Either your winnings in any online service, including the poker room, in terms of the tax legislation is considered as income.
Revenues poker players should be taxed
Those who for years now participate in poker tournaments and thus have some income from them, will now pay tax, writes Bild.
Poker players believe that they should not pay the tax, since they win the money, relying on luck and therefore no economic calculations and operations does not smell here.
Nevertheless, these gains are now to be considered as income and taxed accordingly.