The Japanese do enjoy a good game of poker, bot live and online, but nonetheless the law isn’t exactly so permissive when it comes to allowing such games to be played by citizens in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Whereas live poker is illegal in Japan — although the game does get played there under limited conditions — online poker is offered to Japanese by sites based elsewhere in the world, such as Bons Casino.
Everyone’s familiar with poker hotspots around the world, but – on the other side of the spectrum – there are a number of countries where playing poker is next to impossible.
In this post, we list five countries that severely restrict people’s ability to play poker. While a couple might be obvious, you might be surprised by one or two of the countries that make this list.