Russian Poker Series

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 b...more

by Brad Willis on March 13, 2012 10:42 AM

Oleg Prokhorov wins RPS Kiev for $182,000

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 go...more

by RPS Staff on September 12, 2011 5:09 AM

Sergey Ilyin wins RPS Riga 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 2:13 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♥[...more

by Brad Willis on December 8, 2010 7:04 AM

Friederich Dollenz wins €104,484 at RPS Sharm-El-Sheikh

by RPS staff Friederich 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 Ernst Herma...more

by Simon Young on November 6, 2010 3:21 AM

Final table set at RPS Egypt

by RPS staff After 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 Nud...more

by Brad Willis on November 4, 2010 5:34 PM

Thirty-six remain at RPS Egypt

by Russian Poker Series staff After 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 thou...more

by Brad Willis on November 3, 2010 6:13 PM

Russian Poker Series Egypt event 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 ...more

by Brad Willis on November 2, 2010 6:16 PM

Alexander Kuperman wins PokerStars RPS Riga

by James White We'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 pl...more

by Simon Young on August 10, 2010 3:22 AM

Final table set for Russian Poker Series Riga

by James White Artur 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 €6,5...more

by Simon Young on August 9, 2010 2:45 AM
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