PokerStars Championship Sochi

Event Buy-in Information

PSLive Account

All players must have a PSLive Account to participate in any tournament. If you don’t already have an account, go to the PSLive Portal to sign up in advance.

Please note that to participate in PokerStars Championship Sochi all customers will be issued a Decta Prepaid Mastercard® that can only be used to buy into the tournaments you have qualified to take part in. When the card is issued, you will also be requested to sign an application form and accept the Terms & Conditions that are standard for all prepaid cards, which you have been sent via email.

If you have any questions or would like to request a transaction report, contact PokerStars Live Customer Support.

More questions about PokerStars Championship Sochi? See the PSLive Portal FAQ, or contact


Click here for details on how to qualify to this event via PokerStars.

You will be required to pass additional verification steps in order to receive your buy-in for tournaments. Our Verifications Team will contact you should you qualify with further details.

Cash (RUB) & Credit/Debit Card Onsite

Please note that we cannot accept part payment of one payment type with another.

For more information about what types of credit/debit card are accepted please contact our registrations team.

Currency Exchange

Currency exchange will be processed onsite by the Casino

Wire Transfer To The Casino

Please email our registrations team for more information about this option.

Stars Account

This option will not be offered for this event.

PSLive Wallet

This option will not be offered for this event.

Payout Information

Players have a variety of payout options open to them including cash, and wire transfer. There are restrictions that apply to certain payouts, and there are limits to the amount a player can receive in cash.

Players have the following payout options available:

  • CASH (RUB)
  • WIRE TRANSFER processed by the casino

Any questions? Please contact our registrations team.