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Russian Poker Series announces Grand Final

In just two months, the Russian Poker Series Grand Final will decide the Player of the Season and the final champion of the season. Today, the Russian Poker Series announced it will hold its Grand Final in Kiev, Ukraine, May 11-20 at the famous Kreschatik Poker Club. The $3,000 buy-in event will boa...more

by Brad Willis on March 13, 2012 8:22 PM

PokerStars moves RPS Season 2 Grand Final to 2012

Today, PokerStars officially announced that the Season 2 Russian Poker Series (RPS) Grand Final originally planned for December 9-18, 2011 in Kiev has been re-scheduled and will take place in 2012. The event has been postponed following the closure of a number of poker clubs in Ukraine.PokerStars ap...more

by Brad Willis on November 18, 2011 2:51 PM

Oleg Prokhorov wins title and $182,000 at RPS Kiev

Oleg Prokhorov has won the PokerStars Russian Poker Series event in Kiev, Ukraine for $182,482. He overcame a tough field of 322 players, and tough final table that included Team PokerStars Pro Alex Kravchenko.Kravchenko went in sixth place when he moved all-in from the button with Q♣J♣ and got ...more

by RPS Staff on September 12, 2011 1:48 PM

Vladislav Tonkih wins RPS Kiev

It took four days of high-intensity action, but the final nine players of the Russian Poker Series even in Kiev finally faced off for a first prize worth more than $35,000. Vladislav Tonkih had been atop the leaderboard for most of the tournament, so it was no surprise when he made it heads up agai...more

by RPS Staff on July 11, 2011 4:43 PM

Sergey Ilyan takes RPS Riga crown and €65,000

If ever there was someone destined to win a poker tournament, it was Sergey Ilyin. So dominant was he of this final table that some wag in the audience shouted to the other players: "It is better to give up!" Of course they didn't, but the result was same. Ilyin took the title at the Russian Poker S...more

by Simon Young on May 23, 2011 10:44 AM

Kravchenko runner-up as Tevosov lifts RPS Kiev title

The first event of Season 2 of the PokerStars Russian Poker Series was staged in Kiev, and it was so nearly a big win for Team PokerStars Pro Alex Kravchenko. He was beaten heads-up by Garry Tevosov, 22, who won the title and $180,087. Kravchenko took $113,100 for second.Ivan Demidov, another Russia...more

by RPS Staff on April 8, 2011 11:42 AM

Dmitry Gromov wins Russian Poker Series Grand Final

The Russian Poker Series has finished its first season with Russia's Dmitry Gromov winning $201,362 for first place in Kiev. On the last hand of the night, Shashkov raised preflop up to 250 000 chips, Gromov re-raised to 650,000. Shaskov quickly moved all-in and got the call.Dmitry Gromov: T♥T♠D...more

by Brad Willis on December 8, 2010 3:31 PM

Friederich Dollenz bags title at RPS Sharm-El-Sheikh

by RPS staffFriederich Dollenz, 47, won £104,484.00 in the late hours of Saturday at the final table of RPS Sharm-El-Sheikh. Dollenz beat a field of 212 players here in Sharm-El-Sheikh, where the Russian Poker Series generated a massive €380,434.00 prize pool.His heads-up opponent was from Ernst Her...more

by Simon Young on November 6, 2010 11:31 AM

Final table set at RPS Egypt

by RPS staffAfter three days of play, the Russian Poker Series event in Sharm-El-Sheikh Egypt is down to the final table.Thirty-six players started on Day 3 and played well into Friday morning before reaching the final nine players. Among the notable players finishing in the money: Alexander Nudin: ...more

by Brad Willis on November 5, 2010 2:18 AM

Thirty-six players remain at RPS Egypt

by Russian Poker Series staffAfter nine hours of play, the field of 124 players that started Day 2 has been reduced to 36. Those runners now move on to Day 3 where most will make the money in Sharm-El-Sheikh.Evgenij Agafonov from Russian Federation began the day with 64,725 chips. He rolled though D...more

by Brad Willis on November 4, 2010 2:40 AM

Russian Poker Series Egypt down to 124 players

The Russian Poker Series event in Sharm-El-Sheikh Egypt kicked off today with a field of 212 runners playing for a €380,434 prize pool. Among the those sitting down today were Team PokerStars Pros Ivan Demidov, Maxim Likov, Vadim Markushevskiy, Jose Ignacio Barbero, and Angel Guillen. Each one of th...more

by Brad Willis on November 3, 2010 3:51 PM

Alexander Kuperman wins PokerStars RPS Riga

by James WhiteWe'll hear a lot more about Estonia this week when Season 7 of the European Poker Tour kicks off in Tallinn, but for now it's an Estonian player, Alexander Kuperman, making the news after winning the Russian Poker Series event in Riga, Latvia for €95,468.50.He beat a field of 183 playe...more

by Simon Young on August 10, 2010 11:46 AM

Final table set at PokerStars RPS Riga

by James WhiteArtur Egorov may not be a name that rolls off the tongue, but the Russian will let his stack do the talking today when he fights for the PokerStars RPS Riga title. Egorov's 1,392,000 chips will take some catching for the other eight final tablists.They're all already guaranteed €6,550,...more

by Simon Young on August 9, 2010 11:08 AM

Spanish lead the way at PokerStars RPS Riga

by James WhiteAfter eight hours of play today the field of 110 players who started Day 2 was cut to just 36. They now move forward to Day 3 and a have real shot at cashing here at the Russian Poker Series in Riga.Miguel Candeias, from Spain, began the day with 81,325 chips and continued his surge th...more

by Simon Young on August 8, 2010 10:51 AM

Solyom leads bumper field in Russian Poker Series Riga

by James WhiteThere was a landmark turnout for the second Russian Poker Series event of the season yesterday with 183 runners taking to the felt in Riga, Latvia. That number, which exceeded all expectations, generated a bumper €328,393.50 prize pool. The winner will get €95,468.50.Of the 110 players...more

by Simon Young on August 7, 2010 10:27 AM
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