The first weekend of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series is coming up, preceded by a quiet second day of the series on Friday. There were only two tournaments on the schedule. Who started his weekend with a nice payday on 888poker? Let's have look!
Event #4 $20,000 Super XL - Twins Royal
The first tournament of the second day was the $20,000 Super XL - Twins Royal, which had a buy-in of $50+5. In total 764 players registered for event number four of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series to create a total prize pool of $38,200.
|8||Renato "curioso24" Lezama||$840,40|
None of the 888poker Ambassadors played in this tournament, all probably taking a day off before a huge weekend on 888poker. Gary "grunner777" Runner almost made it to the final table of this event, but he finished in 10th position to become the final table bubble for $420.20.
Renato "curioso24" Lezama managed to make the final table, but he busted right after "Whispering_w" finished in ninth place. Lezama finished in eight place and got $840.40 for his result. After those bustouts, the tournament lost "frisni" (seventh - $1,222.40), "drkorn718" (sixth - $1,604.60), "spaarky777" (fifth - $1,986,40) and "tonbezerra" (fourth - $2,845.90) to reach the final three.
"YourNotSure" missed out on the deciding heads-up to finish in third for $3,781.80. The battle for victory was won by "AMG_people" to secure himself $7,009.70 while runner-up "PuntSonPunt" got $5,004.20 for his or her efforts.
Event #5: $20,000 Super XL - Twins Flush
The second and last tournament on Day 2 of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series was the $20,000 Super XL - Twins Flush. Six-hundred-and-ninety-four players registered for this tournament to create a prize pool of $34,700, almost double the guarantee of $20,000.
|4||Renato "curioso24" Lezama||$2,602.50|
888poker had a special promotion on Day 2 of the series with extra prizes for players who could cash, make the final table or win both tournaments. If a player could manage to win both they would win themselves $100,000! This almost impossible achievement wasn't managed by one player, but there was a story on Day 2.
After having finished in eight place in Event #4, Renato "curioso24" Lezama got himself a seat on the final table of Event #5 as well. He got a $2,100 seat for the High Roller-event and a $1,050 Main Event-ticket for that feat! After making his second final table of the day he got to take fourth place in this tournament for $2,602.50.
Following him to the rail was Latvian player "R0bis5s" who finished third for $3,470. The heads-up between "P0vorachivay" and "tttexa" was won by the Russian and for that he got $6,506.26 in prize money. tttxea from Ukraine couldn't complain because he got $4,684.50 for his second-place finish.
After the second day, the leaderboard is as follows with Event #4 winner, AMG_people, currently leading the way. Renato "curioso24" Lezama is now in sixth place after reaching those two final tables:
|Jan. 21||16:00||Event #6 $40,000 Super XL - Octopus||$215|
|17:40||Event #7 $20,000 Super XL - Saturday R&A||$55|
|19:00||Event #8 $80,000 Super XL - Crazy 8||$88|
|19:00||Event #9 $15,000 Super XL - Mini Crazy 8||$8.80|
|19:35||Event #10 $25,000 Super XL - Saturday Challenge||$55|
|21:00||Event #11 $15,000 Super XL - Turbo Crazy 8||$55|
|Jan. 22||15:45||Event #12 $35,000 Super XL - Sunday Breeze||$55|
|17:30||Event #13 $150,000 Super XL - Mega Deep||$215|
|18:00||Event #14 $250,000 Super XL - Tune Up||$160|
|18:00||Event #15 $50,000 Super XL - Mini Tune Up||$12|
|18:30||Event #16 $35,000 Super XL - Sunday Monsoon||$55|
|19:00||Event #17 $200,000 Super XL - Whale||$600|
|19:35||Event #18 $100,000 Super XL - Sunday Challenge||$90|
|20:30||Event #19 $50,000 Super XL - Turbo Mega Deep||$215|
|19:35||Mega Satellite to Main Event - 15 seats GTD||$160|
|21:00||Event #20 $30,000 Super XL - Turbo Tune Up||$55|
|22:00||Event #21 $10,000 Super XL - Super Turbo Tune Up||$75|
|Jan. 23||19:00||Event #22 $15,000 Super XL - Omaha Event||$109|
|19:00||Event #23 $5,000 Super XL - Mini Omaha Event||$12|
|19:35||Event #24 $10,000 Super XL - Monday Royal||$22|
|19:35||Event #25 $10,000 Super XL - Monday Flush||$22|
|20:00||Event #26 $15,000 Super XL - Snap Event||$55|
|20:00||Event #27 $5,000 Super XL - Mini Snap Event||$5|
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