2019 World Series of Poker

888poker XL Blizzard: "ContaSagrada" Wins $50,000 PKO

888poker XL Blizzard: "ContaSagrada" Wins $50,000 PKO
  • On the seventh day of the XL Blizzard Series, three new winners were crowned.

On the seventh day of the 888poker XL Blizzard Series, three new tournaments started and saw three players being crowned as winners. Most money was up for grabs in the $50,000 PKO, where the winner took home a five-figure score.

888poker XL Blizzard #19 - $50,000 PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109April 10411$55,100

The XL Blizzard #19 - $50,000 PKO attracted a total of 411 players to create a prize pool of $55,100. The first-place prize was $5,287, and every finalist would win at least $457, without their 'bonuses' for knocking out opponents.

After "Pon4uk" busted in tenth place, the final nine players moved to one table and secured $457. This amount went to "DiegoMU99" from Peru, who finished in ninth place. After that, "ZlatanKranen," "For1k," and "jsmackers" busted in eighth ($620+$786), seventh ($895+$491,) and sixth ($1,171+$281).

Switzerland's "playboy1983" finished in fifth place for $1,543 plus $658, and shortly after, "adebisi5" from Malta busted in fourth place for $2,204 plus $843. "Ychwerd" from Latvia missed out on the final heads-up after busting in third place for $2,893 plus $467.

The deciding heads-up was between "Enthusiast99" and "ContaSagrada." "ContaSagrada" took first for $5,287 plus $5,098 for a total score of $10,385 and became the biggest winner on Day 7 of the series. Runner-up "Enthusiast99" received $3,926 plus $1,495.

888poker XL Blizzard #19 - $50,000 PKO Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountyTotal Prize
1ContaSagrada $5,287$5,098$10,385

888poker XL Blizzard #20 - $20,000 Mini PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$16.50April 101,076$22,605

Almost an hour earlier, a winner was crowned in the XL Blizzard #20 - $20,000 Mini PKO. In total, 1,076 players paid the buy-in of $16.50 to create a prize pool of $22,605.

In this event, "Timstar.nl" was crowned a winner and he or she took the most money and received $2,035 plus $1,201, a total prize of $3,236. Second place finisher "7obi490" got $1,450 plus $499 for a total of $1,949.

888poker XL Blizzard #20 - $20,000 Mini PKO Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountyTotal Prize

888poker XL Blizzard #21 - $10,000 Late PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$33April 10442$16,770

Another winner was crowned in the XL Blizzard #21 - $10,000 Late PKO, where 442 players competed to create a prize pool of $16,770.

After just six hours and 26 minutes, it was Brazil's "Naik10" who took the title and the first-place prize of $1,593 plus $1,631. The Brazilian defeated United Kingdom's "AlmostWinnin" in the deciding heads-up after "playboy1983" from Switzerland finished in third place.

888poker XL Blizzard #21 - $10,000 Late PKO Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountyTotal Prize
2AlmostWinninUnited Kingdom$1,174$222$1,396

Amazing Promotions Including WSOP Packages

888poker is making it easy for players to join in on the action in the XL Blizzard by not only making the buy-ins affordable but also hosting tons of satellites where you can get in cheaply.

Some of the satellites even allow you to get into events for free. If you already have an account at 888poker and have made a deposit, you should have already received two free tickets for daily freeroll satellites to the Mini Opening Event and the Main Event. You can earn more tickets to these freerolls by completing simple missions.

If you don't have an account yet, you can also grab three free tickets simply by signing up to 888poker through PokerNews and making your first deposit of at least $10 using the "BLIZZARD10" bonus code.

888poker is inviting players that participate in at least five XL Blizzard Events into a freeroll that awards a $12,600 WSOP Main Event package to the winner and three $2,700 Crazy 8’s packages to those who finish second through fourth.

888poker XL Blizzard Schedule

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-in
Thurs., April 116:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #22 - $75,000 PKO 8-Max$215
 6:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #23 - $20,000 Mini PKO 8-Max$22
 8:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #24 - $20,000 Late PKO 8-Max$55
Fri., April 126:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #25 - $30,000 DeepStack$55
 6:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #26 - $20,000 Mini DeepStack$16.50
 8:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #27 - $10,000 Late DeepStack$33
Sat., April 136:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #28 - $30,000 6-Max$109
 6:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #29 - $20,000 Mini 6-Max$16.50
 8:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #30 - $15,000 Late 6-Max$55
Sun., April 145:30 p.m.XL Blizzard #31 - $120,000 Mega Deep$215
 6:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #32 - $500,000 Main Event$320
 7:00 p.m.XL Blizzard #33 - $50,000 Mini Main$33
 7:30 p.m.XL Blizzard #34 - $15,000 Micro Main$5.50
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