Nebraska Gambling Laws & Online Poker in Nebraska

Nebraska still doesn’t have any online poker legislation in place.  However, changes have been discussed and there could be progress made in the next couple of years.

Type/Code Summary
State Code Section(s) 9; 28.1102-1113
Definitions Engaging in gambling: If he or she bets something of value upon the outcome of a future event, which outcome is determined by an element of chance, or upon the outcome of a game, contest, or election.

Advancing gambling activity: If, acting other than as a player, he or she engages in conduct that materially aids any form of gambling activity. Conduct of this nature includes, but shall not be limited to, conduct directed toward the creation or establishment of the particular game, contest, scheme, device, or activity involved; or the acquisition or maintenance of premises, paraphernalia, equipment, or apparatus therefor.

Profiting from gambling activity: If, other than as a player, he or she accepts or receives money or other property pursuant to an agreement or understanding with any person whereby he or she participates or is to participate in the proceeds of gambling activity.

Online Poker/Gambling No efforts to discuss any type of online poker or gaming legislation have been noted.
Live Poker There are no poker rooms in Nebraska, not even in the Native American casinos or at race tracks.
Casinos There are only a handful of casinos in Nebraska, all of which are located on tribal lands and limited to offering gaming machines and bingo, as no table games are allowed.
Sports Betting Lawmakers have yet to propose a sports betting bill and seem unlikely to do so.
DFS An attempt to debate a law that would have legalized paid-entry fantasy sports did not make it to the floor for a vote in 2018.
Other Forms of Gambling Horse racing and pari-mutuel betting, lottery, bingo and raffles.