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PokerMatch is now a general partner of the UA Millions tournament series

Dear players, we are pleased to inform you that our poker-room has become a general partner of the UA Millions tournament series in Ukraine! The first round of the series will take place in Kharkiv from April 21 to May 2. For your convenience the currency for both satellite and tournament buy-ins will be UAH! Online satellites will be held on PokerMatch only. You can find more series details below.

The series headliner is FIRST MILLION tournament with a 1,000,000 UAH GTD and buy-ins for as little as 3,500 UAH! In addition to this after a years-long break the official Ukrainian sports poker Championship will be held within the UA Millions series!

The series partners: Full House and Flash sports poker clubs, and the Ukrainian Poker Federation (the event hosts have obtained all approval documents). Most UA Millions dealers and managers have been engaged in hosting both local and international poker series for many years. The tournament director is Oleg Udovenko.

Tournaments

The series opens with FIRST MILLION tournament. Buy-in 3,500 UAH, guaranteed prize pool 1,000,000 UAH! The tournament winner will receive minimum 300,000 UAH. There are 6 tournament entry days (1A-1F), starting stack of 20,000 chips and levels between 30 minutes and one hour. First time ever in Ukraine such a favorable balance between buy-ins and a guarantee has been struck. Reach out for the chance to compete for the FIRST MILLION! On April 25, MEGASTACK ACCUMULATOR (200,000 UAH GTD) is to start. Three entry days with different buy-ins (1,000 / 3,000 / 8,000 UAH) and starting stacks (25K / 125K / 400K) will bring together poker lovers with different budgets in a single tournament. This tournament format enjoys a great popularity among Ukrainian poker lovers!

From April 29 to May 2 (public holidays), for the first time in a number of years the official Ukrainian sports poker Championship sponsored by UPF will be held. Buy-in 15,000 UAH, guaranteed prize pool 700,000 UAH! Two entry days, stack 30,000 chips. A highly smooth tournament structure and levels from 45 to 90 minutes will allow participants to manifest all their poker skills, and the ace of aces will be announced the Champion of Ukraine!

On April 29 a UA Millions TEAM CUP will be played out. 3-player teams are invited to participate (buy-in is 12,000 UAH per team). The system employed to score points and define prize-winners has perfectly proved itself at the largest international series! The maximum number of teams is 20.

On May 1 at 19:00 starts a massively dynamic poker tournament SUPERSTAR 6-MAX KNOCKOUT (buy-in is 8,600 UAH, including knockout bounty 4,000 UAH). A special knockout bounty is placed on a «Celebrity», who is invited on occasion of the tournament.

In addition, as part of the UA Millions first stage lots of interesting side tournaments will take place:

  • naments for Omaha and Open-face Chinese poker lovers
  • Ladies Royal Cup for girls
  • Rare for offline series «progressive knockout» tournament
  • A unique Speed Hold'em tournament with limited response time, as well as a huge number of satellites to qualify for main events.

Fees and taxes

13% of overall tournament prize pools (except for knockout tournaments) will be deducted as a fee (10%) and staff revenue (3%). For knockout tournaments the fee size is indicated in the «buy-in» column (additional 3% fee will be charged for staff revenue from the knockout tournaments prize pool). UA Millions hosts do not assume tax agency functions; hence no additional fees and deductions from the prize pool will be made.

Ring games

The hosts expect a large number of Texas Hold'em, Omaha and Open-face Chinese poker «live game» lovers. Limits vary from as low as 5 - 10 UAH up to $10- $25. Please contact the series hosts for details about rake amounts. «Live» tables will work around the clock.

Venue

The first stage of the UA Millions will take place in a separate hall on the second floor of Cube mall, which is located in the very heart of Kharkov, at 37 Yaroslava Mudroho Street (former Petrovskoho Street). Cube mall houses a round-the-clock Mafia restaurant (with a karaoke hall) as well as a Dream lounge-cafe with a water-pipe smoking zone. A convenient location allows you to easily commute to any destination in the city. Most Kharkiv's sightseeings and countless cafes and restaurants are within walking distance from the venue. The venue will accommodate 25 poker tables; the bar and restaurant will be open around the clock. The tournament hall is a non-smoking area.

Additional Information

PokerMatch room does not host UA Millions tournament series, and provides its site only to host qualifying satellites to the tournaments. All data on pokermatch.com regarding this series is provided for information purposes only. If you have any questions regarding the UA Millions tournament series, please contact the series hosts. You can find their contacts on the official series website - http://www.uamillions.com.