Event #1 drew a total of 1,793 entries, making a total prizepool of $534,314. A total of 57 players min-cashed for $800 each, and the remaining Day 2 prizepool is $490,564 to be divided among the 140 players advancing to Day 2.
All returning players are guaranteed a minimum of $925 and first place is worth $87,281. The top eight finishers will all be in the five-figures payout range. In addition, the final six will all receive an entry into the CPC Main Event worth $2,000.