Tag Archives: sochi
- PokerStars return to Sochi and bring the PCA brand out of retirement
August 14, 2017
PokerStars announces plans to go back to Sochi, Russia, and brings the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) out of retirement after player feedback. There is a battle going on in the poker world. Two of the largest online poker companies are in the ring; neither particularly open about the exchange of...
- Partypoker to host a $5m GTD MILLIONS in Sochi; online MTTs now 8-handed
April 3, 2017
Partypoker is returning to Russia in September to host a $5m Guaranteed MILLIONS event, and after customer feedback, all online MTTs will now be 8-handed. There was nothing fake about the news emanating from Russia that partypoker Live smashed the $1m guarantee during their recent hosting of the $1,100 Million...
- Sochi unfurls red carpet for its first casino
January 5, 2017
Sochi, a Russian city on the Black Sea, is once again back on the radar as the Sochi Casino and Resort finally rolled out its red carpet for its guest for the first time. Sputnik International reported that Sochi Casino will be launched today, Thursday. The opening of the brick-and-mortar...
- Mongolia revives casino plans; Sochi gets first casino operator
November 11, 2016
Mongolia is taking another stab at launching its own casino market, despite a two-decade history of failed attempts. This week, Russia’s UlanMedia reported that Mongolia’s government was reviving legislation that would authorize a casino and racetrack near the country’s border with Buryatia, a federal subject of Russia. There are also...
- Sochi will bring together representatives of the gambling industry from around the world
August 23, 2016
RGW Sochi, one of the main events in the gambling business, will take place on October 27, 2016 http://goo.gl/tm8Hh4 After the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the country's management began to think seriously about usage of constructed sports facilities. The same year, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill stipulating the creation...
- New gambling zone in Russia’s Sochi gets the green light
August 20, 2016
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given the go signal to create a new gambling zone in the city of Sochi. According to Russian news agency TASS, the prime minister signed a resolution last August 10 allowing the development of the new zone, called Krasnaya Polyana, in the city. Russia’s...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017