Sochi Poker Festival - Spring Edition

Sochi Poker Festival - Spring Edition

19th - 29th Apr 2018 RUB13,500,000 GTD ($190,042 GTD)

Sochi Poker Festival - Spring Edition - Terms and Conditions

TV (Live Streaming) and General Media Rules

  1. partypoker LIVE events are often filmed for future TV and/or live streaming productions, by participating in any partypoker LIVE event you also agree that we can use your name, photo or video footage in any way we see fit, and you grant us global image rights to use this material.
  2. Players playing on the TV table agree that we can broadcast their play on a short delay over the Internet, or on TV and create highlights videos and full videos of all play on the table. Players do not have the right to opt out of this coverage.
  3. Players playing on the TV table are required to position their hole cards in such a way that the table can read the cards and display the cards on the steam / video footage, as directed by the Dealer, and / or Floor Staff or Media Team.  Players do not have the right to opt out ensuring their hole cards are read.
  4. Players on the TV table are not permitted to use their mobile devices whilst at the table including phones, tablets and laptops, and any such infringement will result in penalties. We cannot however prevent any players from receiving information from friends watching the stream elsewhere.
  5. The TV table may feature commentary from various people including but not limited to regular commentators and occasional guests. The opinions of the commentators and guests are their own and are not necessarily the opinions of partypoker LIVE.
  6. By playing a partypoker LIVE event, you agree to accept and adhere to these Terms and Conditions, failure to accept or adhere to these Terms and Conditions may result in players being disqualified from the tournament with no refund or financial compensation due. 
  7. We do not ban players from wearing patches / logos of any other poker sites, however we simply ask that players on the feature table limit their branding to no more than:
      1. 1 x Chest patch measuring no more than 12cm x 12cm
      2. 1 x Sleeve patch measuring no more than 12cm x 12 cm
      3. 1 x Hat logo measuring no more than 12cm x 12cm
      4. In the event of a player having a hoodie / jacket with a logo larger than 12cm x 12cm on the back, they should not wear it at the TV Table
  8. We do not permit players to wear patches / branding from any thing we consider to be inappropriate, including but not limited to wearing the branding of porn sites, anything which can be considered to be discrimatory or inciting racial, gender, or religious hatred.  Clothing that we consider to be too revealing will also result in exclusion.  Once excluded players are permitted to change into appropriate clothing and re join the tournament. Our decision is final in this matter.

In addition to standard partypoker and partypokerLIVE terms and conditions, the following applies:

  1. Players must make sure they can attend the partypoker LIVE Sochi Poker Festival event before playing any satellites or qualifiers. Unfortunately, if you cannot attend the event we cannot offer a refund and you will be blinded out.
  2. If you bought in / qualified online and cash in the tournament, you will receive your winnings via your partypoker account, no later than 72 hours after the event has finished.
  3. Players wishing to play partypoker Sochi Poker Festival on partypoker must have an active partypoker account, no refunds will be offered should a player’s account be subsequently closed.
  4. 5% of all prizepools will be withheld for tournament staff
  5. Guarantees in bounty tournaments include the bounty proportion of the prizepool.
  6. The Tournament Director withholds the right to add or subtract a level or a day to all tournaments and reserves the right to amend structures or schedules
  7. The Tournament Director has the final decision over all rules
  8. Minimum amount of players to start any events: 15 players
  9. Winners of Live Satellites must play Event from the beginning, or immediately after winning (if the event is starting/has started)
  10. Buy ins and guarantees are in rubles, payments at the event will be in rubles, online payments will be in USD at exchange rate on the date of payment.
  11. Tournament schedule, dates and structure are subject to change
  12. The first seat won for Sochi Poker Festival event in partypoker online satellites is non-transferable and non-refundable. Players can sell or transfer their second and following seats to another player, but must be for the same event.
  13. Breaks at Final Tables will be suggested by the Tournament Director, but players have the option to unanimously choose their own breaks and the Tournament Director will pause the clock
  14. Players who play multiple Day 1s take their largest stack through to Day 2
  15. All events are Unlimited Re-Entry
  16. Cash game run non-stop, 24/7
  17. Errors and omissions excepted