Coco Poker Open Championship Begins Tomorrow; $1M Guaranteed, Points Eligible in SHRP POY Race

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The Coco Poker Open Championship begins with the first of two starting flights tomorrow at 12-noon. The finale features a $2,500 buy-in, a $1,000,000 guarantee and is points eligible in the new Seminole Hard Rock Poker Player of the Year race. In addition to a six-figure score, the tournament’s champion is set to go home with a seat in the season-ending Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship which takes place next August in Hollywood.

The Coco Poker Open Championship sees its players sit to deep 25,000-chip stacks and they’ll log 60-minute levels throughout. Registration and re-entry are available each day until about 7:30pm with Day 1s concluding at about 11:45pm.

Championship details:

12PM: Coco Poker Open Championship Event (Re-Entry)

  • $1,000,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Flight A Friday at 12-noon, Flight B Saturday at 12-noon
  • Players begin with 25,000 in tournament chips and 60-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 7
  • Day 1 will end after Level 10 or Tournament Director discretion
  • Day 2 begins Sunday, September 25 at 1pm
  • Championship Structure Sheet
Matt Affleck, 2015 Coco Poker Open Champion
Seminole Hard Rock Poker team member Matt Affleck is the defending Coco Poker Open Championship winner.

Last year’s event saw poker pro and Seminole Hard Rock Poker team member Matt Affleck top a tough field of 410 entries to earn $264,000. This year’s installment is expected to again draw some of the best players from South Florida and beyond to create a true Championship field.

Updates throughout the Championship’s conclusion will be posted right here at