Sochi gambling zone operator Domain LLC announced the launch of World Poker Summit (WPS). The summit will be held in the gambling zone “Krasnaya Polyana” from May 17 to 30. The news was announced at ICE Totally Gaming in London.
For the first time in the world history of gambling, the event will unite several of the largest poker houses. World Poker Summit will include a poker series with a guarantee of 250 million rubles, an exhibition of the gaming industry, a conference and a music festival.
Partypoker, Pokerdom, 888poker, GGpoker, Sochi Poker Club – all these brands will first meet in a single poker series: 100 gaming tables, more than 250 million rubles in total prize pool, more than 2500 participants including poker professional players from the top-100 GPI ranking.
A gaming industry exhibition which is planned within the framework of the WPS will include several thematic sections: casino, igaming, cyber sports, bookmakers, payment systems. The 3-day conference is aimed to cover the most urgent issues for both the global gaming industry, and in particular for the Russian Federation. The speakers will be represented by the leading world experts in the gaming industry, representatives of the government and public organizations.