Yesterday, the penultimate starting day of the Birthday Special took place at the Montesino. In the meantime, € 77,435 are in the prize pool which is guaranteed with € 111,111.
In the afternoon, the phase 1 tournament was tackled by 61 players (22 re-entries), the starting day at 5 pm was played by 194 participants (49 of them from phase 1) with 62 re-entries and in the Turbo Heat in the evening, 46 poker fans (6 from phase 1) with 11 re-entries still tried their luck.
32 further players were able to qualify for Day 2 on Saturday at the Montesino. Nobody was able to close in on the chip leader Igor.
The first multi-qualification
Beny Tzitzov was the best of the day and took second place with 2,455,000 chips.
Yesterday, Gerhard Böck managed the feat to qualify for the second time for day 2 during the second start. He bagged a multi-qualification bonus of € 750 for this.
The further programme
The last starting day of the Birthday Special will take place today. The last phase 1 tournament will start at 1 pm, the starting day at 5 pm, and the turbo starting day at 10 pm.