Earlier this year, partypoker LIVE descended on Sochi for a $1 million guaranteed tournament, the first-ever partypoker LIVE event to be held in Russia. This August, the the partypoker LIVE tour returns to Sochi for what will be the biggest-ever poker festival in the country's history.
A staggering $9 million is guaranteed to be won across five tournaments. Kicking off the festival is the Eurasian Poker Tour (EAPT) Grand Final, a $1,100 buy-in affair with a $1 million guaranteed prize pool and this eagerly anticipated event is followed by the massive partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia Main Event, which boasts of a massive $5 million guaranteed for a $5,300 buy-in.
High Rollers are being catered for with two events scheduled. The first is a $10,300 buy-in and the second commands a whopping $25,500 buy-in; both high rollers have a $1 million guarantee placed on them.
Rounding out the festival is a $2,700 buy-in 8-Max tournament which also has a million dollars guaranteed.
partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Russia Schedule
|EAPT Grand Final||Aug. 27 to Sep. 7||$1,100||$1,000,000|
|MILLIONS Russia||Aug. 27 to Sep. 14||$5,300||$5,000,000|
|High Roller||Sep. 8-9||$10,300||$1,000,000|
|Super High Roller||Sep. 9-10||$25,500||$1,000,000|
Both the EAPT and MILLIONS Russia Main Event are played online at partypoker and in the live arena. Head to partypoker between Aug. 27 and Sep. 3 for the online element. The MILLIONS Russia is played as a Phased tournament where players buy into the online or live Phase 1 for $550 and if they manage to make it through with chip stacks intact they take those chips through with them to an online or live Day 1. From Day 3 through to completion on Day 5, the tournament is played live at the Sochi Casino and Resort.
Qualifiers and satellites to the online Phase 1s are available now at partypoker and start as low as $2.20, although you can win your way into these $2.20 games from only $0.01. Download partypoker via PokerNews Canada, enter the bonus code “CAPNEWS” when making your first deposit and partypoker will match it 100 percent up to $500.