PokerStars Championship Sochi begins on May, 20
On May 20, the Sochi Casino&Resort will host the PokerStars Championship Sochi, which, according to PokerStars, will be the largest poker forum in the history of Russia.
From May 20 to May 31, PokerStars will hold series of excellent tournaments in Sochi, the main decoration of which will be the main tournament with a guarantee of 150 million rubles ($2.6 million). This prize fund will be the biggest in the history of Russian poker, notes the press release of PokerStars.
Currently, PokerStars already plays the packages in the main tournament in Spin&Go with a buy-in of $8. In addition, users can be selected to the main tournament and the National Championship via special satellites, also on PokerStars.
Organizers promise television and Internet broadcasts from the scene, as well as 70 tables of cash games in 24/7 mode. By the way, for the time of the main tournament to all its participants, the Marriott hotel provides a 50% discount on accommodation.
“Sochi is known as the venue for organizing first-class competitions, and we are looking forward to hosting the PokerStars Championship in this city,” said Edgar Stuchli, responsible for conducting live tournaments under the PokerStars brand. “A large number of five-star hotels, great opportunities for outdoor activities, 300 sunny days a year plus a brand new casino – all this makes Sochi a first class resort for both sports fans and poker fans.”
This brand new Championship will boast a full schedule of familiar events over 11 days, including the following highlights:
The event, organised by Sochi Casino & Resort, promises to be a fantastic opportunity to play big money live poker with all the excitement that a PokerStars Championship brings, including full TV and webcast coverage, a host of celebrities and Team PokerStars Pros in attendance, and much more to entertain players and visitors.