Billed as biggest ever tournament in Russia
PokerStars Championship Sochi will take place from 20 to at the Sochi Casino and Resort and includes a guaranteed PokerStars Championship Main Event worth RUB 150,000,000 (approx. $2,600,000). The event is touted as the largest guaranteed prize pool ever featured in a Russian poker tournament.
Highlights of the 11-day poker schedule include:
No Limit Hold'em: 20-22 May, RUB 618,000 (approx. $10,860)
PokerStars National Championship: 20-25 May, RUB 66,000 (approx. $1,160)
PokerStars Cup: 20-25 May, RUB 19,800 (approx. $350)
PokerStars Championship Super High Roller: 23-25 May, RUB 3,000,000 (approx. $52,700)
PokerStars National High Roller: 24-25 May, RUB 132,000 (approx. $2,320)
PokerStars Championship Main Event: 25-31 May, RUB 318,000 (approx. $5,590) — RUB 150,000,000 Guarantee
No Limit Hold'em Single Day: 26 May, RUB 1,530,000 (approx. $26,880)
PokerStars Championship PLO High Roller: 27-28 May, RUB 618,000 (approx. $10,860)
PokerStars Championship High Roller: 29-31 May, RUB 618,000 (approx. $10,860)
PokerStars Open: 29-31 May, RUB 13,200 (approx. $230)
"Sochi is a premier location for hosting world-class events, and we are looking forward to bringing PokerStars Championship Sochi to this exciting location," PokerStars Director of Live Events, Edgar Stuchly, said.
The full schedule can be accessed here: http://www.pokerstarslive.com/championship/events/sochi/
Sochi Casino and Resort appears to be the current poker hot spot in Russia with PartyPoker's new live tour scheduled for kick off on March 24, 2017.
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