The first starting day took place at the Montesino in the poker casinos of Vienna yesterday. In addition, the poker fans could qualify for the mega event in numerous phase 1 tournaments.
68 participants registered at the Montesino and bought 15 re-entries. 20 players were added from the phase 1 tournaments.
Szaszko is the chip leader
Bence Szaszko took the lead with 622,000 chips, ahead of Michael Stüwe with 589,000 and Nicolas Courbin with 573,000 chips. Florian Schleps as fourth, Nebojsa Ankucic as eleventh, Pavel Chalupka in place 17, Sebastian Langrock in place 29 and Severin Schleser in place 30 place are still taking part.
After altogether 1,892 Phase 1 entries and 159 Day 1 entries, € 174,100 are already in the prize pool which is guaranteed with € 1,000,000.
The programme today
Day 1 of the Concord Million 2019 will start at the CCC Wien Simmering and at the CCC Bregenz today. In all other participating casinos, poker players can qualify favourably via a phase 1 tournament.
Andreas Lettmayer will report in his live broadcast from CCC Wien Simmering today from 5 pm.