Verifying Your Location The State of New Jersey requires that only players physically located within state lines can play for real money. To be compliant, the 888poker platform must verify your location before you can start playing.

How 888poker knows you are in New Jersey

On Your PC:

Wi-Fi Address

If you are on a New Jersey based Wi-Fi network, your location will be validated automatically.


On Your Mobile:


Wi-Fi Address

If you have Wi-Fi capability enabled, your location will be validated automatically.


Note: You don't need be connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Global Positioning System (GPS)

If applicable, our platform may perform a GPS check to see if you are in New Jersey.


Issues you might encounter (PC):



Try using a computer in another location to establish a stronger signal, or use a Wi-Fi adapter.


System Restart

You might have to logout of the poker lobby and login again, or restart your computer.

Issues you might encounter (MOBILE):



You must enable location services in the 888poker app.



You must be connected to a wireless router for us to verify your location.



You must enable GPS for us to verify your location.



Try using your mobile in another location to establish a stronger signal

How do I turn on Wi-Fi on my computer?

If you are using Windows:

  • Open the Control Panel
  • Go to "Network and Internet Options" (sometimes called "Network Connections")
  • Click "View network status and tasks" or if you are using a Wi-Fi adapter, click on the icon of adapter
  • Click "Connect or disconnect" or click "Enable"

Here are some video tutorials showing how to enable your Wi-Fi:

  • Enabling Wi-Fi Networks In Windows 7 & 8
  • How to Enable WiFi network adapter on Windows XP

If you are on a Mac:

  • Our systems will automatically turn on your Wi-Fi and this will not need to be done manually

If I'm using a public Wi-Fi hotspot to access the internet, can I still be accurately located?

Yes, you can.