For the first time in history, 888poker comes to Russia to hold his flagship festival with the support of Poker Club Management and Casino Sochi!
Three dozen tournaments are waiting for you with contributions from 3,500 to 132,000 rubles, as well as a symbolic Main Event – its contribution will be 888 c.u., and the guarantee is 35,000,000 rubles. In addition, the winner of the Main Event will receive a prize package to the WSOP Main Event 2020 in Las Vegas!
The full schedule and structure of the tournaments are placed below at this page.
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1 casino units (c.u.) = 70 Russian rubles or ~ $1,11
The license holder and operator of this event is Casino Sochi.
Casino Sochi // 51 Estonskaya street, Estosadok Village, Sochi, Krasnodar region, Russian Federation
Dress code: Casual, but no sportswear. Please note: you will not be allowed to go to the casino in beach shorts and open shoes (open-top shoes are acceptable for women).
Minimum age: 18 years+
NB: Must bring a valid government issued passport or ID to participate. Players can communicate at the tables in English and Russian.
Please Note: To enter the Russian Federation you will need a visa if there is no international treaty between the Russian Federation and your country establishing a visa-free regime.
View the list of countries where a visa for Russia is not required here.
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If you did not have 888poker account, register and make first deposit with promocode SOCHI, and you recieve free $33 satellite to Main Event.
Every day at 888poker there are satellites for the weekly finals, in which either ticket to the Main Event cost $ 888 or whole packages are played, which, in addition to the buy-in, also include travel and accommodation expenses.
For owners of a small bankroll, it is possible to select only 1 cent! And those who do not want to bother themselves with an extra game in qualifying tournaments can register directly in the target satellite.
There are the following options:
The package for $ 1,700 includes:
You can find qualifiers in the 888poker client. To do this, select the ALL GAMES section, then Tournaments – Live Events:
888poker LIVE Sochi will be held in the best casino in the post-Soviet space – Sochi Casino. At your service is a five-star complex, which includes several poker slot machines, hundreds of slot machines and dozens of tables for card games and roulette.
In addition to gambling, guests can enjoy the restaurant of the author’s cuisine “Brunello”, the bar “Royal”, a banquet hall, the theater-cabaret “Velvet” and a conference room.
First and obvious variant – by plane.
Sochi International Airport is among the ten largest airports in Russia. Regular flights from Moscow arrive in daily; with a flight time of approximately two hours. Most major cities in Russia also serve Sochi. Transfers from the Airport to Casino will take about 30 minutes.
Flight to Russia and Moscow are available from almost all major international airports.
If you travel by train, your terminal – Adler railway station. Then you need to take the “Lastochka” train.
The comfortable “Lastochka” train departs from Sochi and Adler train stations, and also the Sochi Airport, and terminates at either the Esto-Sadok station. Please note that the train’s schedule varies depending on the season.
The Casino is two kilometers away from train stations and can be reached by taxi or bus #105, #105с and #135.
If you travel to Sochi Casino by personal car (or you rent a car) you need to go to A-149 “Old Krasnopolyanskoe highway” or “New Krasnopolyanskoe highway” and move 42 kilometers to the resort “Gorky Gorod”, then turn left onto Kashbaza street and go straight.
The old road is more winding and goes past the airport and through the villages of Krasnaya Polyana and esto-Sadok. That new road is Expressway, built for the Winter Olympics 2014 and it will take you to the resort faster. But be careful, the drivers often overtake on the opposite line and not respect the speed limit, although work in the area of the camera.
The closest to the casino, and the most comfortable accommodation option. So close that you do not even have to leave the building to get into the casino.
The hotel offers 428 elegant rooms of different categories, as well as spacious and comfortable apartments.
The elegant air-conditioned rooms feature luxury-style bedding, safety deposit box,fridge, work and seating areas with sofa and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The private bathrooms come with a bath or shower, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers and free toiletries.
Booking.com rate – 8.5
Отель был назван лучшим лыжным отелем в России 2016 и 2017 годов на конкурсе World Ski Awards, лучшим горным отелем России на конкурсе World Luxury Hotel Awards и лучшим курортным отелем на конкурсе World Spa Awards 2017.
Номера и люксы оборудованы кондиционером и телевизором с плоским экраном. Кроме того, в распоряжении гостей собственная ванная комната с душем, ванной и феном. Из всех номеров открывается вид на горы. В большинстве номеров имеется балкон, а в люксах обустроена гостиная.
В отеле Rixos Krasnaya Polyana Sochi работают ресторан и ночной клуб.
Booking.com rate – 8.9
Offering a spa, gym and wellness centre, Novotel Resort Krasnaya Polyana Sochi is located in Esto-Sadok. Free WiFi access is available in this resort.
The accommodation will provide you with a TV and air conditioning. Complete with an electric kettle, the dining area also has a coffee machine. Featuring a bath, private bathroom also comes with bathrobes and free toiletries. You can enjoy mountain view from the room.
Booking.com rate – 8.6
Each air-conditioned room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Most rooms include a balcony with mountain view. The private bathroom comes with a bath or shower and hairdryer.
Buffet breakfasts are served every morning in the on-site restaurant.
Тhis hotel offers an indoor and outdoor pool, spa and panoramic views of the Caucasus Mountains. Rooms include elegant furnishings and a seating area.
Some of Grand Hotel Polyana’s rooms offer a balcony with scenic views of the valley.
Chandelle Blanche Medi Spa & Beauty offers a sauna and hot tub. Guests can enjoy a game of tennis or go to the cinema. Massage treatments are also available.
Free WiFi is available throughout the property, and free transfer to Sochi Park is provided.
Air-conditioned rooms feature a bedroom and a living room with a sofa. The apartment offers a safety deposit box and flat-screen TV with more than 100 free cable channels. A kitchen is equipped with a stove, microwave, fridge, washing machine and kitchenware. A private bathroom comes with a hairdryer, slippers and free toiletries.
The hotel offers luxurious rooms in Krasnaya Polyana and includes an indoor pool, spa centre and hammam. Sochi International Airport is a 45-minute drive away.
The rooms are equipped with free WiFi, a satellite flat-screen TV, safety deposit box and minibar. Slippers and free toiletries come with the private bathroom.
The on-site Romanov Restaurant serves European cuisine, and a variety of drinks is offered at the bar. A children’s menu is available.
Booking.com rate – 8.9
The comfortable air-conditioned rooms have soundproofing, a safety deposit box and flat-screen TV. The private bathrooms come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some units offer mountain views.
There is a 24-hour front desk. This hotel has a ski pass sales point.
The series will be held on the territory of the gaming zone Krasnaya Polyana, 70 km from the city of Sochi.
Payment for buy-ins is made by casino chips, which are purchased at the box office for Russian rubles at a rate of 70 rubles per 1 conventional unit of the casino.
To obtain the entrance card of the casino you will need a passport. During the hand, you can speak in English or Russian. Outside hands - on any, but not using obscene language
All interested persons are at the age of 18 years.
Ideal option is the hotel Marriott, which is adjacent to the "Sochi Casino and Resort" - the venue of the series. Also nearby is a huge number of hotels and apartments. Our manager will always help you choose the right option.
Of course, they can watch the game from the outside.
In Sochi the players will use their Casino card to buy-in for tournaments or Cash Games
Upon their first visit, all the players must go at the Sign up desk to get their information linked between their Casino card and K-holdem. They must present an ID Card or Passport
They will also sign the waiver form
Players cannot buy-in directly with Cash, they must purchase “Casino Chips” in advance at the Casino cashier desk. There are numerous cashier desks in the Casino and all of them can sell Casino chips. 1 Casino Unit = 70 RUB
Casino chips can be withdraw using Cash RUB.
Casino chips can be withdraw using credit/debit cards at the cashier of the Casino Sochi. They accept Visa and Master Card. Limits depend on the customer’s own card limits.
Once they have the Casino chips, they can buy-in for tournaments at the Cash registration desk in front of the Main Room.
The Casino Sochi offers a 24/7 currency exchange service. The Casino Sochi is responsible for the rates offered and players can get more information at the cashier desk or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Prizes are paid in cash immediately after winning.
The total guaranteed prize pool is 70,000,000 RUR (approx. $1,000,000). The Guarantee of the Main Event is 35,000,000 RUR (apprx. $500,000).
Yes, satellites from 1 cent are held daily at the 888poker. Please visit "Satellites" section on this page for detailed information.
The easiest way is to fly by plane to Sochi International Airport. From the airport you can order a taxi. Read more in section "How to get"
Please, call Marianna +380680229999 - she will advise you. Together you will select the most convenient payment method for you..
Directly on the spot, you can approach any of the tournament directors or managers of the series - they are always located behind a special counter or in the tournament hall.
On our site you can get answers to any questions in a live chat with a consultant in the lower right corner of the screen.
Please, call us: + 7 915 09 09 09 1, Nelly