May 21, 2020

On the seventh day of the 888poker XL Inferno 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 over $10,000 including KO’s.

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888poker XL Inferno #20 – $50,000 PKO
Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool $109May 20567$56,700

The biggest winner on Day 9 was crowned in the XL Inferno #20 – $50,000 PKO. In this tournament, there were 567 players, creating a prize pool of $56,700. This money was divided into the final 54 players, with every finalist getting $471.

After “V.BlomFan” busted in 10th place, the tournament reached the final table. First, “33betwizkid” left the building after busting in ninth place ($471+$534) and the British player was followed by “Mahmoudpoker” (eighth, $638+$38), “Nooitmeerweg” (seventh, $921+$533), “Sianarthur” (sixth, $1,205+$425) and “luckypanch75” (fifth, $1,588+$422).

With just four players left, “BUCKEDURNAN” was knocked out in fourth place for $2,268 plus $1,413 in KO’s. Shortly after, “Boifix18” busted in third place and received a prize of $2,977 plus $2,237 in KO’s. The final heads-up between “pow_indacage” and “Mrpop01” started shortly after.

In the end, “Mrpop01” won the event for $5,440 plus $4,603, while runner-up received $4,040 plus $523.

888poker XL Inferno Event #20 – $50,000 PKO Final Table Results
PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBounty 1Mrpop01United Kingdom$5,440$4,603 2pow_indacage-$4,040$523 3Boifix18-$2,977$2,237 4BUCKEDURNANUnited Kingdom$2,268$1,413 5luckypanch75Ukraine$1,588$422 6SianarthurUnited Kingdom$1,205$425 7Nooitmeerweg-$921$533 8MahmoudpokerMorocco$638$38 933betwizkidUnited Kingdom$471$534

888poker XL Inferno #21 – $20,000 Mini PKO
Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool $16.50May 201,726$25,905

There was also a Mini Edition of the PKO on the schedule for the players who couldn’t afford the biggest buy-in ($109) of the day. To compete in this tournament, players had to pay the buy-in of $16.50 and there were 1,726 players competing for a prize pool of $25,905. Every finalist in this tournament would secure him- or herself of $142 but all eyes were on the top prize of $2,236 and the huge KO prize for the winner.

That top prize went to Swedish player “ailaroz” after beating “Semrafin81” in the deciding heads-up. The winner secured him- or herself of $2,236 plus $1,284 while the runner-up received $1,619 plus $480.

888poker XL Inferno Event #21 – $20,000 Mini PKO Final Table Results
PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBounty 1ailarozSweden$2,236$1,284 2Semrafin81United Kingdom$1,619$480 3Tambu999Latvia$1,230$338 4papa_afUkraine$901$360 5LegoMyNegoCanada$641$180 6AUTISPOSTIMalta$512$219 7icf043Russia$382$129 8Cragles97United Kingdom$253$185 9aenderiasaeBrazil$142$307

888poker XL Inferno #22 – $10,000 Late PKO
Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool $33May 20637$19,110

Another winner was crowned in the XL Inferno #22 – $10,000 Late PKO, where 637 players competed to create a prize pool of $19,110.

After just seven hours and 53 minutes, it was United Kingdom’s “GeeTeeWoah” who took the title and the first-place prize of $1,816 plus $1,336. The Brit defeated Russia’s “Pasha813” in the deciding heads-up after regular “_zarkou_” from Finland finished in third place.

888poker XL Inferno Event #22 – $10,000 Late PKO Final Table Results
PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBounty 1GeeTeeWoahUnited Kingdom$1,816$1,335 2Pasha813Russia$1,338$922 3_zarkou_Finland$979$71 4Artemka168Russia$745$375 5JamzMTLCanada$526$167 6willemwolesRussia$406$223 7buzajr1Romania$311$188 8TemuRRR-$215$175 9DaniMora19Costa Rica$159$263
Full 2020 888poker XL Inferno Schedule
DateEventTimeNameBuy-inGuarantee 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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