Russian Poker Tour

word type: noun

  1. A poker tournament series held in the cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow sponsored by PokerStars.


In 2009 PokerStars sponsored the first ever Russian Poker Tour to help the country join the poker boom and solidify the site's foothold in this new market. The first ever event was held in St. Petersburg and attracted a field of 201 players who each put up a $5,000 entry fee. Local player Oleg Suntsov was the winner of the first final table and took home $300,000 (USD). PokerStars is holding cash and FPP qualifiers as low as $2.22 or 111 FPPs to satellite into the RPT Moscow prize package that has an estimated worth of $9,800.