Triton Poker joins forces with partypoker LIVE at MILLIONS Russia

4 months ago - written by Paul Seaton
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Bigger and Better Than Ever 

Last year, MILLIONS Russia crowned massive winners, paid out thousands of players with life-changing money and made memories that will last a lifetime for players and fans alike. This August, it's back to make even more winners, and with Triton Poker on board, it's going to be bigger than ever before. 

 

Welcome Triton 

The elite super high roller brand Triton Poker has partnered with partypoker LIVE to add two new events to the MILLIONS Russia schedule, cementing the partnership between the world’s most prestigious Super High Roller brand and the world’s biggest poker tour.

Known for its high-end, high stakes action, Triton Poker’s newly added High Roller and Super High Roller NLH events give further weight to an already compelling schedule at MILLIONS Russia, which includes all the usual MILLIONS events.

 

Live Stream

Triton’s High Roller and Super High Roller events will each feature two TV tables, both of which will be live streamed. partypoker LIVE and Triton will produce some great TV programmes from the high stakes action on these tables.

In addition, each of the other tournaments below will include at least one TV table each day. Here's the full line-up:

 

MILLIONS Russia Schedule

#

Event

From

To

Buy-In (RUB)

Buy-In (est, USD)

Guarantee (RUB)

 Guarantee (est, USD)

1

MILLIONS Open

4th Aug

8th Aug

 RUB      66,000

 $1,065

 RUB      60,000,000

 $ 968,210

2

MILLIONS Main Event

5th Aug

13th Aug

 RUB    318,000

 $5,129

 RUB    300,000,000

 $ 4,841,052

3

Triton Poker High Roller

7th Aug

8th Aug

 RUB 3,000,000

 $48,387

 RUB    120,000,000

 $ 1,936,421

4

Triton Poker Super High Roller

8th Aug

9th Aug

 RUB 6,000,000

 $96,774

 RUB    120,000,000

 $ 1,936,421

5

MILLIONS Finale

10th Aug

12th Aug

 RUB      33,000

 $532

 RUB      30,000,000

 $ 484,105

6

MILLIONS High Roller

11th Aug

13th Aug

 RUB    618,000

 $9,968

 RUB      60,000,000

 $ 968,210

USD Values are approximate based on xe.com rate published on 8th June 2018, all buy-ins will be in RUB

 

Stunning Sochi 

MILLIONS Russia takes place between the 3rd and 14th August at the five-star Black Sea resort destination, Casino Sochi, who were announced as a long-term partner of partypoker LIVE only a few months ago. Casino Sochi is used to very high stakes poker, and as recently as last week’s WSOP-Circuit Russia, saw a high roller cash game with pots of over $2,500,000 in the fabulous Onyx VIP room.


Huge cash games expected

Last year’s MILLIONS tournament in Casino Sochi saw two partypoker Live strategic partner casinos, Kings Casino and Dusk Till Dawn, hire private jets to bring players from Europe, and boasted guarantees of more than RUB600,000,000. This year’s edition is going to be even bigger, and the atmosphere even more exciting. Huge cash games are expected, along with players from all over the world including the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe and Russia, in what could be the biggest group of High Rollers and VIPs ever playing together. Jason Koon and Ike Haxton from partypoker have both confirmed their attendance, with Haxton saying:

"This partnership brings together the two brands doing the most exciting things in the live tournament world right now. I can’t wait to see what partypoker and Triton can do together."

Jason Koon spoke to us about his incredible recent run. He couldn't be more excited to head to Russia. 

"The partypoker Live and Triton Poker partnership is extremely exciting as they both try to do as much for the players as they can. Triton is incredible at catering for the Super High Roller players and creates such an amazing atmosphere at their venues, which are generally smaller, so the intimate, personal vibe they look for can be implemented. I’m sure with the amazing versatile space at Casino Sochi, they will recreate this unique experience for everyone at partypoker Live MILLIONS Russia."

Triton’s Richard Yong is as excited as the players, saying: "Triton Poker are looking forward to heading to Russia for the first time in their history and are very excited to work with partypoker Live on this prestigious event. I am sure our Chinese customers will love the VIP experience that Casino Sochi can offer."

Casino Sochi is one of the best casinos in the world and the perfect place to play poker, you can see exactly why it has become a haven for poker players by heading to their official site and reading all about them!

 

 

$100,000 Last Longer and Discounted Buy-in

partypoker LIVE is running a special promotion for the first 100 players who buy into the MILLIONS Russia Main Event using partypoker LIVE $ (PP LIVE $). Each player will take part in an exclusive last longer, with the winner receiving $100,000 cash on top of any tournament winnings. They will also be able to buy-in for just $5,000, a saving of almost $130 on the full buy-in.


PP LIVE $ Explained

PP LIVE $ is a flexible currency that can be won in satellites on partypoker and used by players to pay for event buy-ins, travel, hotels and even visas. Players now have two years to use their PP LIVE $ and will automatically be entered into a $1,000,0000 Leaderboard which runs throughout the 2018-19 poker season. At the end of the season the $1,000,000 will be divided up between the top 100 players.


How to win PP LIVE $

PP LIVE $ satellites will run at a weekly guarantee of $250,000 from 10th June 2018, up from $110,000 previously. So there are plenty of opportunities to win PP LIVE $ for MILLIONS Russia.

 

 

Triton Poker Heads to Jeju

Triton Poker’s next stop is in the wonderful resort of Jeju in South Korea from the 23rd – 31st July. There they will have their next exciting instalment of Short Deck tournaments that are taking the high stakes industry by storm. The last event in Casino Maestral in Montenegro created a prize pool of $12,344,397 with 103 entries, and saw partypoker ambassador Jason Koon take down the biggest score of his career with $3,579,914 for first place, beating a mixed field of recreational businessmen and experienced pros.

 

All You Need to Know

For the full schedule of events taking place at MILLIONS Russia, head here. You can win your way to the beautiful former Olympic village of Sochi for as little as $0.50 at partypoker online. 

The Triton Super High Roller Series has crowned huge winners this year and is a highly-respected festival in its own right and has been for years. To read all about Triton events, why not head to their official website?

partypoker LIVE will pay visa costs for any players who wish to travel to Sochi and play MILLIONS Russia events, players simply visit the My partypoker LIVE desk during MILLIONS Russia, provide their visa receipt and get a full refund paid in partypoker LIVE $.  If needed invitation vouchers can be provided here: http://partypokerlivesochi.com.

Casino Sochi is one of the best casinos in the world and the perfect place to play poker, you can see exactly why it has become a haven for poker players by heading to their official site and reading all about them!

 

Follow @partypokerlive on Twitter or join the discussion by following our partypoker live facebook page. We'd love to know what you think about the ever-expanding partypoker LIVE tour! 

Would you like to write for partypokerLIVE? Every article we publish will be rewarded with a ticket worth $109 on partypoker. Read all about how you can become a writer for partypokerLIVE here

 

 

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