Krasnaya Polyana Gambling Zone Postpones World Poker Summit
Director of Krasnaya Polyana Gambling Zone Dmitry Afinogenov announces postponementWorld Poker Summit next year. The reason was the spread of the coronavirus Covid-19 in Asia and Europe. The organizers have announced that the event will take place in May 2021.
“WPS has been postponed to 2021. This is primarily a matter of the safety of our guests. Secondly, the recognition of the gambling zone "Krasnaya Polyana" by the global community of the gambling industry. After all, only a month has passed since we announced the summit, during which we received dozens of applications for participation from companies from all over the world,” Afinogenov said.
The event is now scheduled for May 19-31, 2021. The organizers stressed that this will not only make it safer for visitors, but also facilitate the entry of foreign citizens. Representatives of the gambling zone noted that from January 2021, a one-time visa for foreigners will begin to operate in Russia. They are supposed to be given out for a short time - up to 16 days.
World Poker Summit is a major poker festival. The event was to be held from 17 to 30 May in the Krasnaya Polyana gambling zone. During the announcement, the organizers announced a record prize fund of the tournament in the amount of 250 million rubles.