After numerous Phase 1 tournaments yesterday the first day of the Birthday Special took place, where € 111.111 are guaranteed.
188 players bought in and additionally nabbed 58 re-entries. 77 players had qualified for the start of Day 1 via a Phase 1 tournament. These currently balance with 1,127 entries. € 32,281 are already in the prize pool guaranteed with € 111,111. 25 participants survived the action and now go into the next day of the Birthday Special on the next Saturday.
Igor Lukic took the lead with 3,125,000 chips, ahead of Aleksandar Valov with 2,435,000 and Viktor Atlas with 2,295,000 chips.
You can find the entire action from Saturday in the live report by Andreas Lettmayer.
It goes on like this
Phase 1 tournaments will again take place at Montesino from Sunday through Tuesday. These offer a great opportunity to qualify for Day 1 of the Birthday Special. The next starting day is on Wednesday at 5 pm on the program.