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Horse racing’s hottest summer tournament, Fun in the Sun, challenges players to handicap the best races at Saratoga and Del Mar every Saturday beginning August 1, 2020 to win weekly and seasonal cash prizes. Each weekly contest requires a $25 Entry Fee and $100 Bankroll and the Top 3 finishers receive cash prizes. The top two finishers each week qualify for the ‘Final Table,’ where a minimum of $10,000 is up for grabs.


Weekly Tournaments

  • A separate weekly tournament is held every Saturday in August 2020
    • Saturday, August 1
    • Saturday, August 8
    • Saturday, August 15
    • Saturday, August 22
    • Saturday, August 29
  • Buy-In
    • Each Weekly Tournament requires a $25 Entry Fee, withdrawn at the time of registration, and an additional $100 Bankroll. The total cost to play each Saturday is just $125.
    • You must have an Xpressbet account balance of at least $25 to register for this tournament.
    • Players may purchase up to two (2) entries each week.
    • You must register for each weekly tournament. Registration for each weekly tournament begins the preceding Wednesday at approximately 3:00PM ET.
  • How To Play
    • $10 Win Bets on the ten (10) tournament races:
      • Final Five (5) races at Saratoga
      • First Five (5) races at Del Mar
    • No other bet types or bets are allowed.
    • Registrants may only bet one horse in each tournament race.
    • Leaderboard is ranked according to total mutuel payoffs and prizes are awarded to the highest ranked players following the ten (10) tournament races.
    • All tournament wagers must be made using the Contest Wager Pad.
    • Players may cancel a tournament wager for any reason. Once a tournament wager is canceled, the player may make another tournament wager on that race.
    • Mutuel payoffs are capped at 20/1 ($210) for contest scoring purposes.
    • All decisions by Xpressbet are final.
  • Weekly Prizes
    • 70% of Entry Fees are Paid out each week (“Weekly Prize Pool”) with an additional 30% carried over to the Fun in the Sun ‘Final Table’ on Monday, September 7, 2020 (“Seasonal Prize Pool”).
    • Weekly Prize Breakdowns:
      • 1st Place Finisher: 60% of Weekly Prize Pool + Final Table Seat
      • 2nd Place Finisher: 25% of Weekly Prize Pool + Final Table Seat
      • 3rd Place Finisher: 15% of Weekly Prize Pool
    • The top two finishers each week qualify for the Fun in the Sun ‘Final Table’ on Monday, September 7, 2020.
  • Ties for Weekly Prizes
    • Tiebreaker for ‘Final Table’ Seats: Tiebreakers for Final Table seats will be broken in the following manner:
      • Tiebreaker #1) The person who placed the most winning bets will be ranked atop all tied players.
      • Tiebreaker #2) The player who chronologically registered for the tournament first is ranked atop tied players.
    • Tiebreaker for Cash Prizes: The cash prize for that position, plus the cash prize for the next lowest position, will be combined and divided equally between tied players.

$10,000 Guaranteed Fun in the Sun 'Final Table'

  • Contested Monday, September 7, 2020.
  • Buy-In
    • There is no Buy-In for the Final Table. The only way to qualify for the Final Table is to finish 1st or 2nd in any Weekly Tournament.
    • Xpressbet will pay the $100 Bankroll for all ten (10) Final Table qualifiers.
  • How to Play
    • $10 Win Bets on the ten (10) tournament races:
      • Final Five (5) races at Saratoga (TB)
      • First Five (5) races at Del Mar
    • No other bet types or bets are allowed.
    • Registrants may only bet one horse in each tournament race.
    • Leaderboard is ranked according to total mutuel payoffs and prizes are awarded to the highest ranked players following the ten (10) tournament races.
    • Mutuel payoffs are capped at 20/1 ($210) for contest scoring purposes.
    • All decisions by Xpressbet are final.
  • 'Final Table' Prizes
    • The Final Table Prize Pool consists of a $10,000 contribution from Xpressbet and all Seasonal Prize Pools collected each week (30% of weekly entry fees).
    • Final Table Prize Breakdown:
      • 1st Place Finisher: 70% of Final Table Prize Pool
      • 2nd Place Finisher: 20% of Final Table Prize Pool
      • 3rd Place Finisher: 10% of Final Table Prize Pool

Sample Payout Structure

  • Based on 200 entries per week at a $25 entry fee.
  • Weekly Prize Payouts:
    • 1st Place Finisher: $2,100 (60% of Weekly Prize Pool) + Final Table Seat
    • 2nd Place Finisher: $875 (25% of Weekly Prize Pool) + Final Table Seat
    • 3rd Place Finisher: $525 (15% of Weekly Prize Pool)
    • $1,500 Carries over to Final Table Prize Pool
  • Final Table Prize Structure
    • Xpressbet Contribution: $10,000
    • Weekly Prize Pool Carryovers: $7,500
  • Final Table Payouts:
    • 1st Place Finisher: $12,250 (70% of Final Table Prize Pool)
    • 2nd Place Finisher: $3,500 (20% of Final Table Prize Pool)
    • 3rd Place Finisher: $1,750 (10% of Final Table Prize Pool)