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888poker 2017 Super XL Series Day 5: Germany's 'Xp3ctNoMerc1' Wins First Omaha Event

888poker 2017 Super XL Series Day 5
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  • Let's check out if any players had a 'case of the Mondays' at the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series.

After a great first weekend of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series, the players couldn't get much rest before the series continued on Monday. There were six new events starting and all of them played down to a winner within a day. Who started out the week with a great Monday? Let's see the results.

Event #22 $15,000 Super XL - Omaha Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$109Jan. 23164$24,500

A new day of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series started with the $109 Omaha Event, the highest buy-in event of Day 5. A total 164 paid this amount of money to play this event to create a prize pool of $24,500. For the winner of this event, there was a first prize of $5,635 while the six finalists would all be guaranteed at least $1,004.50.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Xp3ctNoMerc1Germany$5,635
2EvnomiYaRussia$3,920
3PARARANGEGermany$2,940
4BrttyySweden$1,960
5hajniakPoland$1,470
6utex77Austria$1,004.50

When the tournament was down to seven players they were on the final table bubble. Finnish player "kyosti_i" missed out on the official final table after he busted in seventh place for $698.25. On the final table, the tournament saw "utex77" and "hajniak" bust in quick succession to get down to four players.

From there on "Brttyy" busted in fourth place for $1,960 and "PARARANGE" from Germany didn't make the final heads-up after finishing in third place for $2,940. The heads-up between "EvnomiYa" and "Xp3ctNoMerc1" played until 05:27 GMT and the latter won it for $5,635.

Event #23 $5,000 Super XL - Mini Omaha Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$12Jan. 23433$6,899.70

For the players who couldn't afford the Omaha Event, there was a Mini Omaha Event starting at the same time. The buy-in for this event was just $12 and in total 433 players registered to build a prize pool of $6,899.70. After seven hours, the tournament crowned a winner after a heads-up deal; Czech Republic's "Der_Baron32" won Event #23 for $1,249.63.

Dutch runner-up "h12star" finished in second place and got $1,151.86 after the deal.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Der_Baron32Czech Republic$1,249.63
2h12starNetherlands$1,151.86
3MuhubanaShekCzech Republic$758.96
4quahaBelarus$524.37
5theslothpackMalta$382.93
6magigydraGermany$244.93

Event #24 $10,000 Super XL - Monday Royal

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$22Jan. 23968$19,360

At 20:35 GMT there were 968 players starting in Event #24 of the tournament series - the Monday Royal. The guaranteed prize pool of $10,000 was almost doubled to $19,360. The first prize was $3,484.80. "tuanpham81" from the Netherlands won that exact figure as he defeated "mkyplain" from Canada in the deciding battle after more than eight hours.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1tuanpham81Netherlands$3,484.80
2mkyplainCanada$2,516.80
3RazvybRomania$1,877.92
4GoFighTerBelarus$1,403.60
5TOP1LTULithuania$975.74
6ForeverpunkGermany$774.40
7tikanis2Germany$580.80
8newty_musicCanada$387.20
91OdessaUkraine$232.20
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Event #25 $10,000 Super XL - Monday Flush

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$22Jan. 23905$18,100

On Monday it wasn't a day of five-figure prizes and Event #25 wasn't any different. Nine-hundred-and-five players registered for the Monday Flush with a buy-in of $22 to create a total prize pool of $18,100. There was an original first prize of $3,258 but no one received this amount of money.

The last four players made a deal where third-place finisher "alexeiv2009" got the most money - $2,366.43. The honors and the XL Series title were for "alwaysstrap" from the Czech Republic, who got $2,243.22 in prize money.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1alwaysstrapCzech Republic$2,243.22
2KellerAGermany$2,023.15
3alexeiv2009Russia$2,366.43
4relyinonluckUnited Kingdom$2,046.15
5sirkarevRussia$912.24
6BYLIACanada$731.24
7kikasazvSlovakia$550.24
8Erik_AjaxNetherlands$371.05
9Nzol888Ukraine$226.25

Event #26 $15,000 Super XL - Snap Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$55Jan. 23252$20,650

For the fans of Turbo tournaments, there was Event #26 $15,000 Super XL - Snap Event. In this tournament, the blinds increased every six minutes so the tournament got down from 252 players to a winner in just three hours and 10 minutes. Those players all paid $55 to compete in this event and it created a first-place prize of $4,222.92.

Poland's "Slipknott14" will be a fan of Turbo tournaments after this day because he finished up top. He made a deal with his last competitor "Gagagawa" and received $3,737.06. The runner-up from Norway had to settle for a prize of $3,583.47.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Slipknott14Poland$3,737.06
2GagagawaNorway$3,583.47
3NevilleWeeeeBrazil$2,333.45
4gandalf_mrsUnited Kingdom$1,755.25
5Srdn77Russia$1,197.70
6jnboyeNorway$929.25
7PonyDarkerCzech Republic$722.75
8HappyHour4UUnited Kingdom$516.25
9krystek1212Poland$392.35

Event #27 $5,000 Super XL - Mini Snap Event

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize Pool
$5Jan. 231,011$7,402.85

The fifth day of the series was completed by a Mini Snap Event with a buy-in of $5. A massive field of 1,011 players registered for this tournament and it only took four hours and one minute to get a winner. "nitur" from Malta won the first prize of $1,332.51 after defeating Norway's "tassenusen" in the heads-up.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1niturMalta$1,332.51
2tassenusenNorway$949.78
3Torreli1111Czech Republic$710.67
4v1966Russia$533
5BerillusGermany$370.14
6PumpkinKingUnited Kingdom$296.11
7heldoorNorway$222.08
8Boysibad888Netherlands$148.05
9dvakubaUkraine$88.83
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Leaderboard

PlacePlayerPoints
1PuntSonPunt728.02
2Mindcrushers715.16
3GoFighTer655.64
4DrMiKee624.11
5trojanmouse621.89
6Ti0373594.97
7summuNNN591.45
8TheRudimeer576.90
9Tacuara87523.84
10b.szaszko521.26

Upcoming Tournaments

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-in
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
    
Jan. 2519:00Event #32 $50,000 Super XL - 8-Max$109
 19:00Event #33 $10,000 Super XL - Mini 8-Max$12
 19:35Event #34 $25,000 Super XL - Wednesday Challenge$35
 21:00Event #35 $8,000 Super XL - Turbo 8-Max$30
    
Jan. 260:00Event #36 $20,000 Super XL - Americas Event$160
 2:00Event #37 $5,000 Super XL - Turbo Americas Event$55
 18:00Event #38 $50,000 Super XL - R&A Event$55
 18:00Event #39 $10,000 Super XL - Mini R&A Event$5
 19:00Event #40 $100,000 Super XL - Quarterback$215
 19:00Event #41 $30,000 Super XL - Mini Quarterback$44
 19:35Event #42 $25,000 Super XL - Thursday Challenge$12
 21:00Event #43 $30,000 Super XL - Turbo Quarterback$109
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