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01Tournament info
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PokerStars returns to Sochi to host the first round of the 2021 European Poker Tour!

Full series schedule and tournament structures will be announced later.

Tournament Dates Buy-in (c.u.) Buy-in (RUB)
EPT National 19-22 March 1 100 77 000
Main Event 23-28 March 2 500 175 000
High Roller 26-28 March 5 300 371 000

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.
Minimum age: 18 years+
NB: Must bring a valid government issued passport or ID to participate.

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.

Need a visa? Click here to use the fast and convenient PokerStars EPT visa service in Sochi.

All the precautions prescribed by Rospotrebnadzor are observed at Casino Sochi. There are thermal imagers at the entrance, the personnel of the gambling zone undergo medical examinations every day. Sanitizers are installed in the toilets of the casino, near the ticket offices and in restaurants. Chips, cards and other gaming equipment are regularly wiped with disinfectants.
All casino visitors are needed to be indoors in a protective mask and gloves.

There is no mandatory quarantine for those staying in the Krasnodar Krai. Your body temperature is measured at the airport and train station. If it is elevated, you will have to pass the result for COVID-19 and wait for the results in the observatory.

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02Advantages

covid-19 precautions

  • Inlet thermal imagers
  • Regular sanitization of chips and cards
  • Only absolutely healthy personnel without fever are replacing
  • Sanitizers are literally everywhere
  • All casino employees work in masks

Freerolls

  • Free tickets to Special Spin-and-Go tournaments for all players
  • Freerolls on PokerStars with Tournament Packages (travel and accomodation included)
  • Online satellites from $2,20

Ski season

  • The best ski resort in Russia
  • 102 km of mountain trails and 28 ski lifts
  • Indoor ice palace
  • Top elevation - 2509 meters above sea level
  • Snowmaking
  • Extreme Park
03Tournaments schedule
Date # Start time Tournament Buy-in + fee (RUB) Buy-in
(c.u,)
Stack Levels Late
reg.
Format
19
March
Fri
1 12:00 EPT National Day 1A 70 000 + 7 000 1 100
20
March
Sat
1 12:00 EPT National Day 1B 70 000 + 7 000 1 100
1 17:00 EPT National Day 1C 70 000 + 7 000 1 100
21
March
Sun
1 12:00 EPT National Day 2 - -
22
March
Mon
1 12:00 EPT National Final Day - -
23
March
Tue
2 12:00 EPT Sochi Main Event Day 1A 150 000 + 25 000 2 500
24
March
Wed
2 12:00 EPT Sochi Main Event Day 1B 150 000 + 25 000 2 500
2 19:00 EPT Sochi Main Event Day 1C 150 000 + 25 000 2 500
25
March
Thu
2 12:00 EPT Sochi Main Event Day 2 150 000 + 25 000 2 500
26
March
Fri
2 12:00 EPT Sochi Main Event Day 3 - -
27
March
Sat
2 12:00 EPT Sochi Main Event Day 4 - -
28
March
Sun
2 12:00 EPT Sochi Main Event FINAL - -
3 16:00 EPT High Roller Day 1 350 000 + 21 000 5 300
3 12:00 EPT High Roller Day 2 350 000 + 21 000 5 300
3 12:00 EPT High Roller FINAL - -
Notes:

Please note: the schedule is not full now, stay tuned

04Cash tables realtime
Last update:
Table 1
Hold’em, 6-max
Blinds: $5-5
Players: 6/6
Table 2
Hold’em, 6-max
Blinds: $5-5
Players: 6/6
Table 3
Hold’em, 6-max
Blinds: $1-3
Players: 6/6
Table 4
Hold’em, 6-max
Blinds: $1-3
Players: 6/6
Table 5
Hold’em, 6-max
Blinds: $1-3
(not active)
Table 6
Hold’em, 6-max
Blinds: $5-5
(not active)
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05Satellites

Satellites to EPT Sochi are traditionally very popular among Russian-speaking players, as they give the opportunity to travel to Krasnaya Polyana completely (or almost) for free. So this time, the qualifying tournament grid for EPT Sochi-2021, which will be held from March 19 to March 28, 2021, starts with freerolls.

The full path to qualify for the European Poker Tour looks like this:

Freeroll (rebuy for $0,11) → $2,20 1/4 Final → $11 or $22 1/2 Final → $215 Sunday Final
(3 min levels) (2 or 3 seat to semi-final gtd.) (1 or 2 seats to Final gtd) 1 EPT Sochi Package gtd.

You can find satellites in the PokerStars client: Events – Live – EPT Sochi.

Free ways to qualify for EPT Sochi:

The first one is fast Spin-and-Go tournaments. In the “Tools” section, find the “Star Code” item and enter the bonus code EPTINSOCHI in the field. You will then be credited with 3 to 10 tickets to the Free Spin-and-Go EPT Sochi, which can be found in the Spin-and-Go section of the PokerStars client. They have three types of prizes: a paid EPT Sochi participant’s package, a ticket to a freeroll and a ticket to another Spin-and-Go.

The second is the EPT Sochi Freeroll. Tickets for them can be won in the aforementioned Spin-and-Go, and the whole packages are raffled off in these freerolls! EPT Sochi Freeroll is available only for players from Russia and runs on Mondays at 20:15 UTC from October 26, 2020 to March 15, 2021. Thus, more than 20 people will get a free opportunity to play in the EPT Sochi Main Event!

The voucher (paid package of the participant) to EPT Sochi includes:

  • Main Event entry
  • Seven nights’ accommodation for two at the five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana
  • $1,000 in travel expenses
06Accommodation
Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana ★★★★★

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

BalconyBarPool and wellness servicesFitness centerFree Wi-FiFamily roomsPool viewMountain viewThe staff speaks EnglishThe staff speaks RussianParkingTransfer from / to the airportConcierge serviceBreakfast in the roomLift
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07How to participate
01 Check out the tournament schedule
02 Contact us for consultation if necessary
03 Arrive to the venue of the festival
04 Pay in cash or by card
05 Welcome to our poker family
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