The biggest tournament series ever to hit the newly opened Sochi Casino and Resort in Russia is just around the corner with the PokerStars Championship Sochi on May 21-30.
With the help of a PokerNews-exclusive tournament at PokerStars on April 8 at 3:05 p.m. ET, you can win into the festival's Main Event, which normally costs RUB 318,000 (approx. $5,590), for just $1.10.
How to Qualify for the Main Event for $1
The PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event guarantees a mouth-watering RUB 150 Million (approx. $2.6 Million) prize pool. There are many paths to qualify including satellite and Spin & Go tournaments.
Perhaps the best path is to play our Exclusive PokerNews Sochi Package tournament on April 8 where at least $9,113 in prizes will be awarded. The tournament has a great structure with players starting off with 3,000 chips with blinds at 10/20 and increasing every 10 minutes.
The field shouldn't be that huge since the tournament is only available to players that have previously signed up to PokerStars through PokerNews.
If you don't already have an account at PokerStars, we have great news for you. You can play in this tournament for free.
Simply download PokerStars via PokerNews, enter the marketing code "PNEWS" upon creating your account and provide the bonus code "STARS600" when you’re making your first deposit. Following these easy steps between now and April 7 will not only make you eligible to play in our April 8 tournament, but you will receive a huge 100 percent deposit bonus good on your first three deposits up to $600 total.
If you go on to win the tournament, you will receive a PokerStars Championship Sochi package, which includes a seat to the Main Event and hotel accommodations. PokerStars will also assist players trying to get to Russia with invitations to obtain Visas.
Even if you don't win the tournament, there are many other great prizes you can get your hands on including $109, $320 and $530 satellite tickets.
Chances to play in big money events for just $1 don't happen often. So, mark April 8 on your calendar and see if you can win a poker package to remember to Sochi, Russia.