Event #1: €550 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold'em

Noon Start Time for Day 1E of the COLOSSUS

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With the start of Day 1E at noon local time, Event #1: €550 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold'em will have passed its half-way point here at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. The fifth of eight starting flights is expected to be busier as traditionally the later days attract more players to compete for the €1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool.

The first four starting days attracted 610 players already with many more expected to take their seat over the following flights. Out of those 610 entries, 51 have already made it through to Day 2, Sunday, October 14. Fresh players and the ones that fell at one of the hurdles over the past four Day 1s can try again with registration open for the first ten levels.

After players have paid the €550 buy-in, they will receive 25,000 in chips and can re-enter once per flight. Eighteen levels of play are scheduled with a 20-minute break after every four levels. At 6 PM local time, another starting flight, Day 1F, is scheduled to start, so it will be another busy day in Europe’s biggest poker arena.

Currently leading the chip counts are Day 1A chip leader Dariusz Glinski with 669,000 in chips, followed by Day 1C chip leader Daniel Prior (649,000), and Day 1D chip leader Jan Bednar (633,000). Not everyone that played over the past three days has found a bag for Day 2 yet though, so most of them are expected to jump in again today. Players like Sander van Wesemael, Shaun Deeb, Roland Israelashvili, Jakob Miegel, Teun Kooij, Allen Kessler, Carlo Savinelli, Michael Soyza, Michal Lubas, and numerous others will be taking another shot.

The 2018 WSOPE €550 The COLOSSUS Schedule

DayDateStarting TimeLate RegEntriesSurvivorsFurther Information
1ATuesday October 9th18:00~23:4015412Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, top 24 spots paid
1BWednesday October 10th18:00~23:40167tbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, top 26 spots paid
1CThursday October 11th12:00~17:4012512Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, top 19 spots paid
1DThursday October 11th18:00~23:4016410Play concluded with 19:00 left in Level 18, top 25 spots paid
1EFriday October 12th12:00~17:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1FFriday October 12th18:00~23:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1GSaturday October 13th12:00~17:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1HSaturday October 13th18:00~23:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
2Sunday October 14th15:00-tbatbaLevel duration increases to 40 minutes
3Monday October 15thtba-tba-Play Down to a champion

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Tags: Allen KesslerCarlo SavinelliDaniel PriorDariusz GlinskiJakob MiegelJan BednarMichael SoyzaMichal LubasRoland IsraelashviliSander van WesemaelShaun Deeb