Poker in Campina Grande:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

In order to play poker in Campina Grande in Paraíba with 409731 inhabitants for money, you have to go to a national casino.

In Campina Grande and throughout Paraíba, poker is considered a game of skill. But gambling is generally regulated by the state. For this reason, it is solely legal in casinos to play poker for real cash. On this platform we inform you about all the different options to play poker in Campina Grande and explain you the legal framework in Paraíba.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Campina Grande ?

Legal notice
Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Campina Grande ? © Unsplash

Poker Cash Games can meet in Paraíba and therefore as well in Campina Grande the criminal offence of illegal gambling. Poker players can be sentenced based on these laws if one hosts public gambling or participates in it.

Is poker in Paraíba classified as a game of chance or game of skill?

The question of whether poker is a game of luck is still unanswered. However the jurisdiction in Brasil and therefore also in Campina Grande grades poker tournaments as a game of skill and cash games as a game of luck. The national casinos in Brasil have for sure a permission.

Poker in pubs in Campina Grande

Risk for the pubs & hosts: There is high risk of losing the official permission to operate a restaurant in Campina Grande if you make yourself liable to prosecution.


  • Poker cash games are generally not allowed in Brasil and therefore also in Campina Grande.
  • The casinos in Brasil have a state licence.
  • Mostly it is very tricky for the authorities in Campina Grande to prove prohibited gambling.
  • Tournaments are considered a game of skill, cash games a game of luck

Please note that the information provided does not constitute legal advice under the law and cannot replace legal advice, as such advice always requires knowledge of all individual circumstances, in particular of the specific individual case.

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Campina Grande

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Campina Grande © Unsplash

Attention: Cash games are illegal in Campina Grande. If plan to join poker games for cash in Campina Grande, you will have to travel to casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the surrounding area. Please read carefully the text on Home Games if you are looking for additional possibilities to play the game.

Poker tournaments in Campina Grande

There are many poker tourneys in Campina Grande. Tournaments are legal as poker tournaments are defined as a game of skill. Furthermore, big poker tournaments take place often in Paraíba! For an full list of the current tournaments in Campina Grande, please search for our tournament calendar. One of the most important poker tournaments in Paraíba is the Latin American Poker Tour with great prizes up to BRL28,000,000 ($6.5 million). Additionally there is as well the WSOP Circuit Brazil, which was likewise already in different cities in Brasil to guest.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Campina Grande

Further options are available by the various poker clubs & rooms with in and around Campina Grande. We present you a helpful selection of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Campina Grande:

Live poker in casinos near by Campina Grande

Campina Grande itself unfortunately does not have a own casino with a poker floor. Paraíba has its casinos generally in little places and outside the heart of the city. It is certainly easy to reach them by car or public transport. The majority have on top an own shuttle facilities. In case you want to drive your own car, all casinos offer large parking space for poker enthusiasts. Nowadays, every casino in Brasil routinely organizes real money poker games. There are many tournaments and events that you can enter. Here with us you'll find a summary, structured by federal states, of the best places running poker with their particular games and all important infos. After only a quick drive you can participate in legal poker games for money in one of the casinos around Campina Grande.

Casinos, Poker Rooms & Venues offering Poker in Campina Grande

  • KZAA CLUB ( Website )
    Rua Teodosio de Oliveira 58400110 Campina, Paraiba, Brazil

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Campina Grande in private locations

In Campina Grande the laws of the federal state Paraíba is in effect. In order be allowed to play poker home games in Campina Grande you have to take care of the following:

Is the poker round in Campina Grande public?

The poker game has to be organized in public to establish criminal liability. A poker round is public after the jurisdiction in Paraíba, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". An example of this is cash games in pubs in Campina Grande that anyone could join. Attention, this is forbidden!

Does the homegame take place in Campina Grande as usual?

According to jurisdiction in Paraíba can: "However, a closed society in which a game of chance is customarily held is also considered public". If the poker game takes place habitually, it is illegal in private rooms in Campina Grande as well as in public. So, if money games are played for every week on the same day, it does not matter if it is a private room or not. Both are prohibited.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

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