Fun In The Sun Contest Returns Saturday

Xpressbet’s annual Saratoga and Del Mar handicapping tournament, Fun in the Sun, will offer its “Final Table” format for the fourth straight year when contest play commences this Saturday. Six weekly sessions lead to a grand finale on September 2, which includes a progressive contest jackpot and $10,000 prize pool seeded by Xpressbet.

Qualifying Weeks:
July 22-29
August 5-12-19-26

Final Table:
September 2

The weekly contest format includes a $100 buy-in and $25 entry fee, which includes the tournament’s 10 weekly $10 win bets from Saratoga (last 5 races) and Del Mar (first 5 races). The Top-5 finishers by earnings each of the six qualifying weeks earn berths into the Final Table. With 100% of tournament fees paid back to players, weekly prize pools compromise of 70% paid out to the Saturday leaderboard, while 30% rolls over to the Final Table.

Past Final Table winners include Robert Rosen (2020), Wayne Tam (2021) and Kevin Saunders (2022), the latter catapulting from a weekly fifth-place finish to take the top prize of more than $9,700 a year ago. The 2022 Final Table prize pool reached $17,740.

For more, check out the Tournaments section at Xpresssbet.

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