888poker XL Inferno: Romania's "IlovePickles" Wins the $20,000 R&A Event

888poker XL Inferno: Romania's "IlovePickles" Wins the $20,000 R&A Event

On the fifth day of the 888poker XL Inferno Series, three new tournaments were played. Let's take a look who were crowned winners in these events on Monday.

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888poker XL Inferno #14 - $20,000 R&A Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$33May 18423$26,310

At 6:30 p.m. GMT, the $20,000 R&A event started and after the late registration period. There were 423 players who entered and they created a prize pool of $26,310 with 245 rebuys and 209 add-ons. The last 54 players of this event would get paid, but all eyes were on the final table.

After "lewgoochild" busted in 10th place, the remaining nine players went to the final table. On the final table, the tournament lost "str0ak" (ninth, $437), "Akpoborjeo47" (eight, $592) and "eliabys11" (seventh, $855) in quick succession. The last six players were guaranteed at least a four-figure score.

After that, "BailMeOut123" (sixth, $1,118), "RoxxyPou" (fifth, $1,473), "A. Jorginho" (fourth, $2,105) and "tutuia20" (third, $2,763) busted to get to the final heads-up between "virus1106" and "IlovePickles".

In the end, it was Romania's "IlovePickles" who finished on top to snag the first prize of $5,049. The other Romanian player, "virus1106", had to settle for second place ($3,749).

888poker XL Inferno #14 - $20,000 R&A Event Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1IlovePicklesRomania$5,049
2virus1106Romania$3,749
3tutuia20Brazil$2,763
4A. JorginhoRussia$2,105
5RoxxyPouCanada$1,473
6BailMeOut123Sweden$1,118
7eliabys11India$855
8Akpoborjeo47Germany$592
9str0akMoldavia$437

888poker XL Inferno #15 - Mini $10,000 R&A Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$5.50May 181,194$12,995

In the Mini edition of this event, 1,194 players competed and they created a prize pool of $12,995 with 919 rebuys and 486 add-ons. In the end, it was Ukrainian player "Spielerkind" who was crowned as a winner for $2,244. He or she defeated "Dinhocs" from Brazil, who had to settle for $1,624.

888poker XL Inferno #15 - Mini $10,000 R&A Event Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1SpielerKindUkraine$2,244
2DinhocsBrazil$1,624
3ryanfowler84United Kingdom$1,235
4reeviooUnited Kingdom$904
5meatdressUnited Kingdom$643
6zlatte_Sweden$513
7taniaalineBrazil$383
8Holly_Grail-$253
9MALPELLIKARussia$143

888poker XL Inferno #16 - Late $15,000 R&A Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$16.50May 18415$15,000

In the 888poker XL Inferno #16 - Late $15,000 R&A Event, there was a small overlay with 415 players, 277 rebuys, and 194 add-ons. It resulted in a final heads-up between "Sandilaulau" and "KissMyAcePP" who made a deal. The latter mentioned finished in second place for $2,222 while the Romanian winner received $2,794.

888poker XL Inferno #16 - Late $15,000 R&A Event Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1SandilaulauRomania$2,794*
2KissMyAcePPUkraine$2,222*
3RiLucasLithuania$1,575
4theaabestCanada$1,200
5just_beardRussia$840
6For1kUkraine$638
7jdbeniamCanada$488
8RDomesFaeroer Islands$338
9GettinPotCanada$249

*heads-up deal


Full 2020 888poker XL Inferno Schedule

DateEventTimeNameBuy-inGuarantee
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

You can qualify for the XL Inferno Main Event for free thanks to special qualifier tournaments running at 888poker. New depositing players receive a free ticket to a Main Event Qualifier in addition to a free $88 just for creating an account (this is a free £20 for residents of the UK). That first deposit is also matched 100% up to a maximum of $888, which is more than double the size of the bonus advertised on the 888poker website!

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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