EPT Sochi

Festival Dates: March 20-29, 2018

This event will award Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship worth $30,000 apiece! For more details, click here.

Key Dates & Tournament Schedule

  • EPT NL Hold'em National - Unlimited Re-Entries: March 20-23 - RUB 66,000 (approx. $1,142)
  • EPT NL Hold'em Main Event - Single Entry Per Starting Day: March 23-29 - RUB 192,000 (approx. $3,322) – RUB 150,000,000 guaranteed (approx. $2,600,000)
  • EPT NL Hold'em High Roller - Single Re-Entry: March 27-29 - RUB 617,000 (approx. $10,674)
  • EPT NL Hold'em Cup - Unlimited Re-Entries: March 27-29 - RUB 19,000 (approx. $329)

The full schedule will be released soon.  Please keep checking back here for updates.

As well as exciting action at the tables, all attendees can benefit from the following:

  • Win PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship Platinum Passes worth $30,000!
  • Players’ party including guests
  • Free players’ merchandise
  • The chance to meet Team PokerStars Pros
  • Wide range of tourist activities (including skiing)
  • Access to the Players’ Lounge

Buy-in

To view full details of how to buy-in to any tournament click here

Venue

The license holder and operator of this event is Casino Sochi.

Sochi Casino and Resort

51 Estonskaya street, Estosadok Village, Sochi, Krasnodar region, Russian Federation

Dress code: Casual, but no sportswear.
Minimum age: 18 years+
NB: Must bring a valid government issued passport or ID to participate.

Important Visa Information

Please Note: To enter the Russian Federation you will need a visa if there is no international treaty between the Russian Federation and your country establishing a visa-free regime.

View the list of countries where a visa for Russia is not required here.

Feel free to email us should you require any help to obtain your visa - live@pokerstarslive.com.

Travel & Accommodation

PokerStars Travel offers a wide range of accommodation options, including discounted rates, specifically for PokerStars players. PokerStars Qualifiers will automatically receive qualification information within 7 days of winning a satellite.

For accommodation information please visit PokerStars Travel.  If you have any questions about accommodation contact PokerStars Travel.

Travel

BY AIR

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Sochi International Airport is among the ten largest airports in Russia. Regular flights from Moscow arrive in daily; with a flight time of approximately two hours. Most major cities in Russia also serve Sochi. Transfers from the Airport to Casino will take about 30 minutes.

Flight to Russia and Moscow are available from almost all major international airports.

Cash Games

Cash Game sign up is Cash Game area sign-up desk. Speak with our staff if you have any questions at the event.

Please Note: All Cash Games will be played in Casino Sochi Units (C.S.U.). One Casino Sochi Unit is equivalent to approximately RUB 50 / US $0.90*.

*This is subject to exchange rate fluctuations

Cash Game opening hours: 24/7

No Limit Texas Hold’em

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BlindsMin Buy-inMax Buy-inRake or Seat Charge
$1 & $2 $100 $500 5% capped at $15
$2 & $5 $200 $1,000 3% capped at $15
$5 & $5 $200 N/A 3% capped at $25
$5 & $10 $500 N/A 3% capped at $25
$10 & $25 $1,000 N/A 3% capped at $25
$25 & $25 $2,000 N/A 3% capped at $25
$25 & $50 $2,500 N/A 3% capped at $25
$50 & $100 $5,000 N/A 3% capped at $25
$100 & $200 $10,000 N/A 3% capped at $25
$200 & $400 $20,000 N/A 3% capped at $25

Additional blinds spread upon request. No flop – No drop.

PLO

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BlindsMin Buy-in (No Max)Rake or Seat Charge
$1 & $2 $100 5% capped at $15
$2 & $5 $200 3% capped at $15
$5 & $5 $200 3% capped at $25
$5 & $10 $500 3% capped at $25
$10 & $25 $1,000 3% capped at $25
$25 & $25 $2,000 3% capped at $25
$25 & $50 $2,500 3% capped at $25
$50 & $100 $5,000 3% capped at $25

Additional blinds spread upon request. No flop – No drop.

LIMIT GAMES

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LimitsBlindsMin Buy-in (No Max)Rake or Seat Charge
$5 & $10 $2 & $5 $200 3% capped at $25
$10 & $20 $5 & $10 $500 3% capped at $25
$20 & $40 $10 & $20 $1,000 3% capped at $25

Additional blinds spread upon request. No flop – No drop.

7 CARD STUD

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LimitsAnteForced BetRake or Seat Charge
$5 & $10 $1 $2 3% capped at $25
$10 & $20 $1 $3 3% capped at $25
$20 & $40 $2 $5 3% capped at $25

Additional limits spread upon request. No fourth card – No drop.

$1 per pot will be deducted (on the flop) to cover staffing costs

Chinese Poker: $100 ($85 plus $15 dealer tip) per table every 30 minutes

Other poker games on request.