888poker 2017 Super XL Series Day 8: Chris Moorman Wins Event #38!

  • Eric MertensEric Mertens
888poker 2017 Super XL Series Day 8: Chris "888Moorman" Moorman Wins Event #38 for $16,453,12!
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  • The 888poker ambassador Chris Moorman won the big on his own site on Day 8 of the Super XL Series.

The final weekend of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series is nearing, so things are heating up on the second largest online poker room in the world. On Thursday, there were six new events planned and they all played down to a winner. Let's see who won some big money!

Event #38: $50,000 Super XL - R&A Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$55Jan. 26667$87,750

The eight day of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series started with Event #38: $50,000 Super XL - R&A Event. A total of 667 players registered for this tournament and they created a total prize pool of $87,750. For the eventual winner, there was a first-place prize of $16,453.12 waiting to be collected.

After "d0nkeykong" from Canada was busted on the final table bubble, the tournament reached the final table with 888poker Ambassador Chris "888Moorman" Moorman still left in contention. With nine players left the bust-outs followed each other in quick succession. "zzagnux" finished in ninth place, "danph134" got $1,974.37 for finished eight and "mantecaa" ended up in seventh place for $2,851.87. Moorman had the chip lead with sixth players left:

The final table went really fast and after "narizinhodzi" finished in third place for $8,775, Moorman was playing "YourNemeis" for the title and first prize of $16,453.12. It was a long and heavy battle between the two, but in the end, it was Moorman who was the strongest and shipped the event:

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Chris "888Moorman" MoormanUnited Kingdom$16,453.12
2YourNemeisCzech Republic$11,846.25
3narizinhodziBrazil$8,775
4hellohelloooRussia$6,581.25
5levelingmodeRomania$4,606.87
6Sinatra48Lithuania$3,729.37
7mantecaaMexico$2,851.87
8danhp134Colombia$1,974.37
9zzagnuxSwitzerland$1,237.27

Event #39: $10,000 Super XL - Mini R&A Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$5Jan. 261,573$19,428.50

For the players who couldn't afford the regular R&A Event, there was once again a mini-edition with a buy-in of just $5. The tournament got to 1,573 entries who created a prize pool of $19,428.50. The largest share went to Denmark's "larsnoro" who won the even after eight hours and fifteen minutes of play. He defeated Germany's "icecube781" in the final heads-up to walk away with the top prize of $3,281.47.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1larsnoroDenmark$3,281.47
2icecube781Germany$2.335.30
3kaciukas7Lithuania$1,787.42
4LeifAxelssonLatvia$1,262.85
5mark210864Romania$922.85
6babae12Philipinnes$738.28
7rozhinskyUkraine$553.71
8so_easy_uaUkraine$369.14
9willymotUnited Kingdom$209.82

Event #40: $100,000 Super XL - Quarterback

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$215Jan. 26560$147,550

Players not particularly fond of little events, were in for a treat on Thursday with Event #40 of the series - the $215 buy-in $100,000 Super XL - Quarterback. A total of 560 players paid their buy-in to get a prize pool of $147,550 with $27,886.95 for the eventual winner. It was Malta's "Giuglia888" who defeated "njegosh" in the final heads-up to walk away with exactly that. The runner-up had to do a total prize of $20,435.67.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Giuglia888Malta$27,886.95
2njegoshHong Kong$20,435.67
3rkellett89United Kingdom$15,050.10
4billycadu14Argentina$11,361.35
5sh11dyNetherlands$7,967.70
6juanaflowArgentina$6,270.87
7MOI_est_JEANUnited Kingdom$4,795.37
8backdown8Sweden$3,319.87
9TomYamKaiFinland$2,257.51

Event #41: $30,000 Super XL - Mini Quarterback

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$44Jan. 26889$43,110

The series continued with the Event #41: $30,000 Super XL - Mini Quarterback where 889 players competed for a total prize pool of $43,110. After more than eight hours of play, the tournament crowned Germany's "weltmaschine" as the winner of the tournament. He received a prize of $7,759.80.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1weltmaschineGermany$7,759.80
2derek_eekkRomania$5,604.30
3goldfather55Russia$4,181.67
4khalid1968Malta$3,125.47
5QuagmireXXXPoland$2,172.74
6dope_fiendPoland$1,741.64
7trojanmouseCzech Republic$1,310.54
8theslig13Ireland$883.75
9Showdown13Germany$538.87

Event #42: $25,000 Super XL - Thursday Challenge

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$12Jan. 261,199$33,572

Event #42 of the series, the Event #42: $25,000 Super XL - Thursday Challenge, saw 1,199 players compete for a total prize pool of $33,572. The lion's share of this money was awarded to by Poland's "Altik14" who won the tournament for $5,794.52.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Altik14Poland$5,794.52
2Slowplay0815Germany$4,196.50
3doitlikewondUnited Kingdom$3,189.34
4wf1skBrazil$2,336.61
5STFPSRomania$1,661.81
6fvfpjyfcRussia$1,326.09
7c0manechYMalta$990.37
8lesqateRomania$654.65
9uberslug1987United Kingdom$369.29
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Event #43: $30,000 Super XL - Turbo Quarterback

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$109Jan. 26373$43,900

The eight day of the series was closed by the Event #43: $30,000 Super XL - Turbo Quarterback where they went from 373 players to a winner in just three hours and 26 minutes. In this tournament, the final three players made a deal where they all got more than $6,000. Czech Republic's "Olli4.4.4" got $6,230.20 for his third place finish, while "joao_mathias" received $6,419.81 for finishing in second place for $6,419.81.

The winner of this tournament, "que_te_crio", got himself a nice payday, receiving the XL Series title and the first place prize of $6,639.65.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1que_te_crioMalta$6,639.65
2joao_mathiasBrazil$6,419.81
3Olli4.4.4Czech Republic$6,230.20
4rublubabloRussia$3,512
5mumimorxxxNorway$2,458.40
6m9ym9soRussia$1,865.75
7Afghan_123Germany$1,426.75
8lrdvoldemortUnited Kingdom$987.75
9HatchetgarryRussia$728.74

Leaderboard

PlacePlayerPoints
1Mindcrushers316.84
2DrMiKee300.30
3trojanmouse284.74
4GoFighTer279.80
5PuntSonPunt263.64
6ScratchyR261.02
7Tacuara87258.08
8b.szaszko256.62
9sally_os252.41
10Ti0373250.80

Upcoming Tournaments

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-in
Jan. 2719:00Event #44 $30,000 Super XL - Knockout$150
 19:00Event #45 $10,000 Super XL - Mini Knockout$35
 19:35Event #46 $25,000 Super XL - Friday Challenge$35
 21:00Event #47 $10,000 Super XL - Turbo Knockout$75
    
Jan. 2816:00Event #48 $40,000 Super XL - Octopus$215
 17:40Event #49 $20,000 Super XL - Saturday R&A$55
 19:00Event #50 $75,000 Super XL - 6-Max$160
 19:00Event #51 $15,000 Super XL - Mini 6-Max$30
 19:35Event #52 $25,000 Super XL - Saturday Challenge$55
 21:00Event #53 $10,000 Super XL - Turbo 6-Max$55
    
Jan. 2915:45Event #54 $35,000 Super XL - Sunday Breeze$55
 17:30Event #55 $150,000 Super XL - Mega Deep$215
 18:30Event #56 $35,000 Super XL - Sunday Monsoon$55
 19:00Event #57 $1,500,000 Super XL - Main Event$1,050
 19:00Event #58 $200,000 Super XL - Mini Main Event$160
 19:30Event #59 $15,000 Super XL - Micro Main Event$5
 19:35Event #60 $100,000 Super XL - Sunday Challenge$90
 20:30Event #61 $50,000 Super XL - Turbo Mega Deep$215
 21:00Event #62 $30,000 Super XL - Turbo Main Event$109
 22:00Event #63 $15,000 Super XL - Super Turbo Main Event$75
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