Forget the cold Russian winters. The temperature is already rising at Casino Sochi, Russia, as the venue gets ready for the debut of partypoker’s MILLIONS Super High Roller Series (SHRS).
Running from March 6 – 15, 2020, this new high stakes poker event organised in partnership with Poker Central is set to bring to the Black Sea some insane poker action and the most famous names in the game.
As partypoker reports, the stellar lineup of players who have already confirmed their presence in Sochi includes the likes of Paul Phua, Richard Yong, Cary Katz, Rob Yong, Jason Koon, and Mikita Badziakouski.
“This is a very, very special event,” commented Casino Sochi Poker Club Manager and poker entrepreneur Artur Voskanyan.
“We cannot wait to roll out the red carpet and show players from all the world the VIP treatment at the casino and the beauty of Sochi.”
The Largest Buy-in in Russia’s Poker History
The SHRS features a total of eight events, with buy-ins starting from ‘as little’ as $25,000.
While all the tournaments in the calendar promise to entertain both the players and the public, everyone’s eyes are already on Poker Central’s Super High Roller Bowl Russia, an event that has already made history before its inaugural shuffle up and deal.
Scheduled to begin on Friday, March 13, this $250,000 buy-in three-day event is the highlight in the festival schedule — and also the most expensive poker event ever organised in Russia.
“Expanding into the Russian market with our tournament Super High Roller Bowl is a great moment for us at Poker Central,” stated in a note Poker Central’s president Sam Simmons.
“Our team loves bringing poker events and content to players and audiences around the world, and we’re pleased to partner with partypoker in presenting these events to PokerGO.”
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MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Sochi: Full Schedule
The cards will be in the air at Casino Sochi from 2 p.m. on March 6 with the Day 1 of the MILLIONS High Roller Sochi 01 [SD], a $25,000 buy-in tournament that will help everyone get in the right mood for more (expensive) action.
Buy-ins will stay at $25,000 until Monday, March 9, when the MILLIONS High Roller Sochi 04 [NLH] Day 1 will force all players to double the amount and pay no less than $50,000 to enter the game.
Before the entry fee skyrockets to the record-breaking $250,000 of the Super High Roller Bowl Russia, the players in Sochi will have one more chance to warm up.
That’s going to be the MILLIONS High Roller Sochi 06 [NLH], a two-day $100,000 event starting at 2 p.m. on March 11.
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|Friday, March 6, 2020||14:00||#1 Millions High Roller Sochi 01 [SD] Day 1||$25,000+1,000||19:00||45||300,000||Re-entry|
|Saturday, March 7, 2020||14:00||#1 Millions High Roller Sochi 01 [SD] Final Day||–||–||45||–||–|
|14:00||#2 Millions High Roller Sochi 02 [NLH] Day 1||$25,000+1,000||19:00||45||125,000||Re-entry|
|Sunday, March 8, 2020||14:00||#2 Millions High Roller Sochi 02 [NLH] Final Day||–||–||45||–||–|
|14:00||#3 Millions High Roller Sochi 03 [SD] Day 1||$25,000+1,000||19:00||45||300,000||Re-entry|
|Monday, March 9, 2020||14:00||#3 Millions High Roller Sochi 03 [SD] Final Day||–||–||45||–||–|
|14:00||#4 Millions High Roller Sochi 04 [NLH] Day 1||$50,000+2,000||19:00||45||150,000||Re-entry|
|Tuesday, March 10, 2020||14:00||#4 Millions High Roller Sochi 04 [NLH] Final Day||–||–||45||–||–|
|14:00||#5 Millions High Roller Sochi 05 [SD] Day 1||$50,000+2,000||19:00||45||300,000||Re-entry|
|Wednesday, March 11, 2020||14:00||#5 Millions High Roller Sochi 05 [SD] Final Day||–||–||45||–||–|
|14:00||#6 Millions High Roller Sochi 06 [NLH] Day 1||$100,000+3,000||19:00||45||200,000||Re-entry|
|Thursday, March 12, 2020||14:00||#6 Millions High Roller Sochi 06 [NLH] Final Day||–||–||45||–||–|
|14:00||#7 Millions High Roller Sochi 07 [SD] Day 1||$50,000+2,000||19:00||45||300,000||Re-entry|
|Friday, March 13, 2020||14:00||#7 Millions High Roller Sochi 07 [SD] Final Day||–||–||45||–||–|
|17:00||#8 Super High Roller Bowl Russia Day 1||$250,000+5,000||22:20||90||250,000||Single Re-entry|
|Saturday, March 14, 2020||14:00||#8 Super High Roller Bowl Russia Day 2||–||–||90||–||–|
|Sunday, March 15, 2020||14:00||#8 Super High Roller Bowl Russia Final Day||–||–||90||–||–|
How to Follow the MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Online
The stakes and the names in play are sure to make the SHRS a great event for anyone interested in poker. And a prime source for hot poker content in February.
If you can’t visit the splendid Casino Sochi in person, here’s how you can follow everything that happens in the poker room.
Event Recaps: PokerNews. Once the cards will be in the air, you’ll find punctual recaps of the action and all the most significant moments of each tournament here on PokerNews.
English Live Stream: PokerNews, partypoker, PokerGO. Why stop at the recaps when you can follow the action in Sochi LIVE! All the events will be live-streamed for free and with English commentary on:
- All the partypoker channels (incl. Twitch)
Super High Roller Bowl Russia Live Stream: PokerGO. Poker Central’s direct-to-consumer OTT service will be the only service to offer the live stream of the $250,000 buy-in event starting on Friday, March 13.