From October 4-13, the Casino Sochi will be buzzing with poker players ready to take on the latest stop of PokerStars’ European Poker Tour.
This year’s event will be home to several familiar faces with PokerStars Ambassadors Fatima Moreira De Melo, Chris Moneymaker and Leo Fernandez, as well as PokerStars Sochi Ambassador Dmitry Guberniev all in attendance.
Two events take the spotlight this year, the RUB 133,000 (approx. $1,900) buy-in Main Event with a RUB 70,000,000 (approx. $1 million) guarantee, as well as the RUB 257,600 (approx. $3,680) High Roller event. Along with a varied and full tournament schedule, the EPT Open Sochi has plenty to offer its players this year on and off the felt.
Moneymaker will touch down in Sochi on October 8 and host a meet and greet and a Q&A session with players on October 11. Chris will discuss all things PSPC 2020 and explain how players at EPT Open Sochi can get their hands on a Platinum Pass in a special RUB 10,500 (approx. $166) buy-in tournament, which will take place between the 11-13 October.
A special Q&A with PokerStars Sochi Ambassador Dmitry Guberniev will also take place during the event where the Russian TV personality and poker fan will talk about his new role and his love of poker.
What not to miss
Once again poker players can unwind at the PokerStars Players Party which will be held on October 11 at the Royal Bar in the Sochi Casino, featuring performances from the famous singer and songwriter, LINDA. Players will be able to enjoy a free bar during the party, starting from 22:00.
For that extra bit of player fun there will be a bowling competition held on October 9 at the Gorky Gorod Mall. Registration for this will close at 21:30, with the competition starting at 22:00. Additionally, a karaoke battle will be held on October 12 at All In Club, with complimentary drinks for all participants.