Pokerstars' Russian Poker Tour to hit Moscow

Brian Thomas - 20 Mar 2009

The Russian Poker Tour is about to hit Moscow and you can be there courtesy of PokerStars.


The Russian poker scene has exploded in recent years, with millions of people playing both live and online at PokerStars. Russian poker is a hot property has also produced some of the best players on the scene right now – including Alex Kravchenko and WSOP Main Event runner-up Ivan Demidov, currently the top two highest earning Russian players of all time.


The first ever PokerStars Russian Poker Tour event went off with a bang in St Petersburg, attracting a big field and an electric atmosphere for this historic occasion. In total 201 players put up the $5,000 entry fee and the field featured Alex Kravchenko, Vanessa Rousso and Ivan Demidov. Local player Oleg Suntsov began the final table as the short stack, but was able to play his way into contention before taking down the tournament and $300,000 in first place prize money.


How to Qualify for the RPT Moscow

Go to Pokerstars now and download the software.

Click on Tourneys > Regional to see online qualifiers for the RPT Moscow

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