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Winamax Releases SISMIX Schedule

Winamax SISMIX
  • The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on the scene for the Winamax SISMIX Main Event May 17-21.

The 2017 Winamax SISMIX is about to begin at the Casino de Marrakech, which is part of the Es Saadi Marrakech Resort, on May 13-21.

As the name of the festival suggests, all of the tournaments are no more than six players (six-max). The festival features 27 action-packed tournaments, highlighted by the 2017 Winamax SIXMIX Main Event on May 17-21.

Bruno Lopes
Bruno Lopes

Last year, Team Winamax pro Bruno Lopes shipped the Main Event for MA$850,000 (€78,341). Lopes is from France and is an avid poker player with over $1 million in winnings.

However, Lopes is perhaps even better recognized as "Kool Shen" as an icon of French rap music with more than 20 years of recording music and co-founding the group Le Supreme NTM.

This year's Main Event with a MAD$6,000 (€550) buy-in is expected to be just as exciting. The five-day tournament is a deep-stacked affair with players beginning with 50,000 chips and blinds increasing every 40 minutes during the three opening days on May 17-19. Players can reenter one time during each of the opening days and play as many opening days as it takes to advance to Day 2 on May 20.

Players bagging chips will play on Day 2 with blinds increasing every 50 minutes. Survivors moving on to the Final Day May 21 will have even more play with blinds increasing every 60 minutes.

The casino will also be hosting a handful of satellites to the Main Event starting at just MAD$500 (€45) for those looking to get into the tournament at a fraction of the cost. There are also tons of low buy-in events throughout the festival.

Another event that will attract some big names is the two-day Winamax SIXMIX High Roller May 16-17. Despite the High Roller title, the event is reasonably priced at MAD$15,000 (€1,375) and the casino is also hosting satellites starting at MAD$1,400 (€130).

There is also the one-day Winamax SISMIX Super High Roller on May 21 featuring a MAD$25,000 (€2,300). The day before, on May 20, the casino is hosting a rebuy satellite to the tournament with a MAD$2,000 (€185) buy-in.

In addition to the more than two dozen tournaments on the schedule, the casino will be hosting cash games 24 hours a day.

The Winamax SIXMIX festival is more than just poker, though, with plenty of activities for poker players and their guests. There are multiple pool parties every day featuring world-class DJs, plenty of beer pong and parties during the evenings.

Winamax SISMIX - Aftermovie 2016 by winamax

The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on hand to report the entire 2017 Winamax SISMIX Main Event.

Here is a look at the schedule:

*DateTimeEvent #EventBuy-in
May 136 p.m.1Opening SISMIX - Day 1MAD 3,000 (€275)
May 146 p.m.1Opening SISMIX - Day 2 
 8 p.m.2Turbo Sat High Roller1,400 MAD (€130)
 10 p.m.3Classic NLHEMAD 2,000 (€185)
May 154 p.m.4The Starter - Day 1MAD 4,000 MAD (€367)
 9 p.m.5Sat High RollerMAD 1,400(€130)
 10 p.m.6The Big SatMAD 3,000 (€275)
May 163 p.m.7Turbo Sat High RollerMAD 1,500 MAD (€138)
 3 p.m.4The Starter - Day 2 
 5 p.m.8HIGH ROLLER - DAY 1MAD 15,000 (€1,375)
 8 p.m.9Classic NLHEMAD 1,400 (€130)
 10 p.m.10Sat SISMIX Main EventMAD 600 (€55)
May 1712 p.m.11SISMIX MAIN EVENT - DAY 1AMAD 6,000 (€550)
 2 p.m.8HIGH ROLLER - DAY 2 
 5 p.m.12Bounty Kill Them AllMAD 1,500 (€138)
 8 p.m.13Sat SISMIX Main EventMAD 500 (€45)
 9 p.m.14OLPMAD 2,000 (€185)
May 1812 p.m.11SISMIX Main Event - DAY 1BMAD 6,000 (€550)
 5 p.m.15Bounty ProgressiveMAD 2,000 (€185)
 8 p.m.16Sat SISMIX MAIN EVENT (Hit & Run)MAD 600 (€55)
 9 p.m.17Iron Man TournamentMAD 1,500 (€138)
May 1912 p.m.11SISMIX MAIN EVENT - DAY 1CMAD 6,000 (€550)
 5 p.m.18The TotemMAD 1,600 (€147)
 8 p.m.19Sat The FeverMAD 500 (€45)
 10 p.m.20HyperTurboMAD 1,400 (€129)
May 2012 p.m.11SISMIX MAIN EVENT - DAY 2 
 5 p.m.21THE FEVER - Day 1MAD 3,200 (€294)
 7 p.m.22Ladies TournamentMAD 1,500 (€138)
 9 p.m.23Sat Super High RollerMAD 2,000 (€185)
May 211 p.m.11SISMIX MAIN EVENT - DAY 3 
 1:30 p.m.21THE FEVER - Day 2 
 1:30 p.m.24SUNDAY SURPRISEMAD 2,000 (€185)
 2 p.m.25SUPER HIGH ROLLER - ONE DAYMAD 25,000 (€2,300)
 5 p.m.26Classic NLHEMAD 1,000 (€92)
 8 p.m.27Irish PokerMAD 1,500 (€138)

Images courtesy of Caroline Darcourt and Winamax

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