LAPT Rio de Janeiro

Welcome back to the most prestigious poker tour in Latin America. The LAPT was born in 2008 and the very first event was in Rio de Janeiro. Consequently, it was only natural that the tour’s comeback would happen in this iconic and wonderful city.

Get ready to wake up to the beautiful beach of Barra da Tijuca, savor all the delicious Brazilian flavors and compete for the title of LAPT champion.

Festival Dates: March 2-6, 2023

Key Dates & Tournament Schedule

See below for key tournament dates. Click here for the full LAPT schedule of tournaments along with tournament structures.

LAPT Main Event: March 2-6 – R$ 7,500 ($1,500*)

LAPT Single Day 3K: March 2 – R$ 15,000 (*$3,000*)

LAPT Single Day 4K: March 4 – R$ 20,000 ($4,000*)

LAPT NLH High Roller: March 5-6 – R$ 25,000 ($5,000*)

LAPT NLH 6 Handed Mystery K.O: March 5-6 – R$ 4,000 ($800*)

LAPT NLH High Roller Progressive K.O: March 6 – R$ 15,000 ($3,000*)

*Entries and prizes will be paid and received in Brazilian Reais (BRL $). Value in USD $ is approximate. Subject to exchange rate on the day of the event.

Buy-ins and Payouts

Notice: The buy-in amounts and prize money amounts are advertised in US Dollars as a reference, however, according to Brazilian law, only Brazilian Reals ($ BRL) will be accepted at the cashier cage. A currency exchange third-party company will be available onsite (service subject to exchange rate fluctuations).

You can buy into LAPT Rio de Janeiro using the following methods:

  • Cash (Brazilian Real only)
  • PIX
  • Wire Transfers
  • Credit and Debit cards (processing fee applies)
  • Crypto (Bitcoin BTC, Ethereum ETH and Tether USDT)
  • Bitso Transfer
  • GamersWallet

Payouts are done using the following methods. Keep in mind that restrictions may apply depending on the nationality or residence of the winner.

  • Cash (Brazilian Real only) – Subject to availability of cash onsite.
  • PIX (Brazilian residents only)
  • Wire Transfers
  • Crypto (Bitcoin BTC, Ethereum ETH and Tether USDT)
  • Bitso Transfer
  • GamersWallet (Brazilian residents only)

More Information

Read on for more details before you join us:

LAPT follows standard TDA rules.

All tournaments will take place at the Windsor Marapendi Hotel

Address: Av. Lucio Costa, 5400 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22630-012, Brazil

Minimum age: 18+

NB: You must bring photo ID or your passport to play the tournaments.

The official travel agency of the LAPT is FlushTour. They offer a wide range of accommodation options, including discounted rates, specifically for PokerStars players.

To book your accommodation please contact FlushTour at or send a WhatsApp message to +55 11 97428 6992.