WPT Russia

WPT Russia - Terms and Conditions

Poker

  • The event dates, schedule and structure are subject to change.
  • The Tournament Director(s) can make amendments to tournaments at their discretion.
  • Day two stacks are non-transferable and will be in play from the start of day two.
  • Final Table deals are permitted in line with standard partypoker rules.
  • Players that register after a tournament starts will receive a full starting stack.
  • Terms and conditions for this event apply to all tournaments within the schedule including the online satellites.

WPT Russia Main Event:

  • Players are allowed unlimited re-entry during late registration.  
  • If a player has progressed to Day 2, they may play another Day 1 and take the highest stack through, the shorter stack will be forfeited.
  • Players that have won seats for the event can find which day they must play below, based on how they qualified. 

Registration

  • Players can buy in with cash at the event, cash exchange rates are set by the venue and are not under the control of partypokerLIVE.
  • Buy in exchange rates are set per day in line with the partypoker exchange rate for that day.
  • Players may buy-in in full or in part with T$. If a part-payment is made, players must pay the rest of the buy-in in cash from their partypoker account. 
  • Players may buy-in in full or in part with PP LIVE Dollars. If a part-payment is made, players must pay the rest of the buy-in in cash from their partypoker account.  

Online Satellites

Packages won for events 

  • As part of the WPT Russia satellites, players can win 300,000 RUB packages with WPT Russia Main Event entry and travel expenses included. Buy-in for the Main Event will be equivilant to $3,300 USD and the remaining will be credited to the player's account as travel expenses.
  • WPT Main Event ticket can be used to enter any Day 1 of your choice.
  • Players can win multiple WPT Russia packages. They can use subsequent packages for re-entry at WPT Russia-2021 or for other partypoker LIVE events at Casino Sochi in 2021. Unused packages will be forfeited.
  • Travel expenses for duplicate packages used outside WPT Russia will be no more than 50,000 RUB, a minimum of 250,000 RUB from a 300k RUB package must be spent on buy-ins within one event. Dividing one package into two events is not possible.
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that prevents the first package won at WPT Russia from being used, it can be used later to one of the other partypoker LIVE events at Casino Sochi in 2021.
  • The package can only be used by the player who won it. It can’t be sold or transferred.

Payouts

  • Example pay-outs are based on the guarantee of the tournament. If this is surpassed, the payout will be altered accordingly. We also reserve the right to alter the payout structure at our discretion.
  • A percentage of every prize pool will be withheld for tax and operational costs. 3% from events with a buy in of more than approximately ₽70000. 5% from events with a buy in of approximately ₽70000 or less.
  • Final Table deals are permitted at the tournament director’s discretion. 10% must be left for the winner.
  • Players who qualify/buy-in online will be paid out to their partypoker account. Payouts will be issued within 10 days of the festival ending.
  • Wire transfers will be processed within 10 days of the festival ending.
  • Players who buy-in with cash at the venue can choose their pay-out method.

Media and TV

  • 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.
  • When playing on the TV table players agree that we can broadcast their play on a short delay, create highlights videos and full videos of all play on the table for distribution including but not limited to internet distribution or television distribution. Players do not have the right to opt out of this coverage.
  • Players on the TV table are required to position their hole cards in such a way that the table can read the cards to be displayed on the steam / video footage. Players will be directed by the Dealer, and / or Floor Staff or Media Team to do so and do not have the right to opt out of their hole cards being read.
  • Players on the TV table are not permitted to use 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.
  • 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.
  • We do not ban players from wearing patches / logos of any other poker companies, 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 are not permitted to wear it at the TV Table
  • 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 could be considered to incite racial, gender, or religious hatred or be discriminatory.
  • We do not permit players to wear clothing that we consider to be too revealing.
  • Any infringement of these clothing regulations will 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.
  • 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. 
  • Management decision is final.
  • Errors and omissions excepted.