Poker in Curitiba:
Live, Cashgames, Tournaments

If you want to play for real money poker games in Curitiba in Paraná with 1933105 inhabitants, you will need to visit a official casino.

In Curitiba and all over Paraná, poker is considered a game of skill. But gambling is generally regulated by the state. That is why, it is solely accepted in casinos to poker for real money. On this site we explain you all the various options to play poker in Curitiba and show you the legal framework in Paraná.

Legal notice: Is it legal to play poker Curitiba ?

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

Poker Cash Games can fulfill in Paraná and thus also in Curitiba the criminal offence of illegal gambling. Players can be punished according to these regulations if one helds public gambling or plays in it.

Poker is a game of luck or game of skill?

The decision of whether poker is a game of chance in the sense of the jurisdiction has been unanswered for decades and there have been many hearings on the matter. The jurisdiction in Brasil and therefore also in Curitiba says however that poker tournaments are to be rated as a game of skill and cash games as a game of chance. The difference is that state casinos in Paraná have a license. Playing poker there is ok.

Poker in restaurants in Curitiba

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


  • Poker cash games are generally forbidden in Brasil and therefore also in Curitiba.
  • The casinos in Brasil have a state licence.
  • Often it is very difficult for the authorities in Curitiba to verify 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 Curitiba

Cashgames: Real money poker games in Curitiba © Unsplash

Cash games are in general prohibited in Curitiba. If you still want to play poker for cash in Curitiba, you will need to use casinos & poker clubs and poker rooms in the near area. Please read the text on Home Games if you need more possibilities to play the game.

Poker tournaments in Curitiba

You can find many poker tournaments in Curitiba. Tournaments are allowed as poker tournaments are defined as a game of skill. In addition, big poker tournaments are held often in Paraná! Upcoming tournaments can be seen in the tournament calendar. One of the most entertaining poker tournaments in Paraná is the Latin American Poker Tour with nice awards up to BRL28,000,000 ($6.5 million). WSOP Circuit Brazil, is also a recurring organizer of poker tournaments in the cities in Brasil.

Poker Clubs: The best poker rooms in Curitiba

More alternatives are offered by the various poker clubs & rooms with tournaments in and around Curitiba. We present you a small selection of all poker clubs & poker rooms in Curitiba:

Live poker in casinos near by Curitiba

In the heart of Curitiba you will hardly find a casino with poker rooms. Paraná located its casinos usually in small towns and outside the heart of the city. It is however not a problem to reach them by car or public transport. Most have additional their own shuttle service. In case you want to go by your own car, all casinos provide large parking lots for poker players. Today, every casino in Brasil regularly runs real money poker tournaments. There are many tournaments and poker events where you can participate. On our site you'll see a list, sorted by federal states, of all places running poker with their precise offering and all important facts. Near Curitiba you will find at least two casinos with acceptable driving times and attractive live poker offers.

Casinos, Poker Rooms & Venues offering Poker in Curitiba

  • Batel Poker Clube ( Website )
    Rua Cel. Dulcídio, 918, Curitiba, Brazil 80420-170
  • Espaço Poker Curitiba ( Website )
    Rua Marquês do Paraná, 700 - Água Verde, Fazendinha/Portão, Curitiba - PR, 80620-210, Brazil
  • H2 - Curitiba ( Website )
    Rua Martim Afonso, 700 São Francisco, Curitiba - PR
  • Nice Hand Poker Club ( Website )
    rua luiz parigot de souza, 100, Curitiba - PR, Brazil

Best Poker Players from Curitiba

The following list shows you the Top 10 poker players with the highest tournament winnings from Curitiba.

Homegames: Pokern for real money in Curitiba in private locations

In Curitiba the legislation of the federal state Paraná applies. In order to play legal poker home games in Curitiba you must follow of the following:

Do you poker publicly?

If the poker game is not public, it can be allowed in principle and does not have to justify any criminal liability. A poker round is public after the jurisdiction in Paraná, if "it is made outwardly recognizably accessible to a not firmly closed circle of acquaintances". The best example of this is cash games in pubs in Curitiba that anyone could join. This is illegal.

How often does the homegame take place in Curitiba?

Even a closed society can be considered public in Paraná, if gambling takes place there according to law. If the poker game takes place habitually, it is prohibited in private rooms in Curitiba as well as in public. So, if cash games are hosted for every week on the same day, it does not matter if it is a private room or not. Both are not allowed.

The best Online Poker Rooms in comparison

If you are looking for a fast way to play poker in Curitiba, we can advise online poker. There are many popular poker sites where you can play for real money. After over 20 years of online poker history, several providers proofed themselfes as the most trustful and consistent. We strongly recommend opening an account with these platforms and playing poker there. The poker tables on offer are great, the choice is large, the player pool is numerous and the fees are just fine. lists the most important and best providers in comparison.