The opening $350 re-entry event drew 3,092 entries amassing a $948,660 prize pool. In order to meet the $1,000,000 guarantee, Horseshoe Casino added $52,340 in addition to the $22,000 already added for the double qualifier promotions. This makes for a grand total of more than $74,000 in added prizes. The lion’s share of the prize pool — $168,039 to be exact — heads to first place.
The double qualifier bonus was paid a total of 11 times. Those fortunate enough to bag the bonus includes Matt Kirby, John Albright, Matthew Carroll and Charlie Sizemore.
Day 2 begins at 2 p.m. with 112 players remaining, each guaranteed $1,062.
Final table payouts:
Flight-by-flight breakdown of entries and double qualifiers: