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888poker XL Inferno Series Day 4: 'mne_d0edet1' Wins $50K 8-Max

  • Eric MertensEric Mertens
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  • This event was the highlight of the day. "mne_d0edet1" won it for $15,540.

Once again, it was a very busy day at the 888poker XL Inferno Series.

In total, there were 13 events scheduled and they all played down to a winner. The highlight of the day, the Inferno Event #47 - $50,000 8-Max, started at 8 p.m. GMT. Players competed for a guaranteed prize pool of $50,000. Other special events on Day 4 were scheduled after midnight, the XL Inferno #52 - $20,000 Americas and the XL Inferno #53 - $5,000 Turbo Americas.

XL Inferno #47 - $50,000 8-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 10840$84,000

In this event, players started with 10,000 chips and blinds increased every 20 minutes. In total, 840 players registered for this tournament and create a prize pool of $84,000. This was divided with 112 places paid with the first-place prize of $15,540.

After just seven hours, this tournament reached the final table of eight players, each securing themselves at least $1,276. "panBajors" took this money after busting in eighth place. "K7MA1121" followed him in seventh place ($1,890). "MrNorberto" finished in sixth for $2,940.

Thailand's players "KimberSlice" and "AcesJoker88" then left in fifth ($4,200) and fourth ($6,300) place. "tjappie123" was the last player leaving before the heads-up started between "THEKIDm8" and "mne_d0edet1." "mne_d0edet1" was the luckiest, or best, in this tournament and he won it for $15,540. The Brittish runner-up had to settle for an amount of $11,197 in prize money.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1mne_d0edet1Russia$15,540
2THEKIDM8United Kingdom$11,197
3tjappie123Netherlands$8,400
4AcesJoker88Thailand$6,300
5KimberSliceThailand$4,200
6MrNorbertoCzech Republic$2,940
7K7MA1121Brazil$1,890
8panBajorsLithuania$1,276

XL Inferno #41 - $10,000 Lightning 6-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 10133$21,200

Not for the first time this series, there was a $109 $10,000 Lightning 6-Max on the schedule. This time, there were 133 players who registered to create a total prize pool of $21,200. The first prize of $5,512 went to Czech Republic's "Achileys3" who won the tournament after eight hours and 53 minutes.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Achileys34Czech Republic$5,512
2PaeffchenAustria$3,710
3_Antikk_Belarus$2,756
4toshapiter86Russia$1,802
5sweet_dr34msRusia$1,378
6plotka_voxaBelarus$954

XL Inferno #42 - $15,000 Breeze

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 10482$24,100

Also, a common event on the XL Inferno Series is the $15,000 Breeze with a buy-in of $55. In total, the tournament saw 482 players compete for the first prize of $4,579. After more than nine hours, Brazil's "FellipeD92" defeated "carbondating" in the final heads-up to secure the victory.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1FellipeD92Brazil$4,579
2carbondatingMalaysia$3,374
3yiy00Argentina$2,470
4jackthecptRomania$1,879
5ocb4lifeRomania$1,325
6zedonatoBrazil$1,024
7Yujin_EXRussia$783
8SEWart777Russia$542
9levelingmodeRomania$400

XL Inferno #43 - $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30May 10889$24,447.50

The XL Inferno #43 - $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish attracted 889 players to get a prize pool of $24,447. The lion's share of this money, $4,400, went to Latvia's "Kraukliz" who was crowned the winner after 11 hours and 40 minutes of play. "jeanjrg1" from Brazil lost the final heads-up and finished in second.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1KrauklizLatvia$4,400
2jeanjrg1Brazil$3,178
3dirtysoundRussia$2,371
4Korpisoturi2Finland$1,772
5VicBiggsCanada$1,232
6Cherman99Canada$987
7pawcio77777Poland$743
8m1ronOUkraine$501
9annngerRussia$305

XL Inferno #44 - $20,000 Crocodile

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$160May 10298$44,700
888poker XL Inferno Series Day 4: 'mne_d0edet1' Wins K 8-Max 101
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1MttRavenDenmark$8,649
2JDias99Luxembourg$6,481
3HinduKrushUnited Kingdom$4,917
4josino1961Brazil$3,687
5hownorezCzech Republic$2,547
6GrozzorgGermany$1,966
7gonzAArArgentina$1,519
8ThalesLeiteBrazil$1,072
9ThaSquirrelMalta$782

XL Inferno #45 - $15,000 Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30May 10822$22,605
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Pepepepepe.Argentina$4,091
2DIACONU5555Romania$2,938
3TheHueyLewisBrazil$2,203
4xane7aMalta$1,650
5slmzrjBrazil$1,164
6KKingJames23Brazil$938
7BuyUADrankRomania$712
8OneTime_United Kingdom$499
9themagiclineUnited Kingdom$289

XL Inferno #46 - $20,000 Monsoon

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 10780$39,000

Another tournament that isn't new to the XL Inferno Series is the $20,000 Monsoon. On Wednesday, 780 players competed for a total prize pool of $39,000 and the first prize of $7,156. Brazilian "TheHueyLewis", who already finished third in Event #45, took the victory and the earlier mentioned first prize.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1TheHueyLewisBrazil$7,156
2bluffaholic1Canada$5,109
3adm1rationRussia$3,861
4CoinShipperRussia$2,905
5Luanova14Brazil$2,028
6progree69Argentina$1,637
7Omfg72oAgainRussia$1,248
8HorsePlay92United Kingdom$858
9KestasLOSTLithuania$507

XL Inferno #48 - $10,000 Mini 8-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$12May 101,409$15,358.10

The XL Inferno #48 - $10,000 Mini 8-Max was a Ukrainian party because "under_fire" and "888poker172" both made it to the final heads-up. 888poker172 defeated his fellow countryman and won the tournament for $2,687.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1888poker172Ukraine$2,687
2under_fireUkraine$1,919
3streetdekorCzech Republic$1,486
4raphaelvgcBrazil$1,075
5Thelittle200Denmark$767
6rozhinskyUkraine$460
7wownutsdudeRussia$307
8SRFC1899Ireland$153

XL Inferno #49 - $35,000 Wednesday Challenge

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$35May 101,108$49,440
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1joao_mathiasBrazil$8,642
2almondheadSwitserland$6,278
3QuagmireXXXPoland$4,696
4oreichegounuPoland$3,510
5Click1tBackSwitserland$2,472
6Biles1989Romania$1,977
7E_DubUnited Kingdom$1,483
8eltxupacabraPoland$988
9nilinilsen1Germany$568

XL Inferno #50 - $15,000 Tornado

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109May 10179$23,900

For Dutch player "grownupguy83," it was a pretty successful day. He defeated Germany's "weltmaschine" in the deciding heads-up in the XL Inferno #50 - $15,000 Tornado. He took the first prize of $5,138. The German had to settle for $3,704.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1grownupguy83Netherlands$5,138
2weltmaschineGermany$3,704
3rrradiovolnaRussia$2,808
4JezusWOWWCanada$2,091
5JDias99Luxembourg$1,434
6PurplePigeonCanada$1,195
7Kaptian30Argentina$956
8FaNjkEEE1Ukraine$717
9cuadrado12Sweden$478

XL Inferno #51 - $10,000 Turbo 8-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30May 10561$15,427.50
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1creutz93Sweden$2,915
26oTaHikRussia$2,136
3schtruddleSwitserland$1,573
4luttekikkerMalta$1,157
5Paldi3sLatvia$771
6MikeMarioAAAGerany$539
7xxCelticFCxxUnited Kingdom$385
8JaakPottFinland$269

XL Inferno #52 - $20,000 Americas

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$160May 10132$30,000

For the players in another timezone, 888poker organized the XL Inferno #52 - $20,000 Americas. The tournament, with a buy-in of $160, started at 12:59 a.m. GMT and 132 players took their chances in this event. They did 68 rebuys to create a total prize pool of $30,000.

After just more than eight hours, when the sun was already up and shining in most countries, the tournament reached the final stages. "888_de" and "joga_pra_cor" made a deal, where 888_de took $6,045. He wasn't crowned the winner; joga_pra_cor defeated him and took $5,655.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1joga_pra_corCzech Republic$5,655
2888_deGermany$6,045
3BigRazor11Ireland$3,645
4Pro100BillBelarus$2,700
5msksevartRussia$1,800
6AshTheSlaveCroatia$1,500
7tcavallinCanada$1,200
8FouEnculePLPoland$900

XL Inferno #53 - $5,000 Turbo Americas

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 1082$5,250
888poker XL Inferno Series Day 4: 'mne_d0edet1' Wins K 8-Max 102
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1aftajvilaRussia$1,443
2OnTheEdge98sSlowakia$971
3tammy545Canada$735
4mvp2bCanada$498
5shcirrrLatvia$367
6DosemyfordThailand$275
7agent_priceCanada$223
8cangump1Canada$183
9MaGnuS004Ukraine$157

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