How Much Does It Cost To Develop an Online 3D Poker Game Development?

 Poker game development is not an easy process, poker development is a time taking process. Complicated coding and software integrations are needed. If you are looking to develop a 3D poker game then our blog will help you to understand the cost so make sure to read this carefully. 

Before finding the cost, we need to understand poker games. A poker game is a family member of card games. It is a traditional card game but after digital transformation, the poker game is now completely available online or you can easily play it on your mobile phone. 

At the time of covid 19, when all casinos were closed, 3D Poker games played a vital role for people to continue their hobby. Online poker gaming is one of the most popular industries for the last few years. 

Registration & Licencing - 

Without registration & license, you are not able to start poker game development in the USA. This is the first priority that you need to register your legal entity with firm registration. It will take up to $1200-$1500 in the USA. 

Licensing can provide you with rights to do online poker business because licenses are provided by the government. Also, the government puts some taxes on your earnings. An online poker license costs $75,000 per year apart from that 3% taxes on your earnings. Make sure that you have checked all the laws, rulers, and regulations of the country where you want to start your Poker game business. There are a few countries that do not allow online gambling. 

Game & Software developer - 

Good poker game developers can create a good game, so you need professional game developers who can develop your game at the correct deadline. A good game developer costs $120 per hour to $200 per hour. You can reach out to a good game development company also. Who had a perfect team, User Experience designers, and technical people? It depends on you choosing a developer or company. 

Game platform development- 

To manage resources and for better operations, the game platform is required. We can say the game platform is the foundation of online poker development. It cost up to $1,000-$5,000 + Commission (15 % to 50 % ). Here are some examples of game platform software-  Real Time Gaming, Playtechnet, Microgaming, and Cryptologic.

Staffing & Maintenance-  

To operate your 3D poker you need a minimum staff of 8 to 10 people, who will be available 24 hours for user problems as a customer support representative, One affiliate manager who takes care of affiliate things. One customer retention manager who takes care of the most valuable customers, 3 person Team of IT, and one for the marketing purpose. 

People need in staff- 


  • 6-8 Customer support representative
  • 3 IT Professional along with one Project Manager 
  • 2-3 Sales/Marketing Professionals
  • 1 Customer Retention Manager 
  • 1 Specialist in Payments 
  • 1 Content creator 
  • 1 Accountant or Bookkeeper

On average, good Poker game companies need 15-18 people for better business and growth. It will cost around $250,00-$300,000 per year. 



Marketing & Promotions- 

Marketing and promotions need a lot of money, this is the main important thing to grow your business marketing plans and promotions attract people towards the game. The reason is Google Ads, Youtube, Facebook prohibits gambling content or ads, so you need an SEO agent or SEO Executive/ Team and it takes time for a better reach. You need to invest 20%-45 % of your income in marketing for a better business.  

Promotions are also needed investments but better results you can promote by giving bonuses to new users, pronouns amount on high deposits, etc. Both need & 20,00 to $ 100,00 in a month. 

Reserve payments- 

You need to reserve payment as a bank guarantee or security by the financial institution. This is just for the safety feature of players according to government laws. Also, the software needs the brand valuation of the company at the time of delivery, Generally, the bank needs $100,000 as security. This amount can not be used for operations, salaries, anything till the time the company does not have funds. 


If you are planning to develop a 3D poker game then it will include different-different types of costs like license, developer cost, designer cost, platform cost, staff cost, etc. overall it will take up to $5000 for the development and to run it will need more money.