Sochi Poker Festival – RUB 13.5M Gtd!
The spring edition of the Sochi Poker Festival breathes life into the poker schedule with twelve fresh tournaments!
All the cards will be dealt at the palatial Casino Sochi, with a massive RUB 13.5M Gtd prizepool to be contested on the classiest felt in Europe.
A mix of tournaments:
Alongside the massive RUB 6M Main Event, 11 additional tournaments will create a festival prizepool of an impressive RUB 13.5M!
Running from 19th-29th April, buy-ins range from RUB 12,000 all the way up to RUB 66,000. Also, a variety of games and structures has been scheduled to keep things interesting!
Here are a selection of key events:
- RUB 24,000 Warm up = 19th April – 22nd April
- RUB 33,000 Main Event = 26th April – 29th April
- RUB 66,000 High Roller = 27th April – 29th April
- RUB 18,000 Pot Limit Omaha 8-Max = 29th April
For the full Sochi Poker Festival, please click here.
The Main Event:
Contested from 26th April, the RUB 6M Gtd Main Event will consist of the following Day 1s:
- Day 1A = Thursday 26th April (12:00)
- Day 1B = Friday 27th April (12:00)
- Day 1C = Saturday 28th April (12:00)
Day 2 will take place from 14:00 on Saturday 28th April, before the Final Day plays the tournament to a close from 12:00 on Sunday 29th April.
|Start Time||Late Reg||#||Event||Buy-in||Clock||Chips|
|Thursday, April 19, 2018|
|12:00||Day 2||1||Warm Up - Day 1A||₽21,840+2,160||40||30,000|
|19:00||21:35||2||Turbo Bounty [6,000 KO]||₽10,920+1,080||15||15,000|
|Friday, April 20, 2018|
|12:00||Day 2||1||Warm Up - Day 1B||₽21,840+2,160||40||30,000|
|19:00||20:40||1||Satellite - to Warm Up 1C - Hyper-Turbo - 6 Seats GTD||₽4,140+360||10||15,000|
|Saturday, April 21, 2018|
|11:00||Day 2||1||Warm Up - Day 1C||₽21,840+2,160||12||30,000|
|14:00||16:10||1||Warm Up - Day 2||₽21,840+2,160||40||30,000|
|19:00||22:05||3||Turbo Deep Stack||₽13,680+1,320||15||20,000|
|Sunday, April 22, 2018|
|12:00||-||1||Warm Up - Day 3 (Final Day)||-||40||-|
|12:00||16:00||4||Turbo Deep Stack Bounty [9,000 KO]||₽18,000+1,800||20||20,000|
|19:00||21:35||5||Pot Limit Omaha Bounty 8-Max [6,000 KO]||₽10,920+1,080||15||17,000|
|Monday, April 23, 2018|
|12:00||Day 2||6||Sochi Poker Cup - Day 1A||₽13,680+1,320||25||25,000|
|17:00||19:35||7||Win the Button (Normal Ante)||₽10,920+1,080||15||15,000|
|Tuesday, April 24, 2018|
|12:00||Day 2||6||Sochi Poker Cup - Day 1B||₽13,680+1,320||25||25,000|
|17:00||20:05||8||Turbo Deep Stack Bounty [9,000 KO]||₽18,000+1,800||15||20,000|
|Wednesday, April 25, 2018|
|12:00||13:00||6||Sochi Poker Cup - Day 2 (Final Day)||₽13,680+1,320||25||25,000|
|17:00||19:35||9||Super Satellite - to Main Event 1A - 8 Seats GTD||₽5,460+540||15||17,000|
|Thursday, April 26, 2018|
|12:00||Day 2||9||Main Event - Day 1A||₽30,000+3,000||40||30,000|
|17:00||18:40||9||Satellite - to Main Event 1B - Hyper-Turbo - 5 Seats GTD||₽4,140+360||10||17,000|
|21:00||23:35||10||Super Satellite - to High Roller - 6 Seats GTD||₽13,680+1,320||15||17,000|
|Friday, April 27, 2018|
|12:00||Day 2||9||Main Event - Day 1B||₽30,000+3,000||40||30,000|
|19:00||21:35||10||Satellite - to High Roller Day 1 - Turbo - 5 Seats GTD||₽10,920+1,080||12||30,000|
|21:00||Day 3||10||High Roller - Day 1||₽60,000+6,000||40||50,000|
|Saturday, April 28, 2018|
|11:00||Day 2||9||Main Event - Day 1C||₽30,000+3,000||12||30,000|
|14:00||16:10||9||Main Event - Day 2||₽30,000+3,000||40||30,000|
|19:00||21:10||10||Satellite - to High Roller Day 2 - Hyper-Turbo - 3 Seats GTD||₽10,920+1,080||10||30,000|
|21:00||Day 3||10||High Roller - Day 2||₽60,000+6,000||40||50,000|
|Sunday, April 29, 2018|
|12:00||-||9||Main Event - Day 3 (Final Day)||-||40||-|
|12:00||16:00||11||Pot Limit Omaha 8-Max||₽16,400+1,600||20||20,000|
|17:00||19:35||12||Turbo Bounty [6,000 KO]||₽10,920+1,080||15||15,000|
|18:00||18:00||10||High Roller - Day 3 (Final Day)||₽60,000+6,000||40||50,000|
All the action will take place at the glamorous Casino Sochi!
The Casino Sochi is the first casino in Russia’s newest dedicated gambling zone. The five-star complex opened in January 2017 and features 70 gaming tables, 569 slot machines and a bustling poker room.
Estonskaya St., 51, Esto-Sadok
Sochi 354392, Russia
Age requirements: 18+ years
Dress code: Smart casual
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.
Transfer from Airport
Transfers from Sochi International Airport to Sochi will take approximately 30 minutes. You can take a taxi - 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, toward 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 jump aboard the Lastochka train to Casino Sochi. The comfortable Lastochka train departs from Sochi and Adler train stations, as well as Sochi Airport, and terminates at either Esto-Sadok or 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 the train stations and can be reached by cab or bus.
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
We recommend staying close to the action at the luxurious 5-star Marriot Hotel, which is right next to the casino.
The Casino Sochi provides a whole range of cash games, which run 24/7.