Simon’s Guide to Gambling and Online Betting in Brazil

This is a photo of the Gávea Hippodrome in Rio de Janeiro (taken from a customer review, creative commons licence), where horse races are held regularly. On this page you can read about gambling establishments in Brazil.

Gambling is officially illegal since 1941 in Brazil (officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, the biggest country of South America, with a population of 211 million, the biggest Portuguese speaking country in the world), according to the Article 50 of Decree-Law 3,688/1941 (the Misdemeanour Law or Criminal Contravention Act)1. However there are exceptions, and only […]