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LAPT Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro. Birthplace of the Latin America Poker Tour.

The first-ever LAPT event was held here in 2008. Since its inception, the LAPT has gone on to become the most prestigious and highly-renowned poker tour in all of South America – and it’s back home again for 2024.

Get ready to wake up to the beautiful beach of Barra da Tijuca, head to the tables and compete for the title of LAPT champion.

Are you in?

Festival Dates: October 9 – 16, 2024

Venue: Windsor Marapendi Hotel

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Get discounted accommodation at LAPT Rio de Janeiro with Flush Tour.

LAPT Main Event: Dates TBC – R$ 7,500 ($1,500*)

LAPT Single Day 3K: Dates TBC – R$ 15,000 (*$3,000*)

LAPT NLH High Roller: Dates TBC – R$ 15,000 ($3,000*)

LAPT NLH 6 Handed Mystery K.O: Dates TBC – R$ 5,000 ($1,000 *)

LAPT NLH Single Day High Roller P. K.O.: Dates TBC– R$ 15,000 ($3,000*)

Entries and prizes will be paid and received in Brazilian Reais. Value in U.S. Dollars is approximate & subject to exchange rate on the day of the event.

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

Telephone number: +55 21 2195-9900

Minimum age: 18

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

Aeroporto Internacional do Rio de Janeiro is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro. Regular flights to Rio de Janeiro are available from almost all major international airports.

If you are traveling from within Brazil, Aeroporto Santos Dumont has regular flights from almost all major cities in the country.

You can buy-in to LAPT Rio de Janeiro using the following methods:

  • Cash (Brazilian Reais only)
  • Pix
  • Wire Transfers
  • Credit/Debit cards (processing fee applies)
  • Crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum & Tether)
  • Bitso Transfer
  • GamersWallet

Payouts are done using the following methods:

  • Cash (Brazilian Reais only & subject to availability of cash onsite)
  • Pix (Brazilian residents only)
  • Wire Transfers
  • Crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum & Tether)
  • Bitso Transfer
  • GamersWallet (Brazilian residents only)

The buy-in and prize amounts are advertised in U.S. Dollars as a reference. However, according to Brazilian law only Brazilian Reais will be accepted at the cashier cage. A currency exchange third-party company will be available onsite (service subject to exchange rate fluctuations).

Please keep in mind that restrictions may apply depending on the nationality or residence of the winner.

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.

Contact for further information.