will offer the best bonuses and rewards combined with the softest game there is.
World Poker Tour is one of the most recognized brands in the world and with their expertise, their online poker site WPT Global is quickly becoming one of the biggest players in the poker industry.
WPT is one of the key players for the poker boom thanks to their televised coverage of the biggest tournaments where players from all over the world meet to compete, and it will be the same on WPT Global app, which will be available in more than 85 countries and designed for fun, fair and safe play.
WPT Global offers you one of the largest player pools, FREE tickets with no deposit needed, big welcome bonus, freerolls, WPT Live qualifiers, and other player rewards. Their commitment to provide the best poker experience to its players is evident in the constant updates of their client.
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It should come to no surprise that GGNetwork with BetKings and GGPoker are the number one choice for Norwegian poker players. Your friendly southern neighbors are cursing how lucky you are to have access to a site like GG with great welcoming bonuses and huge monthly promotions, distributing millions of dollars to their players in all variants of poker.
GGNetwork has seen a meteoric rise in 2020 where they more than tripled up in size and it really doesn’t look like they’re stopping anytime soon. In 2021 GG has surpased PokerStars, after being on top for 15 years, as the biggest poker provider!
Besides great promotions, excellent software for desktop, Android, and iOS alike, GG is number one when it comes to innovations as well. In last years they introduced SnapCam for video communications with other players, Spin&Gold jackpot poker variant, Final Table betting, new Cash Game Currency and lately a new poker format called Flip & Go. Last year International Organization for Standardization organization awarded GG’s software creator with an ISO 27001 certificate for information security.
GGPoker established a great partnership with probably the most famous poker brand World Series of Poker as they hosted WSOP Online and numerous WSOP Circuit tournaments. WSOP Online Main Event also holds a Guinness World of Record as the biggest online poker tournament ever with gigantic $27.5M prize pool.
If that is not enough for you, let us just end with the fact that GG is also home of none other than Canadian poker superstars Daniel Negreanu.
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As hinted already in the opening of this guide, poker apps are the hottest place to be as an online poker player in Norway! Apps like PokerBros, PPPoker, ClubGG, UPoker and Suprema Poker revolutionized how poker is played nowadays as they are single-handedly responsible for the biggest poker boom since Chris Moneymaker won WSOP Main Event in 2003.
PokerPro is one of the world’s leading providers for all five of the most popular and trusted poker applications, where you will find a large variety of different clubs as we are collaborating with more than 50 clubs all around the world that are part of bigger unions (networks), which means you’ll get access to the softest games on the planet.
The number of different game variants is really large as one can play NL Hold’em, PL Omaha, Short Deck/6+ Hold’em or any other more exotic variant like OFC or games that are currently on the rise like 5 or 6 card Omaha, PLO8, and many more.
And wide variety of poker formats is not the only impressive things about poker apps. You can also pick the games that best suit you and your wallet, as everything is played from the micro limits to the highest stakes.
Already impressive selection of tournaments gets bigger every day with guarantees matching those on the biggest poker sites, so poker apps are definitely a good choice for tournament enthusiasts as well.
PokerPro Clubs Offer
As mentioned before, PokerPro is one of the world leaders in club offering as we have more than 50 clubs in our offer at all times. Here’s how the numbers stand in 2024:
- PokerBROS: +20 clubs
- PPPoker: +15 clubs
- ClubGG: +15 clubs
- Suprema: 2 clubs
- Upoker: 3 clubs
- and many more private clubs
Picking up a right club and app for you might be a daunting task, so feel free to contact us and we’ll help you the whole way.
But we all know that the most important thing playing on apps is them being safe and secure, that’s why PokerPro guarantees for all our players chips, as we are sure to always have the most reputable collection of clubs and unions available!
If you want to test the waters before jumping in, contact us and we’ll provide you with a test account.
We recommend you contacting us to get more information about the games and anything else needed for your comfort play. Games are incredible and very profitable.
How to start playing
Contact us via one of the following options and you will be playing within minutes. Our support team is at your disposal and will be happy to help you!
Our players get:
- Help with choosing best club for your game,
- Free chips transfer between clubs;
- State-of-the-art Players and Partners Panel, which will make tracking your earnings, rewards and moving chips easy as never before.
- Chips fully guaranteed in case of any problem with the club;
- Personal support manager;
- High VIP deals
888poker is one of the most recognizable poker brands in the world, offering real money cash games since 2002. Company is traded on the London Exchange, which signifies that 888poker is trusted and reliable poker provider. Last year 888poker won EGR Poker Operator of the Year Award, their 4th award since 2009.
Site is known for one of the best NO DEPOSIT bonuses out there as new players are gifted with FREE $20 to play with. And if you’re more of a grinder, you can take advantage of 100% up to $888 welcome bonus.
What you’ll find at 888poker are very soft No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha cash games, but their main focal point might as well be low to mid buy-ins tournament with thousands of players and nice guarantees. Have we mentioned that opposition is weak?
Besides all mentioned things, 888 is a World Series of Poker sponsor and a software provider for legal US poker sites in Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey.
RedStar Poker is the latest newcomer to iPoker Network, one of the biggest poker networks in the world. The site has been operating since 2014 and has better traffic every year, the same with iPoker Network which got a a substantial boost in 2021 as many sites have been transitioning from other networks to iPoker.
Let us start with the fact that players registering at BestPoker through PokerPro will be automatically upgraded to the highest VIP level, thus getting 35% rakeback in form of points, which you can convert to cash bonus at any time you want.
Besides the best rakeback deal players can take 200% up to €2,000 bonus, which works as an additional rakeback up to 20%. And great promotions do not stop here. PokerPro players can participate in the weekly Twister races with €12,500 prize pool. They also didn’t forget about microstakes players with an amazing gift called Jack of Spades, giving newcomers €5 for their first 500 race accumulating hands – a promo that you can receive every day for the whole year!
If you’re a cash game player or a tournament enthusiast, BestPoker and iPoker network got you covered. They also offer a wide variety of other games such as 6+ Hold’em, Stud, Razz, jackpot SNGs Twister and a new poker format called Football Stars.
There is plenty of tables available at No Limit cash games on lower stakes (up to NL50). You can also find tables at medium stakes and from time to time there is action on NL1k tables. It is not the best choice for MTT players, however, but they do feature MTT tournaments on a daily basis. There is a lot of €30 tournaments with low guarantees and not more than 200 participants.
PokerKing (Winning Poker Network)
PokerKing is the flagship poker room of the Winning Poker Network. It has been gaining traction over the years and although they don’t accept players directly from the United States, it shares traffic with other US-friendly sites, which allows them to focus on other markets such as Europe and Russia. It ensures fairness and honesty is maintained through stringent regulations and state-of-the-art technology.
PokerKing and WPN offers great promotions, biggest tournaments for US players with millions of guarantees and the fastest cashouts using cryptocurrency Bitcoin, which also earned them a Guinness World Record for the biggest ever cashout that happened in matters of minutes after finishing a $5M tourney.
As WPN is the second biggest network that accepts US players, you will find a wide variety of games from Hold’em to Omaha, fast-fold variant Blitz poker, Omaha8 and limit games like Stud and Stud8.
But as already mentioned, their tournament offering is what really draws players in mass to PokerKing and WPN. The biggest tournament being The Venom that will have $10 million guarantee in 2023 and several times per year WPN hosts Online Super Series with more than $15 million in tournament prizes.
PokerKing offers incredible 100% up to $2,000 Welcome bonus, great loyalty bonus and of course a special reward for all PokerPro players, so don’t hesitate to contact us about a VIP deal.
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