Main Event: Fun in the Sun Headliner Underway with $50K Guaranteed

Fun in the Sun Main Event | Structure
$560 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 1: 25/50
Entries: 30

The clock strikes 11am in South Florida and the headline event of the 2017 Fun in the Sun Poker Open is underway at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Recognized as the Main Event, the final tournament of the series is a $560 buy-in no limit hold’em re-entry event. Players take their seats to 20,000 starting chips with 20-minute levels kicking it off before they jump to 30 minutes two hours into the structure.

Here are the details on the event:

  • $560 buy-in, $50,000 guaranteed
  • 20,000 chips and 20-/30-minute levels
  • Registration and re-entry until the start of Level 13 (~4:25pm)
  • One-day event structured to play to conclusion
  • Structure sheet
Reigning Fun in the Sun Main Event champion, Yousef Nassr

Last year’s closer saw a field of 148 entries generate a total prize pool of $74,000. When the dust settled, Yousef Nassr scored an outright win along with $20,428 in prize money.

Link: Yousef Nassr Wins 2016 FITS Main Event for $20K

Updates from this year’s event will be available now through its conclusion in the early morning hours of Sunday. Good luck, players!