March 19, 2018 Featured Articles, Partypoker Poker, Poker Promotions Lars Liedtke

Partypoker LIVE becomes primary partner of Casino Sochi and WSOP Circuit Russia

Partypoker Live partners with Russia’s premiere poker destination

Partypoker LIVE has signed a four-year deal to become the primary partner for live poker tournaments at Casino Sochi, Russia’s premiere poker destination.

Live poker tournaments Sochi

Casino Sochi has hosted a series of huge poker events in 2017 – including partypoker LIVE MILLIONS which was the biggest poker tournament ever held in Russia with 999 players and a prizepool of $5,000,000.

Deal includes WSOP Circuit Russia, Millions Russia and EAPT

The partnership kicks off in May with the WSOP Circuit Russia. This spectacular event, which will bring one of the world’s most prestigious tournaments to Russia for the first time ever, is taking place from 13th– 29th May with prize pool guarantees of $5,000,000.

Further dates already lined up include the $10,000,000 guarantee Partypoker MILLIONS Russia 4th-12th August and the $5,000,000 GTD Eurasia Poker Tour (EAPT) and Russian Poker Championships in October.


Overall, the deal will see partypoker LIVE host at least eight events a year at Casino Sochi!

Additional events include the first ever MILLIONS Snowfest, plus four seasonal Festival events – including the Sochi Poker Festival Summer in June and Sochi Poker Festival Autumn next November.

Schedule of Partypoker LIVE Events at Casino Sochi

18th– 23rd April 2018Sochi Poker Festival Spring
13th– 29th May 2018WSOP-C Russia: $5,000,000 guaranteed
2nd– 13th July 2018Sochi Poker Festival Summer
4th– 12th  August 2018MILLIONS Russia: $10,000,000 guaranteed
19th– 29th October 2018EAPT & Russian Poker Championships: $5,000,000 guaranteed
21st– 26th November 2018Sochi Poker Festival Autumn
January 2019Sochi Poker Festival Winter
3rd-13th February 2019MILLIONS Snowfest: $5,000,000 guaranteed

WSOP Circuit Russia

The debut of the WSOP Circuit Series in Russia kicks off on 13th May with a festival guarantee of $5,000,000.

The WSOP-C Russia Main Event will feature a buy-in of $1,000 and a $2,000,000 guarantee running from 25th– 29th May.

The $5,000,000 WSOP-C Russia festival full schedule will follow soon but will include a High Roller, PLO and WSOP’s world famous Colossus event which will feature online day 1’s.

Exciting satellite schedule at Partypoker!

And the best thing is, you can qualify for all of those events fronm now on on the cheap at Partypoker. Satellites will start from as low 1 Cent!

partypoker LIVE plans an exciting satellite schedule, aimed at giving as many players as possible the chance to compete in Russia.

In addition to that, you will have the chance to play Day 1s online! partypoker LIVE plans an exciting satellite schedule, aimed at giving as many players as possible the chance to compete in Russia.

“We are really thrilled about our new partnership”

Partypoker LIVE president John Duthie said:

“We were not only the first global poker operator to run an event in Sochi, we also staged the largest poker tournament in Russian history, therefore we are really thrilled that our new partnership with Casino Sochi and looking forward to a long and dynamic relationship. Sochi is such a fantastic resort and offers an amazing experience for players, both on and off the felt. The casino has only been open a relatively short time but has already made its mark on the international live poker circuit, providing a top new destination for players as well as helping to fuel passion for the game across the whole region.”

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