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888poker XL Inferno Series Day 3: Anton Bertilsson Wins High Roller

  • Eric MertensEric Mertens
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  • After over 11 hours of play, Bertilsson won $116,974.

On the third day of the 888poker XL Inferno Series, 11 new tournaments started.

Most of the attention went to the $2,100 High Roller, where the best players in the world competed for the first prize of $116,974! Let's take a look at this tournament and the results of the other events that played out on Tuesday.

XL Inferno #36 - $500,000 High Roller

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$2,100May 9222$572,000

After more than 11 hours of play, Event #36 - $2,100 XL Inferno High Roller finally crowned a winner. Anton "anteen" Bertilsson claimed the victory and the first prize of after beating "Kannwas" in the deciding heads-up.

This event, with a buy-in of $2,100, saw 222 players register and those players made 64 rebuys to get a total amount of 286 players. They created a total prize pool of $572,000 with 36 places paid.

It took a while to get to the money but in the end, "GramNaKartke" was the last player finishing empty-handed. He lost a huge pot with king-queen against pocket aces, with lots of short stacks still in the tournament.

After the players reached the money, it went pretty quickly to a final table. On the bubble of the final table, there was a huge three-way all-in where "Kannwas" busted "morewater" and "sweetness158" with his pocket nines against ace-king and pocket sevens.

Just eight players went to the final table; "cocadas" and "peterpan_33." busted within 10 minutes.

When play reached the final six, players looking scared to bust and it took a while before another player was sent to the rail. After quite some time, "grandepike" lost all of his chips with ace-six against the king-queen of "anteen."

Shortly after, "Sr.Penes" (fifth, $33,176) and "diosmono69" (fourth, $48,620) busted to get the tournament three-handed.

Only a few hands later, they started the heads-up after "R1valdo10" lost a crucial coin flip with ace-king against the pocket jacks of Bertilsson. The Swedish started the battle for victory against "Kannwas" with a 2:1 advantage, but his opponent got back to even stacks pretty quickly.

"Kannwas" dominated for an hour, but in the end, the Swede took back control. He doubled with top pair against a straight draw and finished the job with pocket nines against ten-seven to secure himself of the first prize of $116,974.

PositionPlayerCountryPrize
1anteenSweden$116,974
2KannwasGermany$85,800
3R1valdo10Sweden$64,636
4diosmono69Uruguay$48,620
5Sr.PenesUnited Kingdom$33,176
6grandepikeCanada$25,740
7cocadasUnited Kingdom$20,020
8peterpan_33.United Kingdom$14,300
9morewaterDenmark$10,868

XL Inferno #30 - $10,000 Lightning 6-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 9169$26,500

The first tournament of Day 3 of the series, the XL Inferno #30 - $10,000 Lightning 6-Max, attracted 169 players to create a prize pool of $26,500. Swedish player "AsaNisse4" took the lion's share of this prize pool, winning the tournament for $5,306.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1AsaNisse4Sweden$5,306
2evianwater1United Kingdom$5,438
3poker_mom74Czech Republic$3,312
4iBustYa888Austria$2,252
5TankeViciusMorocco$1,722
6HappyHour4UUnited Kingdom$1,192

XL Inferno #31 - $15,000 Breeze

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 9555$27,750

Just a few hours later, Lithuania's "Magnf1cious" secured the victory in the XL Inferno #31 - $15,000 Breeze. He defeated a total of 555 players and received the first prize of $5,244.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Magnf1ciousLithuania$5,244
2UveBeenStaktUnited Kingdom$3,843
3BEN_TIMOVERIreland$2,830
4N_DimaBelarus$2,136
5rrradiovolnaRussia$1,498
6HappynoseBelarus$1,179
7HellChicKKenBelarus$901
8LibraconPhilippines$624
9GotMyStr8Russia$424

XL Inferno #32 - $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30May 91,007$27,692.50

The XL Inferno #32 - $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish saw "Rick7BR" take the first prize of $4,984 after defeating "DramaPanda" from Lithuania in the deciding battle.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Rick7BRBrazil$4,984
2DramaPandaLithuania$3,600
3stoty1066United Kingdom$2,686
4jayarepee86Canada$2,007
5nathanbarracUnited Kingdom$1,395
6FlipMaster08Brazil$1,107
7PiktasVilkasLithuania$830
8rrrruiBrazil$553
9streetdekorCzech Republic$332

XL Inferno #33 - $25,000 Crocodile

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$160May 9392$58,800
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1gusmaBrazil$11,283
2GraftekkelNetherlands$8,379
3YournemeisCzech Republic$6,174
4IvanoBalic2Germany$4,704
5robertstackCanada$3,292
6poBHbluUkraine$2,499
7eltxupacabraPoland$1,911
8pullztriggerBelarus$1,323
9masajedepiesUnited Kingdom$976

XL Inferno #34 - $15,000 Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30May 9923$25,382.50

Russian regular "Ti0373" was one of the winners on Day 3 of the XL Inferno Series. He won the XL Inferno #34 - $15,000 Swordfish for a total prize of $4,568.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Ti0373Russia$4,568
2kiskutya23Czech Republic$3,299
3UveBeenStaktUnited Kingdom$2,462
4VicBiggsCanada$1,840
5boladegudeBrazil$1,279
6RKingFishChile$1,025
7UchihaZizouBrazil$771
8NoTrustEverLatvia$520
9MrLotrzykPoland$317

XL Inferno #35 - $20,000 Monsoon

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 9873$43,650
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1GodfryJONESIreland$7,857
2tikkapekkaFinland$5,674
3BehindSpaceRomania$4,234
4nlfreddieUnited Kingdom$3,164
5JLoddenSweden$2,199
6stevachenko7Czech Republic$1,763
7cuadrado12Sweden$1,326
8fap2hentaiFinland$894
9DuraircwbUnited Kingdom$545

XL Inferno #37 - $150,000 Mini High Roller

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$215May 9845$244,600

Another big winner was crowned on Tuesday in the XL Inferno #37 - $150,000 Mini High Roller. In total, 845 players paid their buy-in of $215 to create a total prize pool of $244,600. Dutch player "Profided48" won the tournament to secure a great payday of $44,272.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Profided48Netherlands$44,272
2PAPA_VINCENTRomania$31,798
3nelisschuifMalta$23,848
4lebshark46Libanon$17,855
5prebzzzNorway$12,596
6Bubba_GgUnited Kingdom$10,150
7nitGMmatorBrazil$7,704
8garyt20Ireland$5,405
9RKOoutofNWHRGermany$3,130

XL Inferno #38 - $40,000 Tuesday Challenge

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 9741$74,100

Another late night winner was crowned in the XL Inferno #38 - $40,000 Tuesday Challenge. More than 11 hours went by before Czech Republic's "starkinver" won the event for $13,597. Dutch regular "TeamShippo" finished in second place and settled for $9,707.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1starkinverCzech Republic$13,597
2TeamShippoNetherlands$9,707
3cshine87Ireland$7,335
4kozirok_belBelarus$5,520
5GinterlenUnited Kingdom$3,853
6birdgamecrayCanada$3,112
7FlipMaster08Brazil$2,371
8BlacKK_DucKKBrazil$1,630
9GramNaKartkePoland$963

XL Inferno #39 - $15,000 Tornado

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 9174$23,100
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1psihodelik3Russia$4,966
2OlNKOinkOinkGermany$3,580
3ViachelloEstonia$2,714
4YournemeisCzech Republic$2,021
5casual_winUnited Kingdom$1,386
6IvanoBalic2Germany$1,155
7abmarinRussia$924
8popsnpokerCanada$693
9kiskutya23Czech Republic$462

XL Inferno #40 - $50,000 Turbo High Roller

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$160May 9338$68,400

At the end of this intense day, there was a $50,000 Turbo High Roller. In total, 338 players registered for this turbo event, and within four hours, they crowned a winner. "GiNgErSpEw" defeated all of his opponents and won the first prize of $13,235.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1GiNgErSpEwThailand$13,235
2JoeyChestnutUnited Kingdom$9,918
3allesriggedGermany$7,524
4plotka_voxaBelarus$5,643
5popsnpokerCanada$3,898
6OMGsickklifeRomania$3,009
7PokerMogoRomania$2,325
8KestasLOSTLithuania$1,641
9lasochobiArgentina$1,197

Upcoming Tournaments

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-in
May 1015:30XL Inferno #41 $10,000 Lightning 6-Max$109
 16:45XL Inferno #42 $15,000 Breeze$55
 17:30XL Inferno #43 $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish$30
 18:30XL Inferno #44 $25,000 Crocodile$160
 19:00XL Inferno #45 $15,000 Swordfish$30
 19:30XL Inferno #46 $20,000 Monsoon$55
 20:00XL Inferno #47 $50,000 8-Max$109
 20:01XL Inferno #48 $10,000 Mini 8-Max$12
 20:35XL Inferno #49 $35,000 Wednesday Challenge$35
 21:00XL Inferno #50 $15,000 Tornado$109
 22:00XL Inferno #51 $10,000 Turbo 8-Max$30

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