Coming Soon: WPT Russia (20-26 January 2020)

Jan 12, 2020

Denys Shafikov

Season XVIII of the World Poker Tour returns to Casino Sochi in the New Year for WPT Russia, which will take place from January 12–26, 2020.

Featuring a buy-in of ₽210,000 and a huge ₽95,500,000 guarantee, the flagship WPT Main Event will be one of the highlights of the tour.

Denys Shafikov (pictured) is the defending champion after coming out on top of the 503 player-field in the inaugural event in 2019. The Ukrainian netted ₽16,800,000 for the win and secured his first WPT title in the process.

This year, hopefuls can travel to the picturesque town of Krasnaya Polyana for a full festival of events that take place over two weeks, the Main Event is just one of the many reasons to get involved in the action.

WPT Russia offers players the option to play Live and Online, with online Day 1’s running on

In addition to the Main Event, the ₽35,000 Opener, ₽15,400 Ladies Event, and ₽331,100 High Roller are just a few of the exciting events to look forward to.

WPT Russia structures provided by partypoker LIVE. Click here for full details.

Festival Highlights:

WPT Opener – ₽30,000,000 Guaranteed
Buy-in: ₽35,000
Dates January 17-21, 2020
Online on partypoker: January 12-16, 2020

WPT High Roller – ₽15,000,000 Guaranteed
Buy-in: ₽331,100
Dates: January 19-22, 2020

WPT Main Event – ₽95,500,000 Guaranteed
Buy-in: ₽210,000
Dates: January 20-26,2020
Online on partypoker: January 12, 2020

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