Russia

Russia’s on the rise: Primorye Gaming Zone to feature 11 casinos

The gambling industry has been one of the fastest growing sectors all over the world especially around the Asia-Pacific region wherein multiple integrated resort casinos are quickly being established. With flexibility and high rates of return on investment being recorded, continuous development of these complexes and casinos are clearly evident throughout the area. The regional […]

Interview with Russia’s GPI Number 1 Anatoly Filatov

Our reporter Gaelle Jaudon met Russia’s GPI Number 1 Anatoly Filatov for a conversation on his recent results and the current state of the Russian poker scene. Somuchpoker: To know a bit more about you: you have around $5 million in live earnings, more than $2 million online, you’re a partypoker pro, 2019 was a […]

Up next for Triton Poker: Russia and Korea

Following a massive success in Montenegro, Triton Poker has announced plans to head to Korea and Russia. The Montenegro Triton Super High Roller Series was impressive, to say the least. From May 12th to the 18th there were four high roller events as well as insanely high stakes televised cash games. The event featured two Six-Plus […]

Partypoker and PokerStars continue to battle for the Russian poker market

Rivalry between Partypoker and PokerStars is not exactly something new. As the world’s leading online poker giants, last year both brands took their battle on land to Russia, a country with a thriving online poker market despite the government’s restrictions on online gaming. Live events return to Russian soil in 2017 When it comes to […]

Russia is looking for a share of the Asian Gambling Market

The world of live gambling is developing and shifting, and it is no secret that gaming revenue in Macau has been noticeably fading for some time. Big money players from China have lost interest in Macau ever since China started looking more closely at operations there, and with that, opportunities arise for other locations to […]

Russia wants to challenge Macau

Russia hopes to compete with Macao with an ambitious project in Primorye area outside Vladivostok on the country’s Pacific coast targeting Beijing and China’s three northeastern provinces, along with South Korea, and Japan. To attract investors, Tax rates will be low, about $4,200 a month per gaming table and $250 per machine. By 2020, fifteen […]