The World Series of Poker makes its debut in Russia
Recently, it was announced that partypoker LIVE signed a four-year deal to become the primary partner for live poker tournaments at Russia's fabulous Casino Sochi. What better way to kick off this new partnership than with the first World Series of Poker Circuit event to ever take place on Russian soil!
It features 7 huge "Ring events" – where the victor of each of these 7 tournaments will win a coveted World Series of Poker Circuit Ring. The festival will guarantee a massive ₽243,000,000 (approx $4M) in prizepools across these 7 events, which include World Series of Poker favourites, the Colossus and Monster Stack events, as well as the ₽120,000,000 (approx $2M) guaranteed Main Event:
|#||Ring Event||Buy-in||Guarantee||(Approx USD)||Dates|
|#1||Main Event||₽66,000||₽120,000,000||($1,100 / $2M)||13th - 27th May|
|#2||Colossus||₽16,500||₽60,000,000||($275 / $1M)||13th - 22nd May|
|#3||Monster Stack||₽33,000||₽15,000,000||($550 / $250K)||21st - 23rd May|
|#4||Super High Roller||₽318,000||₽15,000,000||($5,300 / $250K)||21st - 22nd May|
|#5||High Roller||₽132,000||₽15,000,000||($2,200 / $250K)||25th - 27th May|
|#6||Closer||₽16,500||₽15,000,000||($275 / $250K)||25th - 27th May|
|#7||Pot Limit Omaha||₽33,000||₽3,000,000||($550 / $50K)||27th May|
The Main Event will have eight Day 1s, giving you plenty of chances to get involved. Two Online Day 1s will take place on partypoker on Sunday May 13th, and Sunday May 20th, before the Live Day 1s kick off on Tuesday 22nd May.
The Colossus will also feature Online Day 1s on partypoker, as well as an Online Day 2 on Thursday 17th May. Live Day 1s begin on Friday 18th May, with the Live Day 2 running on Monday 21st May. Both the online and live fields will converge for the third and final day on Tuesday 22nd May.
Satellites to the Main Event and Colossus event are running on partypoker now from as little as 5 Rubles. See the satellites tab for more information.