The PokerStars Championship Sochi runs from May 20 – 31 and you’ve got a chance to get in on the action for free!
Even though player packages and seats to the Main Event are valued at $7,500, by playing the PokerStars Championship Sochi Freerolls, players of all levels have a shot at living their poker dream for little to no investment. Winners will receive packages which include the following:
- RUB 318,000 (approx. $5,590) Main Event entry
- Eight nights’ accommodation for two people at the five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana (worth $930)
- $980 in travel expenses
How to Win a Sochi Seat
First of all, you need to make sure you’ve got a PokerStars account. You can check out these five tips to getting started on PokerStars here.
Once you are logged in and on PokerStars, navigate to your Challenge Window and start the challenge. The challenge is to play five real money PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event satellites. There is no minimum buy-in required.
After completing a PokerStars weekly challenge you will receive a ticket to manually register in one of the weekly freerolls. You can unlock one freeroll ticket on a weekly basis. You can receive up to nine freeroll tickets given you complete the weekly challenge each week running up to the last freeroll!
You will be rewarded with one of the Sochi Main Event packages by winning one of the PokerStars Championship Sochi Freerolls. These freerolls take place each Sunday from March 19-May 14. Feel free to sharpen up your freeroll strategy with this handy guide.
Additional Freeroll Prizes
As if the first prize wasn’t enough, PokerStars offers prizes for places 2-30 in each freeroll. The second place winners will get an amazing $5,300 Sochi Main Event buy-in. Places 3-20 will receive an $82 Satellite ticket to try their luck again! In total more than $100,000 is being given away with freeroll prizes!
So that’s it! Are you excited to get started? Head to PokerStars today and get started.
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