WPT Russia - Terms and Conditions
- The event dates, schedule and structure are subject to change.
- The Tournament Director(s) can make amendments to tournaments at their discretion.
- All tournaments in this festival are unlimited re-entry. Players can have multiple entries per flight.
- For an event to start, the tournament must have 15 players registered.
- Day two stacks are non-transferable and will be in play from the start of day two.
- Final Table deals are permitted at the tournament director’s discretion. 10% of the remaining prize pool must be left for the winner.
- Once the tournament reaches a Heads-Up situation, the levels will reduce to a maximum of 30 minutes per level.
- Players that register after a tournament starts will receive a full starting stack.
- Cash exchange rates are set by the venue and are not under the control of partypoker LIVE.
- All buy-ins are in Russian Rubles & Casino Units (1 c.u. = 70 rub).
- Due to host requirements at this event, we are unable to provide buy-ins via account, including T$. You can only buy-in with cash.
- 5% of every prize pool will be withheld for tournament staff, marketing and operational costs (3% Main Event and High Roller).
- Guaranteed events are paid out after deducting the withheld costs of the prize pool.
- Example pay-outs are based on the guarantee of the tournament. If this is surpassed, the pay-out will be altered accordingly. We also reserve the right to alter the pay-out structure at our discretion.
- Due to host requirements at this event, we are unable to provide payouts via account. You can only receive prizes with cash.
- WPT Russia Opener is an unlimited re-entry tournament.
- Players can have multiple re-entries in a single Day 1 before the end of late registration.
- If a player progresses to Day 2, they may still play future Day 1s to attempt to build a bigger chip stack or cash multiple times.
- All players who reach Day 2 will receive Minimum-Cash value from the prize pool.
- If a player makes it to Day 2 more than once, their highest stack will be in play from the start, all other stacks will be forfeit but will receive Min-Cash value from prize pool.
WPT Main Event
- WPT Russia Main Event is a re-entry tournament.
- Players can have unlimited re-entries per flight before the end of late registration.
- If a player progresses to Day 2, they may still play future Day 1s to attempt to build a bigger chip stack.
- If a player makes it to Day 2 more than once, their highest stack will be in play from the start, all other stacks will be forfeit.
- Players can win any amount of live satellites but must use multiple seats for re-entry where possible. If a player has tickets remaining after late registration closes, the tickets will be refunded in cash.
- The exception to this rule is the Opener, for this event there are no refunds, or cash alternatives available if the player is unable to use all of their tickets.
- Satellite winners must play the event from the beginning, or immediately after the winning (if the event has already started).
- Seats won in live satellites must be used for that specific event and day.
- Satellite winners must play the target day from the beginning.
- Seats are non-transferable to other players.
- There are no refunds or cash alternatives available if a player is unable to play the event. However, as stated above, if a player has seats remaining after the end of late registration because they have not yet been eliminated, they will receive a cash refund.
- If a player has already progressed to the next day and wins another satellite ticket it must still be used on the target day in the attempt to progress with a higher stack.
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 x Chest patch measuring no more than 12cm x 12cm
- 1 x Sleeve patch measuring no more than 12cm x 12 cm
- 1 x Hat logo measuring no more than 12cm x 12cm
- 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.