888poker XL Eclipse Series Day 3: "saudades123" Wins the $30,000 8-Max

888poker XL Eclipse Series Day 3: "saudades123" Wins the $30,000 8-Max

On the third day of the 888poker XL Eclipse Series, three new tournaments started. Most of the attention went out to the $30,000 8-Max, where the winner of the day pocketed over $8,000. Let's take a look at this tournament and the results of the other events that played out on Saturday.


888poker XL Eclipse #7: $30,000 8-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109September 14443$44,300

The biggest winner of Day 3 of the 888poker XL Eclipse Series was crowned in the XL Eclipse #7: $30,000 8-Max. In this event, 443 entries were made by the players and they created a total prize pool of $44,300. The winner would get $8,639 while every finalist would receive at least $1,108.

On the final table, "Prof_Plum" finished in eighth place for $1,108, while "paraRC" (seventh, $1,329), "Placebo36" (sixth, $1,772), "OnTheEdgeT8s" (fifth, $2,437), "TripleAceIRL" (fourth, $3,544) and "RaiseRaiZe" (third, $4,873) were also sent to the rail before the tournament reached the final heads-up.

In the heads-up, it was "25BETTER" against "saudades123" and it was later mentioned who secured him- or herself of the victory. The winner received the first prize of $8,639 while the runner-up settled for $6,424.

888poker XL Eclipse #7: $30,000 8-Max Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1saudades123 $8,639
225BETTERIreland$6,424
3RaiseRaiZeFinland$4,873
4TripleAceIRLIreland$3,544
5OnTheEdgeT8sCroatia$2,437
6Placebo36 $1,772
7paraRCUnited Kingdom$1,329
8Prof_PlumCanada$1,108

888poker XL Eclipse #8: $10,000 Mini 8-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$8.80September 141,735$13,880

There was also a Mini edition of the 8-Max on the schedule for the players who couldn't afford the biggest buy-in ($88) of the day. To compete in this tournament, players had to pay the buy-in of $8.80 and there were 1,735 players competing for a prize pool of $13,880. Every finalist in this tournament would secure him- or herself of $139 but all eyes were on the top prize of $2,499.

The top prize went to Canada's "bybababy" after beating "pokerdave128" from the United Kingdom in heads-up. The British runner-up received $1,804 while the winner received $2,499.

888poker XL Eclipse #8: $10,000 Mini 8-Max Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1bybababyCanada$2,499
2pokerdave128United Kingdom$1,804
3MojackoKingSweden$1,388
4Peter_MartinUnited Kingdom$972
5beardowrightCanada$694
6RPTyanRussia$416
7888ripoffUnited Kingdom$278
8ady_grasu19Romania$139

888poker XL Eclipse #9: $15,000 Late 8-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55September 14375$18,750

Another winner was crowned in the XL Eclipse #9: $15,000 Late 8-Max. This event was played by 375 players to create a prize pool of $18,750. Canada's "FShayne" won this event for $3,656 after beating "joaof6" in the deciding heads-up.

888poker XL Eclipse #9: $15,000 Late 8-Max Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1FShayneCanada$3,656
2joaof6Malta$2,719
3Darya_KurtRussia$2,063
4guizones27Brazil$1,500
5papichpokerRussia$1,031
614.0mvs2.85Germany$750
7MaximKldRussia$563
8StrangeRogueKazachstan$469

888poker XL Eclipse Schedule

DateTime (CEST)TournamentBuy-in
Sun 15 Sep7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #10 - $100,000 Tune Up$160
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #11 - $50,000 Mini Tune Up$16.50
 7:30 p.m.XL Eclipse #12 - $10,000 Micro Tune Up$5.50
 9:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #13 - $20,000 Late Tune Up$55
Mon 16 Sep7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #14 - $20,000 R&A$33
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #15 - $10,000 Mini R&A$5.50
 20:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #16 - $15,000 Late R&A$16.50
Tue 17 Sep7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #17 - $100,000 High Roller$320
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #18 - $30,000 Mini High Roller$55
 9:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #19 - $20,000 Late High Roller$109
Wed 18 Sep7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #20 - $50,000 PKO$109
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #21 - $20,000 Mini PKO$16.50
 9:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #22 - $10,000 Late PKO$33
Thu 19 Sep7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #23 - $50,000 PKO 8-Max$160
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #24 - $20,000 Mini PKO 8-Max$22
 9:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #25 - $20,000 Late PKO 8-Max$55
Fri 20 Sep6:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #26 - $30,000 DeepStack$55
 6:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #27 - $20,000 Mini DeepStack$16.50
 8:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #28 - $15,000 Late DeepStack$33
Sat 21 Sep7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #29 - $30,000 6-Max$109
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #30 - $20,000 Mini 6-Max$16.50
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #31 - $15,000 Late 6-Max$55
Sun 22 Sep6:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #32 - $500,000 Main Event$250
 6:30 p.m.XL Eclipse #33 - $50,000 Mini Main Event$33
 7:00 p.m.XL Eclipse #34 - $15,000 Micro Main Event$5.50

Dozens of satellites are available in the 888poker lobby to give everyone a shot at playing in the bigger buy-in events, regardless of the size of their bankrolls. These satellites will start at a mere $0.01 so there’s no excuse not to try and parlay your way into a large XL Eclipse event.

Grab Your Free $88 Today

Those of you who already have an 888poker account can simply head to the tables on the day of each event. If you want to play in any of these tournaments and don’t yet have an account, you can download 888poker via PokerNews.

Creating your account via PokerNews awards you with a free $88 worth of cash and tournament tickets (this is a free £20 to residents of the United Kingdom.) When you come to make your first deposit, 888poker will match it 100% up to $888, which is a larger bonus than 888poker advertises on their own website.

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