EAPT Snowfest – RUB 60 million GTD Main Event

The Eurasian Poker Tour skates on to snowy Sochi, where a RUB 60 million (approx. $1.05 million) GTD Main Event prizepool is sure to heat up the coolest of venues!

EAPT Snowfest will take place live at Casino Sochi from 7th February. There’s also an Online Day 1 that runs 4th February.

Additionally, the festival features no fewer than 16 events, scheduled to begin 3rd February. Buy-ins range from RUB 12,000- RUB 150,000 (approx. $200-$2,800.)

Centroll to Sochi...

Every day we’ll be running satellites from as little as $0.50! These feeders qualify players for the $22 Semi Finals.

The $215 final stage runs three times a week – Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Twenty guaranteed $1,180 (RUB 66,000) seats will be won in each Final!


Before the live action starts at the ultra-stylish Casino Sochi, an Online Day 1 will take place Sunday 4th February.

Day 1A begins Wednesday 7th February (12.00), with cards in the air on Day 1B at the same time on Thursday 8th.

Day 1C follows on Friday 9th at 12.00. The turbo-formatted Day 1D concludes the opening stage of the tournament on Saturday 10th at 10.00.

Registration will remain open until 17.15 on Day 2, which begins at 14:00 on Saturday 10th.

Along with the RUB 60 million GTD Main Event, there’s a jam-packed 16-event schedule, starting from Saturday 3rd February.

For the full EAPT Snowfest schedule click here.

Satellites are running now on partypoker. To find them simply head to the lobby and select Live Events >Russia & CIS > EAPT > EAPT Snowfest.


An Online Day 1 will run on Sunday 4th February, with the glamorous Casino Sochi hosting all the live action.

Casino Sochi

Address: Estonskaya St., 51, Esto-Sadok, Sochi 354392, Russia.
Website: www.casinosochi.ru

Dress code:
Smart casual. Click here for more details.
Age requirements: 18+

Getting there

Travel By Air

Regular flights from Moscow arrive into Sochi International Airport daily. Flights to Moscow are available from almost all major international airports.

For help finding flights click here.

Transfers from Sochi International Airport to Sochi will take approximately 30 minutes. You can take a taxi, and all the major mobile taxi apps (Uber, Yandex, Taxi and Gett) work in the Greater Sochi area.

Transfer from Airport

Transfers from Sochi International Airport to Sochi will take approximately 30 minutes. You can take a taxi, and all the major mobile taxi apps (Uber, Yandex. Taxi and Gett) work in the Greater Sochi area.

If you are driving to Casino Sochi, take Highway E97 from the airport to the Casino, towards Krasnaya Polyana and Gorky Gorod Resort. Follow the road for 42 kilometers to Gorky Gorod Resort, then take a left onto Zashchitnikov Kavkaza St. and drive straight on.

Parking is available in the Casino’s open-air unsupervised parking lot. Gorky Gorod Resort parking rates apply to guests at the Casino. Parking is free for the first hour, after which it is charged at 100 rubles per hour. The daily rate is 500 rubles.

You can also take the Lastochka train to Casino Sochi. The comfortable Lastochka train departs from Sochi and Adler train stations, and also the Sochi Airport, terminating at either the Esto-Sadok or the Rosa Khutor station. Please note that the train’s schedule varies depending on the season, so make sure you check the lastochka-poezd.ru. The Casino is two kilometers away from train stations and can be reached by cab or bus.

Visa Information

Players are responsible for ensuring they are eligible to travel to partypoker events before attempting to qualify for or enter a tournament. This includes attaining all documentation such as passports and visas.

To check if you require a visa for your visit to Russia click here.

Where to stay

Mariott Hotel: We recommend staying at the luxurious Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel, a stone’s throw away from the casino (click here).

Featuring breathtaking mountain views, the gorgeous resort in the heart of the Gorky Gorod ski resort offers an outdoor pool, fitness center and spa.

Cash Games

Casino Sochi provides a wide range of cash games that run 24/7.