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'Enigmasility' Wins 888poker's Super XL Series Main Event

888poker 2017 Super XL Series Main Event
  • After more than 12 hours of play, "Enigmasility" of Belarus emerged the victor.

After more than 12 hours of play, "Enigmasility" of Belarus emerged the victor in the $1,050 Event #58: $1,500,000 Super XL - Main Event for $262,200. The event attracted a massive field of 1,096 unique entrants, and with an additional 344 rebuys made, the event totaled 1,440 entries.

Among those in the field were a number 888poker Ambassadors: Natalie "888natalieH" Hof made the best run ending just shy of the top 50; Dominik "888Dominik" Nitsche and Bruno "brunof0ster" Foster both made the money as well but failed to make it past the top 100.

9Adrian "ADRI_ATM" Mateos$17,250

Among the household names making a deep run in the event was Uruguay's Fabrizio "DrMiKee" Gonzales, who has proved his game to be on point during this series. Today he was knocked out just eight places before what would've been his fourth final table during this year's Super XL.

With two tables left, the former EPT and WSOPE winner, Adrian "ADRI_ATM" Mateos, held the chip lead for some time. Even though the Spaniard did end up making the final table, he was eliminated after just one hand when his queen-ten suited couldn't connect against a pocket pair of sixes.

The elimination of "poohmanCZ" followed shortly after, before the fast placed play on the final table came to a complete halt. Chips were traded for close to 45 minutes before the eliminations started happening again.

When Swedish player "casinopro888" was finally knocked out shortly after 7 a.m. GMT, the final table caught fire. Within a couple of minutes, Dutchman "ROLDY18" was sent packing in sixth place after running pocket nines into jacks, and a few hands later, Argentina's "MechaREcorta" was eliminated when the {A-Hearts}{Q-Hearts} couldn't hold up in a head-to-head battle against the {A-Diamonds}{10-Clubs} of Enigmasility.

The very next hand, Enigmasility was gifted by Lady Luck yet again, hitting a lucky jack with ace-jack to end the run of countryman "spider4444."

The overwhelming chip lead became even bigger after disposing of "gusfraba99" in third place. In the final hand, the queen-ten of Enigmasility held up against the ten-seven of his opponent "GoMore21" on a ten-high board. Enigmasility proved victorious, delivering a massive payday of $262,200.

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