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888poker XL Inferno Series Day 13: '_RipCheese_' Wins the Friday Challenge

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888poker XL Inferno Series Day 13: "_RipCheese_" Wins The Friday Challenge
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  • All of the results from Day 13 of the 888poker XL Inferno Series.

The XL Inferno Series on 888poker is nearing its end with the final weekend starting on Saturday.

But before the final weekend, there were 11 new tournaments on Friday. The highlight of the day was the XL Inferno #165 - $25,000 Friday Challenge. Let's take a look who won it and which other winners were crowned.

XL Inferno #165 - $25,000 Friday Challenge

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$35May 19808$25,856

At 18:35 GMT, the XL Inferno #165 - $25,000 Friday Challenge started with a total of 808 players. They created a prize pool of $25,856, just over the guaranteed prize pool of $25,000. For the winner, there was the first prize of $4,679 while every finalist would receive at least $330.

On the final table, it was "MotMotMotMot" from the United Kingdom who received that prize. Following him to the rail were Romania's "maladietz" (eight, $571), Canada's "pantsinants" (seventh, $814) and Austria's "SmartChix" (sixth, $1,073).

After that, the tournament lost "GutealteZeit" from Germany in fifth place for $1,331.58 while "dscturrr" finished in fourth place for $1,887. The final three players were guaranteed at least $2,520 but all aiming for that first prize. United Kingdom's "JoeDavola_" had to settle for third place and "MangeMonCoq" started the final heads-up against "_RipCheese_".

Germany's "_RipCheese" was the strongest of the two and he defeated his opponent to snag the title. He received the first prize of $4,679 while Luxembourg's runner-up received $3,361.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1_RipCheese_Germany$4,679
2MangeMonCoqLuxembourg$3,361
3JoeDavola_United Kingdom$2,520
4dscturrrCzech Republic$1,887
5GutealteZeitGermany$1,331
6SmartChixAustria$1,073
7pantsinantsCanada$814
8maladietzRomania$571
9MotMotMotMotUnited Kingdom$330

XL Inferno #157 - $10,000 Lightning 6-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 1991$13,300

Once again, a new day of the XL Inferno Series started with the XL Inferno #157 - $10,000 Lightning 6-Max. This time, just 91 players competed for a prize pool of $13,300. Romania's "mnintoiu" was the strongest and defeated "siskoll" in the final heads-up to secure himself of the title and first prize of $3,624.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1mnintoiuRomania$3,624
2siskollGermany$2,427
3p000cket000Canada$1,862
4Curioso24Peru$1,263
5Achileys34Czech Republic$931
6SandraJayJoeSweden$698

XL Inferno #158 - $15,000 Breeze

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 19339$16,950

The XL Inferno #158 - $15,000 Breeze, another regular tournament on the schedule, attracted a total of 339 players. They created a prize pool of $16,950 and there were two players who shared the most money in this event. The runner-up "Telezhkin" received an amount of $2,840 after making a heads-up deal.

Winner "Sevone14" from Ukraine took the victory and a prize of $2,897.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Sevone14Ukraine$2,897
2TelezhkinRussia$2,840
3almondheadSwitzerland$1,864
4SaiyanHypeUnited Kingdom$1,398
5Efan_EkokuDenmark$966
6nathanbarracUnited Kingdom$745
7GUITEYUnited Kingdom$576
8undabashynLithuania$406
9cuadrado12Sweden$296

XL Inferno #159 - $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30May 19592$16,280
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1salamerancioArgentina$3,075
2and_ortegaBrazil$2,230
3rinnngo321Poland$1,644
4Cherman99Canada$1,237
50aceAceSweden$869
6MaGnuS004Ukraine$691
7TOP1LTULithuania$529
8NeulovimyJoeEstonia$366
9ForzaMilan00Poland$244

XL Inferno #160 - $20,000 Crocodile

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$160May 19175$26,250

One of the biggest winners on this Friday came from the XL Inferno #160 - $20,000 Crocodile. In this event, Czech Republic's "PuntSonPunt" snagged the title and the first prize of $5,643. The runner-up, "Juanfran1973", from the United Kingdom finished in second place for $4,068.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1PuntSonPuntCzech Republic$5,643
2Juanfran1973United Kingdom$4,068
3ivanascasubiArgentina$3,084
4ego_deathUnited Kingdom$2,296
5JezusWOWWCanada$1,575
6AAnutssssSwitzerland$1,312
7neverfoldQ5Germany$1,050
8888FerrariBrazil$787
9evianwater1United Kingdom$525

XL Inferno #161 - $15,000 Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30May 19535$15,000
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1imnvmLatvia$2,835
2luttekikkerMalta$2,077
3K0VAKCzech Republic$1,530
4Celtic120815United Kingdom$1,155
5Bostan903Russia$810
6chIpm0nkeyGermany$637
7TheLINQRussia$487
8diegokeepBrazil$337
9doubleace90Czech Republic$229

XL Inferno #162 - $20,000 Monsoon

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 19447$22,350

In the XL Inferno #162 - $20,000 Monsoon, Argentina's "Dmilito22" defeated a field of 447 players. He secured himself of the XL Inferno title and the first prize of $4,246.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Dmilito22Argentina$4,246
2Chester20oPoland$3,129
3jables21United Kingdom$2,290
4FoldToNutsLithuania$1,743
5_Hasbeen_Malta$1,229
6PatsharpeUnited Kingdom$949
7DuduPa1986Canada$726
8josef_shvejkRussia$502
9_JMO_United Kingdom$371

XL Inferno #163 - $30,000 Knockout

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$150May 19297$42,177
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1llll.United Kingdom$5,060
269Donkey69Germany$5,094
3ajetopatamatCzech Republic$3,300
4V.BlomFan60Romania$2,475
5FullhousebobThailand$1,710
6CabecaTiltBrazil$1,320
7Nikas3274Russia$1,020
8NamllehSweden$720
9VocaaasCzech Republic$525

XL Inferno #164 - $15,000 Mini Knockout

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$35May 19672$21,840

In the XL Inferno #164 - $15,000 Mini Knockout, it was United Kingdom's "huongnguyen1" who snagged the title and the first prize of $3,150. Canadian's runner-up "razmatazz888" had to settle for $2,268.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1huongnguyen1United Kingdom$3,150
2razmatazz888Canada$2,268
3reijomoFinland$1,680
4kevlar1991United Kingdom$1,260
5AAdennishGermany$882
6OscarSJSUnited Kingdom$714
7_JMO_United Kingdom$546
8_DizzyPoland$378
9wwwooonUkraine$236

XL Inferno #166 - $15,000 Tornado

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 19142$18,000

Late on Day 13, 142 players started in the XL Inferno #166 - $15,000 Tornado. They created a prize pool of $18,000 and the lion's share of this money went to United Kingdom's "telmrock" who was crowned as the winner. He received the first prize of $4,140.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1telmrockUnited Kingdom$4,140
2knakkgamblerGermany$2,880
3thomask3rNorway$2,187
4974kWRTUkraine$1,620
5Ronaldo4112Malta$1,080
6Kenny "SpaceyFCB" HallaertUnited Kingdom$900
7poker_mom74Czech Republic$720
8ihavenobossThailand$540
9VeksinaKRussia$450

XL Inferno #167 - $10,000 Turbo Knockout

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$75May 19192$13,840
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1StavTrueRussia$2,150
2974kWRTUkraine$1,550
3PINCHITOEC1United Kingdom$1,175
4DgulianLunaRussia$875
5BigRazor11Ireland$600
6iambaristaRomania$500
7GaleonGCzech Republic$400
8Ender112Ukraine$300
9maroci22United Kingdom$200

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