Russian Poker Tour founder Eric Shahbazyan became a speaker of RGW Sochi

The main event of the fall dedicated to the gambling industry – Russian Gaming Week Sochi 2016 will be held on the 27th of October in Sea Galaxy hotel. Buy tickets here .

(Press release).- On October 27, 20116 within the Russian Gaming Week Sochi everyone will be able to listen to the report of Eric Shahbazyan, the organizer of  Russian Poker Tour – the largest series of poker tournaments in the CIS.

The expert started his entrepreneurial activities when he was a student of the Faculty of Sociology at the MSU. His first brainchild was Casino Style magazine, which later on was renamed Poker Style.

Interested in poker, Eric Shahbazyan gave up publishing business and focused on the development and popularization of the game. He started with holding Sobranie Poker Open tournament, and then launched the first in Russia TV show Poker Club. In 2009 upon his initiative and under his guidance the first tournament Russian Poker Tour was held. Today thousands of players from the CIS and Europe participate in the tournament series.

Eric Shahbazyan is the one who knows for sure how the events similar to those organized by his team enhance prestige and attractiveness of the places they are held in. The expert will share his knowledge with RGW Sochi attendees by reporting on the topic: “The influence of international poker events on the development of Russian gambling tourism”.