PokerStars returns to Sochi with weeklong poker festival
11 Aug 2017
The added PokerStars Festival stop will take place 16-22 October and features a variety of must-play events including the RUB 66,000 (approx. $1,100) PokerStars Festival Main Event, with RUB 30,000,000 (approx. $500,000) guaranteed, the RUB 22,000 (approx. $370) Sochi Poker Cup and the RUB 132,000 (approx. $2,200) PokerStars Festival High Roller. Famous for its nature, beautiful mountainous coastline and lively nightlife, Sochi is a stop players will not want to miss.
"I was in awe of the venue at PokerStars first Sochi event, and I am very happy to see PokerStars add a festival to their calendar in the same spot," said Team PokerStars Pro Igor Kurganov. "Sochi is absolutely stunning and surrounded by mountains — a great location in both summer and winter. The local enthusiasm for poker there is off the charts too!"
A week of poker action
PokerStars Festival Sochi schedule highlights will be as follows:
- PokerStars MEGASTACK: 16-18 October, RUB 11,000 (approx. $180)
- PokerStars Festival Main Event: 19-22 October, RUB 66,000 (approx. $1,100) - RUB 30,000,000 (approx. $500,000) guaranteed
- PokerStars Festival High Roller: 21-22 October, RUB 132,000 (approx. $2,200)
- Sochi Poker Cup: 20-22 October, RUB 22,000 (approx. $370)
Start qualifying now
Players can start qualifying online now to be part of PokerStars Festival Sochi and take a shot at playing in the RUB 30,000,000 (approx. $500,000) guaranteed Main Event.
Full details about PokerStars Festival Sochi can be found on the PokerStars Live website.