18-27 January / $2,500,000 GTD
Casino Sochi, Russia

WPT Russia

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Hello and welcome to the first ever World Poker Tour in Russia!

Famous series of tournaments, every year attracting hundreds poker fans, finally come to Sochi!

Mutual festival partypoker LIVE and WPT will take place in Five Star Sochi Casino. And it’s time now for the World Poker Tour!

The full schedule and structure of the tournaments are placed below at this page. Please note: live part of the WPT Russia will stars at the Sochi Casino 18 Jan. 2019, but first online-days some tournaments will be available to play on partypoker from 13 Jan. 2019.

Tournament Dates Buy-in (RUB) Buy-in ($) GTD (RUB) GTD ($)

Main Event

21-27 January 198,000 ~$3,000 90,000,000 ~$1,500,000

WPT Opener

18-22 January 33,000 ~$500 30,000,000 ~$500,000

WPT DeepStacks

24-27 January 99,000 ~$1,500 30,000,000 ~$500,000

High Roller

25-27 January 618,000 ~$10,000 18,000,000 ~$270,000

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.

Feel free to email us should you require any help to obtain your visa – cs@partypokerlive.com.


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Date Tournament Buy-in Stack Levels Entries Prize pool
25.01.2019 00:00 WPT High Roller $8,828 30000 41 31 $257,730.0
27.01.2019 00:00 WPT Deepstack $1,414 30000 44 16 $428,571.0
27.01.2019 00:00 WPT Russia: Main Event $2,828 30000 45 6 $1,285,714.0
22.01.2019 00:00 WPT Opener $471 30000 40 19 $481,414.4
Date Tournament Buy-in Stack Levels Entries Prize pool
23.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 20 tickets GTD (23th, 21:30) $282 20000 32 94 $42,420.0
27.01.2019 00:00 Omaha PL $942 30000 36 69 $57,359.0
18.01.2019 00:00 WPT Opener $471 30000 40 1184 $481,414.4
20.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 10 tickets GTD $282 20000 32 106 $28,280.0
22.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 10 tickets GTD (22th, 14:00) $282 20000 32 280 $68,362.0
26.01.2019 00:00 Ladies Event $188 30000 37 47 $7,635.2
22.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 20 tickets GTD (22th, 18:00) $282 20000 32 274 $66,897.1
22.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 10 tickets GTD (22th, 21:30) $282 20000 32 92 $28,280.0
21.01.2019 18:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 15 tickets GTD (21th, 18:00)
25.01.2019 00:00 High Roller $8,828 30000 41 31 $257,730.0
21.01.2019 00:00 Main Event $2,828 30000 45 503 $1,285,714.0
21.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 15 tickets GTD $282 20000 32 153 $42,420.0
21.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 15 tickets GTD $282 20000 31 180 $43,947.0
22.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 20 tickets GTD (23th, 14:00) $282 20000 32 280 $68,362.0
24.01.2019 00:00 Deepstack $1,414 30000 44 306 $428,571.0
23.01.2019 00:00 Main Event MEGA Sat 10 tickets GTD (23th, 18:00) $282 20000 32 189 $70,700.0
24.01.2019 00:00 High Roller MEGA Sat 5 tickets GTD (24th, 18:00) $942 20000 32 46 $44,140.0
27.01.2019 00:00 6-max Turbo $471 30000 38 122 $49,605.2

Advantages

01 main
  • Absence of a visa barrier
  • Russian-speaking management
  • Transfers of any currency and amounts
  • No taxes
  • Payment of tournaments and cash games in Russian roubles
02 Sochi Casino
  • The largest casino in the CIS "Sochi Casino"
  • The guaranteed Main Event prize pool worth RUB 90,000,000
  • Tournaments and cash games 24/7
03 Gorki-Gorod
  • The whole city with a full-fledged infrastructure
  • 40 minutes from the casino: airport, sea, Olympic Park
  • Near the Casino: mountains and Ski-park
  • Restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, shops, water park, shopping mall and more
04 EXCELLENT ORGANIZATION
  • Professional team of Arthur Voskanyan - Poker Club Management
  • Entertaining events
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Low commission in tournaments
  • Assistance with accommodation and transfer
05 nature and fun
  • Scenic trips to the mountains
  • 500 meters above sea level
  • 200 meters bungee - the highest in Russia
  • European-class Ski resorts
  • Eco-trails in Krasnaya Polyana's mountains

FAQ

Where will the series be held?

The series will be held on the territory of the gaming zone Krasnaya Polyana, 70 km from the city of Sochi.

How to pay for the entrance to the tournament?

Payment for buy-ins is made by casino chips, which are purchased at the box office for Russian rubles at a rate of 60 rubles per 1 conventional unit of the casino.

Do I need to have documents with me?

To obtain the entrance card of the casino you will need a passport.

Who can participate?

All interested persons are at the age of 18 years.

Where to live?

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.

Can fans come with me?

Of course, they can watch the game from the outside.

How and where can I get my winnings?

Prizes are paid in cash or to your partypoker account immediately after winning.

Can I pay for buy-ins by partypoker account?

Yes, you have such an opportunity. A special desk will work for this purpose.

Can I pay for buy-ins by PPL $$$?

Yes, you have such an opportunity. A special desk will work for this purpose.

Are qualifying satellites online?

Yes, satellites to the PPL dollars are held daily at the partypoker.