Coco Poker Showdown Day 6 — January 28; $100K Guaranteed Championship Begins at 1pm

Day 6 of the Coco Poker Showdown marks the beginning of the series premiere event — the $1,100 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed Championship. The tournament is points eligible in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Player of the Year race and awards an added $5,250 seat in next August’s Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship.

Last year’s event drew a field of 161 entries generating a total prize pool of $161,000. Florida pro Stu Paterson bested the decorated field earning $32,785 following a four-way chop.

2016 Coco Poker Showdown champion Stu Paterson

LINK: 2016 Coco Poker Showdown Championship Final Report

This year’s tournament sees competitors take their seats to 25,000-chips starting stacks and log 40-minute levels throughout. Late registration and re-entry are available until the start of Level 10 with play expected to conclude following Level 14.

Here are the details:

1pm: $1,100 Coco Poker Showdown Championship — Day 1

  • $100,000 guaranteed, $5,250 SHRPO Championship seat added, SHRP POY points eligible
  • 25,000 starting chips + 40-minute levels
  • Late registration and re-entry available until start of Level 10
  • Day 1 concludes after Level 14 or at 12 percent of the starting field, whichever comes first
  • Day 2 begins Sunday at 1pm
  • Championship Structure Sheet

Updates from the Championship floor will be available right here at

Prior to Championship kickoff, players have an opportunity to earn their way into the event at a discounted rate in the last chance $130 turbo satellite at 10am.

More on the satellite:

10am: $130 Championship Turbo Satellite (Re-Entry)

Good luck, players!