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Yes, you do not have to be a New Jersey resident in order play real money poker at 888poker. However, you do need to be in the State of New Jersey to play. If you’re visiting New Jersey for business or pleasure, you can play real money poker online while you’re here!
No, you can only play for real money if you are in New Jersey.
Verify my account
While registering to play for real money with 888poker, you will need:
In order to comply with New Jersey’s gaming laws, we must verify that users who play for real money are legally allowed to do so. We use your Social Security Number and other information you provide to verify that your name and SSN match, your address is a valid address, and that you are over 21 years of age.
As part of our identification process, we use a player’s Social Security Number to ensure that potential players are legally allowed to participate in online gaming in New Jersey.
Your Social Security Number will never be displayed in 888poker’s software or in any email communications. After the registration process, the only time 888poker will ever display your Social Security Number is when distributing IRS issued tax forms that report your winnings for tax purposes.
888poker’s processes, servers, and data connections have all been independently certified by New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement so that all your information, from payment details to Social Security Number, is safe and secure. Additionally, we employ the latest in firewall, RSA, and SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to safeguard all of your data and transactions.
If you have any questions about this issue, please contact supportNJ@888.com.
Outside New Jersey
If you are not currently in New Jersey, you will not be able to play for real money. However you can still open an account at 888poker and be ready to play next time you visit. Follow these steps to open your account:
When you arrive in New Jersey, simply log on, and complete our full registration process and you’ll be ready to play real money poker online.
Within New Jersey
In order to play for real money in New Jersey you must complete the following three steps:
To read more about real money poker, please click here.
As a backup method, we may periodically ping your cell phone to verify that you are in New Jersey. Before the first time we do this, we will send you a text message to phone asking for your permission to ping your phone. Simply reply YES and then afterwards once you log in to 888poker, your location will be verified through your cell phone.
The mobile phone location service is available only on AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Cricket, and T-Mobile. Please note that the location service might not be available if the phone is roaming or is turned off.
To update your new phone number simply:
If you don’t have Wi-Fi you can get a free USB Wi-Fi adapter from 888. During the registration process, If our software can’t detect a Wi-Fi connection you will be directed to a page where you can enter your details and we’ll mail you the adapter free of charge.
In order to log in to 888poker and have your location verified, you must turn off some of your Mac’s sharing settings.
To change these settings go to: System Preferences -> Sharing -> and uncheck Remote Login, Remote Management, and Remote Apple Events
A temporary account is created when one of the pieces of the information you provided during the registration process could not be verified. To verify your account, please upload a scanned copy or photo of your government issued photo ID to the 888 cashier.
Please note: verifying your documents may take up to 72 hours. If your account status has not been updated within that timeframe, please contact us at supportNJ@888.com.
To deposit to your account, open the 888poker software and log in to your account. Then click on the ‘Cashier’ menu, then click ‘Deposit.’
888poker’s minimum deposit is $10.
To withdraw money from your account, open the 888poker software and log in to your account. Click on the ‘Cashier’ menu, and click ‘Withdraw.’ Just fill in your details, click ‘Withdraw’ and your request will be processed. While you must be in New Jersey to deposit funds and play poker, you can withdraw your funds from anywhere in the world.
A token is a security code that 888poker uses to verify your identity. This code is sent directly to your email address when (1) you try to log in unsuccessfully three times in a row or (2) to verify a withdrawal.
If you try to log in three times in a row unsuccessfully, an email will automatically be sent to your email address. To log in, use your username, password, and token to log into 888poker.
When you make a withdrawal, a token will also be used to safeguard your account. Before you submit the final approval for a withdrawal, you will be emailed a token to be used to verify your identity. To approve the withdrawal, you will be asked to provide your username, password, and token in order for the request to be processed.