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888poker XL Eclipse Day 14: 'Kaktus26rus' Becomes First Three-Time Winner

888poker XL Eclipse Day 14
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  • The #888poker XL Eclipse series culminates today with the $1,050 Main Event that guarantees $1.5 million.

The final Saturday of the 888poker XL Eclipse Series saw 13 events come to completion, with the XL Eclipse #176 - $60,000 6-Max as one of the highlights of the day. The biggest winner on Saturday was crowned in this event with the first prize of $18,183.

The exciting XL Eclipse series culminates on Sunday with a $1,050 Main Event that guarantees $1.5 million, along with several the $200,000 Mini Main Event with a $215 buy in and the $50,000 Micro Main Event with a $30 buy-in. The Main Event is expected to draw the biggest names in online poker, along with many players who qualified in for a fraction of the buy-in. Be sure to follow all of the action here at the PokerNews Live Reporting page.

Here's a look at all of the results from Saturday.

XL Inferno #168 - $15,000 Lightning 6-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109September 23112$17,600

The first winner of the day was crowned in the XL Eclipse #168 - $10,000 Lightning 6-Max. It was Russia's "Kaktus26rus" who won the tournament and received the first prize of $4,576, also becoming the first three-time champ of this series. "Kaktus26rus" won Event #121: $15,000 Breeze for $3,134, and the took down Event #152: $100,000 Quarterback for $21,099 after beating WSOP bracelet winner Chris "NigDawG" Brammer heads up.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1Kaktus26rusRussia$4,576
2Jupp_shipptsAustria$3,080
3luffEEELatvia$2,288
4xulitoooUnited Kingdom$1,496
5ICOACHMTTNorway$1,144
6SERGEYNELRussia$792

XL Eclipse #169 - $15,000 Breeze

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55September 23268$15,000

The other regular tournament on the schedule, the XL Eclipse #169 - $15,000 Breeze, saw "moments3" from Greece snagging the title and first prize of $3,068.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1moments3Greece$3,068
2panBajorsLithuania$2,250
3abmarinRussia$1,695
4durrrchfallGermany$1,275
5loidsxxNorway$870
6NVladislav78Russia$675
7ManhalhamadeArabia$525
8fishyfishy.Romania$375
9ihavenobossCosta Rica$285

XL Eclipse #170 - $50,000 Octopus

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$215September 23217$72,200

At 17:00 GMT, the XL Eclipse #170 - $50,000 Octopus started with 217 players. 144 rebuys were used to create a total prize pool of $72,200. Every player at the final table would receive at least $1,986.

Latvia's "varonislv" won the final heads-up, receiving the first prize of $14,621. Runner-up "abmarin" had to settle for a prize of $11,191.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1varonislvLatvia$14,621
2abmarinRussia$11,191
38myl8m8Sweden$8,303
4KURDEdersimSweden$6,137
5ihavenobossCosta Rica$3,971
6chazcombesUnited Kingdom$3,249
7ARARAT800Sweden$2,527
8drupaluckerRussia$1,986

XL Eclipse #171 - $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30September 23513$15,000
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1g3r4rrrrPeru$2,835
2Agsur_SeniMalta$2,078
3YouremagicalMexico$1,530
4TankeViciusMorocco$1,155
5GeniusMax69Netherlands$810
6Makarios007Germany$638
7PeraAntic888Slovakia$488
8PGergo11Czech Republic$338
9cmonsadboyRomania$230

XL Eclipse #172 - $20,000 Crocodile

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$160September 23157$23,550

The XL Eclipse #172 - $20,000 Crocodile attracted a field of 157 players, creating a prize pool of $23,550. The top earner in this tournament was Russia's "ribamech15" who defeated "josef_shvejk" heads-up to claim $5,063.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1ribamech15Russia$5,063
2josef_shvejkRussia$3,650
3AvskedadSweden$2,767
4Melka83United Arib Emirates$2,061
5HappyHour4UUnited Kingdom$1,413
6IamtryingLithuania$1,178
7veeeaRussia$942
8DaPenguin213Costa Rica$707
9T54_IS_A_FAGCanada$471

XL Eclipse #173 - $25,000 Saturday R&A

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55September 23204$25,000

The XL Eclipse #173 - $25,000 Saturday R&A generated a prize pool of $25,250 and it was Ukraine's "tTtexa" who was crowned as the winner for $5,375.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1tTtexaUkraine$5,375
2omgjefmonierCanada$3,875
3ARARAT800Sweden$2,938
4hateVAMOSRussia$2,188
5eltxupacabraCzech Republic$1,500
6OiNKOinkOinkGermany$1,250
7WaldurGermany$1,000
8RAGATTACKDenmark$750
9kinsQRussia$500

XL Eclipse #174 - $15,000 Swordfish

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30September 23477$15,000
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
122theman22Canada$2,850
2honrado613United Kingdom$2,100
3LittlePaul27United Kingdom$1,538
4Psykee86Czech Republic$1,170
5IlovetyumenRussia$825
6QuickyNR1Netherlands$638
7ScarRebelzSlovakia$488
82701maroCroatia$338
9oreinuNetherlands$249

XL Eclipse #175 - $20,000 Monsoon

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55September 23369$20,000
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1SirHennieNetherlands$3,838
2NumbeeerONEKazakstan$2,850
3dkfdyulrUkraine$2,100
4LeChiffre19Germany$1,600
5n0sferatvPeru$1,120
6Stuky_1Colombia$850
7dubz7130Germany$650
8LoggganLatvia$450
9morewaterDenmark$332

XL Eclipse #176 - $60,000 6-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$160September 23310$82,650

The biggest winner on the 14th day of the series came from the XL Eclipse #176 - $60,000 6-Max. In this tournament, 310 players competed for a prize pool of $82,650 with the first prize of $18,183. The most money went to Brazil's "Grobbshinit" who defeated "Lucky.Winner" in the deciding heads-up.

PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1GrobbshinitBrazil$18,183
2Lucky.WinnerCzech Republic$12,687
3TrollKonst8Sweden$9,505
4RuSeriousoOGermany$6,612
5prebzzzNorway$4,959
6dalgoy7koCzech Republic$3,306

XL Eclipse #177 - $15,000 Mini 6-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$30September 23498$15,000
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1fjreisBrazil$2,903
2Jepser8Netherlands$2,153
3Akhtar78Macau$1,613
4Bronko9Germany$1,110
5MoKr93Lithuania$795
6BernardoBGBrazil$510

XL Eclipse #178 - $25,000 Saturday Challenge

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55September 23425$29,000
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1n0sferatvPeru$5,565
2vezecoUkraine$4,133
3AllorNuffinkUnited Kingdom$3,045
4wusch31Germany$2,320
5mr_runnerupLatvia$1,624
6PabloCasla12Argentina$1,233
7agrooposum1Russia$943
8nasa1391South Korea$653
9gmsimio23Romania$481

XL Eclipse #179 - $15,000 Tornado

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109September 23102$15,000
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PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1simoneblondiDenmark$3,750
2eltxupacabraCzech Republic$2,550
3fuzzybrushUnited Kingdom$1,950
4FukurukuUkraine$1,388
5MattyBoiGeeCanada$975
6serg3ntUnited Kingdom$788
7ckb4714United Kingdom$638
8ElGradienteRussia$525
9patrickhenryCanada$413

XL Eclipse #180 - $10,000 Turbo 6-Max

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$55September 23226$11,300
PlacePlayerCountyPrize
1TTliquorshopUkraine$2,599
2ARARAT800Sweden$1,808
3KuglelynDenmark$1,356
4KlossemajorSweden$904
5nitemare68United Kingdom$678
6progree69Argentina$463

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