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888poker XL Inferno: PKO Titles for "FishTankHero", "willemwoles" & "barneslad123"

888poker XL Inferno: PKO Titles for "FishTankHero", "willemwoles" & "barneslad123"

After a great start on Thursday, with "MorayEEEEEL" winning Event #1 for $16,585, the XL Inferno continued on Friday. This time, there were three events on the schedule with buy-ins of $55, $33, and $22. Let's see who were crowned winners and started their weekend with a celebration.

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XL Inferno #4 - $30,000 PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55May 15898$44,900

One of the three events of the day was the XL Inferno #4 - $30,000 PKO. In this event, 898 players paid the buy-in of $55 where fifty percent went to the bounty prize pool. In total, it created a prize pool of $44,900, almost 50% over the guaranteed prize pool of $30,000.

This tournament felt like a Romanian party with five of the final six players playing from Romania. In the end, it was "FishTankHero" who was the strongest after defeating the only non-Romanian player, "DreamLikeMe", in the final heads-up. The runner-up received $3,031 plus $768 for knocking out some players in the progress. The winner got themselves $4,209 plus the biggest bounty of all; $2,970.

888poker XL Inferno #4 - $30,000 PKO Final Table Results

PositionPlayerCountryPrizeBounty
1FishTankHeroRomania$4,209$2,970
2DreamLikeMe-$3,031$768
3Seri192Romania$2,245$196
4ingeruRO14Romania$1,684$690
5CoCoMicRomania$1,179$451
619Punisher02Romania$954$846
7VanVogtDenmark$730$75
8WHATaDREAMBrazil$505$632
9jopski1Finland$317$390

888poker XL Inferno #5 - $20,000 Mini PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$22May 151,607$32,140

At the same time as the XL Inferno #4, the XL Inferno #5 - $20,000 Mini PKO started. After the registration period was over, there were 1,607 entries. The total prize pool was $32,140 with a first-place prize of $2,774.

After the elimination of "Nezuki" (9th place, $177+$47), "Dhanraj_Seth" (8th place, $313+$146) and "OneTime_87" (7th place, $474+$240), "MuAAer888" had to settle for 6th place ($635+$383).

"Savchenko1" went out in 5th place ($795+$160) while "Def4eg364" went out in 4th place ($1,118+$309). "Quaade73" settled for third, receiving $1,527 plus $538 in bounties.

The heads-up was between "willemwoles" and "mihaimar92". In the end, it was the Russian player "willemwoles" who won the event for $2,774 plus $1,779 while the runner-up received $2,009 and $527.

888poker XL Inferno #5 - $20,000 Mini PKO Final Table Results

PositionPlayerCountryPrizeBounty
1willemwolesRussia$2,774$1,779
2mihaimar92Romania$2,009$527
3Quaade73Denmark$1,527$538
4Def4eg364Russia$1,118$309
5Savchenko1Russia$795$160
6MuAAer888Russia$635$383
7OneTime_87Germany$474$240
8Dhanraj_SethIndia$313$146
9NezukiRussia$177$47

888poker XL Inferno #6 - $15,000 Late PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$33May 15672$20,160

"barneslad123" from the United Kingdom won the XL Inferno #6 - $15,000 Late PKO, a tournament with a buy-in of $33. He defeated a field of 672 players, beating "Joe_Ex0tic" in the final heads-up. The British player took home the first-place prize of $1,905 and a bounty of $1,548. The runner-up had to settle for $1,396 plus $382.

888poker XL Inferno #6 - $15,000 Late PKO Final Table Results

PositionPlayerCountryPrizeBounty
1barneslad123United Kingdom$1,905$1,548
2Joe_Ex0tic-$1,396$382
3KiddPTBrazil$1,028$115
4Oknice88Taiwan$776$77
5MirogSuarezBrazil$544$360
6Str8Rippin-$428$372
7the0neufearCanada$328$98
8PSchwegAA-$227$294
9Scottdj4444New Zealand$154$288

Full 2020 888poker XL Inferno Schedule

DateEventTimeNameBuy-inGuarantee
16th May718:008-Max$109$30,000
 818:00Mini 8-Max$8.80$10,000
 920:00Late 8-Max$55$15,000
17th May1018:00Tune Up$109$150,000
 1118:00Mini Tune Up$16.50$50,000
 1218:30Micro Tune Up$5.50$15,000
 1320:00Late Tune Up$55$20,000
18th May1418:00R&A Event$33$20,000
 1518:00Mini R&A$5.50$10,000
 1619:00Late R&A$16.50$15,000
19th May1718:00High Roller$320$100,000
 1818:00Mini High Roller$55$30,000
 1920:00Late High Roller$109$20,000
20th May2018:00PKO$109$50,000
 2118:00Mini PKO$16.50$20,000
 2220:00Late PKO$33$10,000
21st May2318:00PKO 8-Max$160$50,000
 2418:00Mini PKO 8-Max$22$20,000
 2520:00Late PKO 8-Max$55$20,000
22nd May2617:00DeepStack$55$30,000
 2717:00Mini DeepStack$16.50$20,000
 2819:00Late DeepStack$33$15,000
23rd May2918:006-Max$109$30,000
 3018:00Mini 6-Max$16.50$20,000
 3120:00Late 6-Max$55$15,000
24th May3217:00Main Event$250$500,000
 3317:30Mini Main Event$33$50,000
 3418:00Micro Main Event$5.50$20,000

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Join 888poker and see if you can qualify for one of the big buy-in XL Inferno events and take one down under the watchful eyes of the PokerNews live reporters.


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