PartyPoker has launched a new live poker tour that is headlined by a tournament called the Partypoker Million. The first stage of the Partypoker Million will take place in Sochi, Russia, from 12 to 27 March 2017. The Partypoker Million Sochi will be held at the newly-opened Sochi Casino and Resort. The Partypoker Million Sochi event commands a $1,100 buy-in and features a $1 million prize pool where the eventual champion is guaranteed to walk away with at least $200,000. Sochi stage of the PartyPoker Million will be the largest poker tournament in the CIS countries. PartyPoker Million online-satellites are already running now on Partypoker. To find them simply head to the lobby and select ’Live Events’ > ‘Sochi’.
Partypoker Million Sochi Schedule
Sun, 12 March: 9 pm partypoker Million Sochi Online Day 1A
Sun, 19 March: 9 pm partypoker Million Sochi Online Day 1B
Fri, 24 March: 2 pm partypoker Million Sochi Online Day 1C
Sat, 25 March: 9 pm partypoker Million Sochi Online Day 1D
Sun, 26 March: 10 am partypoker Million Sochi Day 1E 6-Max Turbo
Sun, 26 March: 2 pm partypoker Million Sochi Day 2
Mon, 27 March: 2 pm partypoker Million Sochi Final Day
The second stages of the PartyPoker Million will be held in London in Aplil. PartyPoker Million London will be featuring a massive $6 million guaranteed prize pool. In May, the tournament players will compete for the part of $5 million prize pool in Quebec, Canada.
PartyPoker experts believe that Russia has a great potential for poker tournaments organizing. According to Tom Waters, one of the PartyPoker management, launch of the first PartyPoker Million Series festival in Sochi will be a great experience to both for players and for PartyPoker.