On Saturday, the first starting day of the MTS 250 Main Event took place at the Montesino. In the last weeks there were already several Phase 1 tournaments and a start day at the Alpha Casino Graz.
94 players (43 of them from Phase 1) made a solid start with 22 re-entries. 14 of them were already able to qualify for Day 2, which will take place next Sunday at the Montesino. In the prize pool guaranteed at € 250,000, there are currently € 40,414 after 1,017 Phase 1 entries and 82 Day 1 entries.
Oswin Ziegelbecker secured himself a massive chip lead with 2,705,000 chips. Max Birk is second in the counts with a respectable distance and 1,490,000 chips. Also Bernhard Haider and Aziz Maged, just first and second at the Vienna Poker Festival, came safely through the day.
In the next few days there will be Phase 1 tournaments or a satellite on the tournament program of the MTS 250. The next starting day will follow on Thursday.