Full house at the Montesino yesterday. The Birthday Special entered its final day and many poker fans took the chance to qualify for Day 2 of the Birthday tournament.
Phase 1 tournament in the afternoon was played by 76 players (20 re-entries). The evening went very well. 356 participants wanted to participate and bought 79 re-entries. The Turbo Heat was also very well attended with 126 players and 25 re-entries.
133 players in Day 2
Further 79 poker fans qualified for Day 2 at the Montesino on Saturday. A total of five qualifiers succeeded in the multi-qualification, so that 133 participants will start Day 2 on Saturday.
Thereby, the tournament clearly exceeded the guaranteed sum of € 111.111,-. After 1,232 entries (248 from Phase 1 tournaments) there is now € 129,989 in the pot. The Mincash amounts € 250,- and € 20.250,- are waiting for the winner.
A new Chipleader
New chip leader is Hao Wu with 3,420,000 chips, ahead of Igor Lukic with 3,125,000 and Tomaz Laznik with 2,835,000 chips. Day 2 starts on Saturday at 3 pm, the blinds start at 10k/20k.