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888poker 2017 Super XL Series Day 3: "DrMikee" Wins Crazy 8 Event for $20,009.60

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  • Six new events made the tourney schedule for Day 3 of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series.

On the third day of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series, the players couldn't be more excited! There was a total of six new events on the schedule with tournaments for all kinds of players. Do you want to know who celebrated this weekend with a big result? Check out the results for Day 3 of the tournament series.

Event #6 $40,000 Super XL - Octopus

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$200+15Jan. 21313$99,200

The third day of the series started off with one of the bigger events so far; the $40,000 Super XL - Octopus. A total of 313 players registered for this $215 event and they created a total prize pool of $99,200.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1PuntSonPuntCzech Republic$19,344
2johko92Finland$13,384
3easylimp888United Kingdom$10,912
4BringItOn313Finland$7,936
5deepincidurrUnited Kingdom$5,456
6summuNNNUnited Kingdom$3,968
7A.MeroneMalta$2,976
8ZDamianPoland$2,480

On the final table of this tournament, all players were guaranteed at least $2,480 but they were playing for the first prize of $19,344. After losing "ZDamian" (eighth - $2,480), "A.Merone" (seventh - $2,976), "summuNNN" (sixth - $3,968) and "deepincidurr" (fifth - $5,456), the tournament was down to the final four players.

"BringItOn313" would miss the final three and he got $7,936 for fourth place. After that "easylimp888" finished in third for $10,912 and the final two players played for the XL Series title and the first prize. "johko92" from Finland couldn't finish the job as he lost against "PuntSonPunt" from the Czech Republic, who won this big event for $19,344!

Event #7 $20,000 Super XL - Saturday R&A

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$50+5Jan. 21421$47,100

The next tournament on the schedule was the $20,000 Super XL - Saturday R&A where 421 players competed for the first prize of $9,038.49. Each player who made the final table received at least $781.86, but they all wanted to win the title and that first-place prize.

In the end, it was "Erik_Ajax" from the Netherlands who finished the job after beating Brazilian player "yhsimplicio". The runner-up received $6,711.45 for this result, while the Dutchman got the first prize of $9,038.49.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Erik_AjaxNetherlands$9,038.49
2yhsimplicioBrazil$6,711.45
3gharttCanada$4,945.50
4ZDamianPoland$3,768
5Sticker1994Poland$2,637.60
6RodiskingDenmark$2,001.75
7SergeyRuskoRussia$1,530.75
8PulledPorkerCanada$1,059.75
9djknockoutUkraine$781.86

Event #8 $80,000 Super XL - Crazy 8

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$80+8Jan. 21855$108,160

888poker wouldn't be 888poker if there wasn't a Crazy 8 event scheduled. 855 players paid $88 to play in this tournament, creating a prize pool of $108,160. That prize pool made for a first place prize of $20,009.60! Every finalist would receive at least $1,644.03 for making the final table.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1DrMikeeUruguay$20,009.60
2selouan1991Brazil$14,417.72
3normannollyUkraine$10,816
48varethikaGreece$8,112
5GoLearnKidBrazil$5,408
6ibustya888Austrai$3,785.60
7CoCoMicRomania$2,433.60
8a36ykaBelarus$1,644.03

After losing "FU_I_M_ICM" in ninth place, the tournament reached the final table. First to go was "a36yka" from Belarus, but he wouldn't end the night on a downer as he would go on to win Event #11 not much later. "CoCoMic" (seventh - $2,433.60) and "ibustya888" (sixth - $3,785.60) followed the Event #11 winner to the rail.

From there on, the Brazilian player "GoLearnKid" finished in fifth place for $5,408, while "8varethika" from Greece received $8,112 for getting fourth place. The final three players got a five-figure score, but that was it for Ukrainian player "normannolly" who finished third for $10,816.

The deciding heads-up between "selouan1991" and "DrMikee" was a battle between Brazil and Uruguay. The latter mentioned was the luckiest, or strongest, player of the tournament because he would take it all after beating his Brazilian opponent. DrMikee received a total prize money of $20,009.60 while selouan1991 got $14,417.72 for finishing in second place.

Event #9 $15,000 Super XL - Mini Crazy 8

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$8+0.80Jan. 212,228$29,096

For the players who couldn't afford the big buy in Crazy 8 tournament, a smaller edition started with a buy-in of $8.80. A massive 2,228 players competed for the prize pool of $29,096.

After more than eleven hours, it was Brazilian player "fjreis" who took the victory and first prize of $3,666.67. Heads-up he made a deal with his German opponent, "tm2161", who received $3,655.21 for second place.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1fjreisBrazil$3,666.67
2tm2161Germany$3,655.21
3Ti0373Russia$2,036.72
4rrstar79United Kingdom$1,454.80
5tragicheroCzech Republic$1,163.84
60ndrejCzech Republic$872.88
7TemmiOjossaFinland$581.92
8purpleturtleUnited Kingdom$290.96

Event #10 $25,000 Super XL - Saturday Challenge

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$50+5Jan. 21850$42,500

At 20:35 GMT, 850 players started the 10th event of the series: the $25,000 Super XL - Saturday Challenge. They all paid their buy-in of $55 to create a prize pool of $42,500, making for a first-place prize of $7,692.50.

On the final table, it was "Tacuara87" from the Czech Republic who was the best player. He made it to the final heads up against "not_the_same." Nobody could stop Tacuara87 on his way to victory and he defeated his opponent to secure himself the victory and the aforementioned first-place prize of $7,692.50.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Tacuara87Czech Republic$7,692.50
2not_the_sameCosta Rica$5,525
3ikkyuuGermany$4,143.75
4skittlez_gCanada$3,102.50
5pokerdave128United Kingdom$2,188.75
6R0bis5sPeru$1,763.75
7therudimeerCanada$1,338.75
8PotovicsCzech Republic$939.25
94etkuu_tunRussia$544

Event #11 $15,000 Super XL - Turbo Crazy 8

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$50+5Jan. 21352$25,050

Last but not least there was a Turbo edition of the Crazy 8 tournament. A total of 352 players paid $55 to create a total prize pool of $25,050, which made a $4,822.12 first prize for the winner of the event.

Event 8 finalist "a36yka" from Belarus took down the lot. He defeated "Wikedd" from Finland to get himself a Super XL title and a nice payday.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1a36ykaBelarus$4,822.12
2WikeddFinland$3,569.62
3gizz888ttiRussia$2,692.87
4zzagnuxSwitserland$1,941.37
5hihighlionNetherlands$1,315.12
6ScratchyRCzech Republic$939.37
7haha_mUCK_ITUkraine$688.87
8MaklubeDenmark$563.62

Leaderboard

The leaderboard after Day 3 was dominated by players from the Czech Republic with "PuntSonPunt" leading the way:

PlacePlayerCountryPoints
1PuntSonPuntCzech Republic513.24
2trojanmouseCzech Republic436.64
3Tacuara87Czech Republic374.86
4AMG_peopleUkraine352.16
5MindcrushersCanada351.15
6a36ykaBelarus344.79
7R0bis5sLatvia341.91
8Ti0373Russian Federation341.73
9TheRudimeerCanada328.46
10DrMiKeeUruguay323.35

Upcoming Tournaments

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-in
Jan. 2215:45Event #12 $35,000 Super XL - Sunday Breeze$55
 17:30Event #13 $150,000 Super XL - Mega Deep$215
 18:00Event #14 $250,000 Super XL - Tune Up$160
 18:00Event #15 $50,000 Super XL - Mini Tune Up$12
 18:30Event #16 $35,000 Super XL - Sunday Monsoon$55
 19:00Event #17 $200,000 Super XL - Whale$600
 19:35Event #18 $100,000 Super XL - Sunday Challenge$90
 20:30Event #19 $50,000 Super XL - Turbo Mega Deep$215
 19:35Mega Satellite to Main Event - 15 seats GTD$160
 21:00Event #20 $30,000 Super XL - Turbo Tune Up$55
 22:00Event #21 $10,000 Super XL - Super Turbo Tune Up$75
    
Jan. 2319:00Event #22 $15,000 Super XL - Omaha Event$109
 19:00Event #23 $5,000 Super XL - Mini Omaha Event$12
 19:35Event #24 $10,000 Super XL - Monday Royal$22
 19:35Event #25 $10,000 Super XL - Monday Flush$22
 20:00Event #26 $15,000 Super XL - Snap Event$55
 20:00Event #27 $5,000 Super XL - Mini Snap Event$5
    
Jan. 2419:00Event #28 $350,000 Super XL - High Roller$2,100
 19:00Event #29 $100,000 Super XL - Mini High Roller$215
 19:35Event #30 $40,000 Super XL - Tuesday Challenge$109
 21:00Event #31 $50,000 Super XL - Turbo High Roller$160
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