The Festival Series founder Martin "Franke" von Zweigbergk has entered the Main Event for the first time. He showed us the ticket number and it read 1,015. So even though Franke will contribute towards the prize pool, he wasn't part of making the guarantee.
Before The Festival Series Bratislava, I had Franke on our On The Road with PokerListings by Jason Glatzer. Listen to the episode by clicking on the image below.