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888poker XL Winter Day 7: "Miroslavas28" Puts Lithuania on the Map with a Big PKO Win

XL Winter at 888poker

The inaugural XL Winter Series has been off to a great start at 888poker has been a huge success so far.

Wednesday was PKO day with all three XL Winter events on tap featuring a progressive knockout format.

Lithuania's "Miroslavas28" was the top earner of the day after shipping the XL Winter #20 - $30,000 PKO for $7,398.

Read all about who all the big winners were on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020.

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XL Winter #20 - $30,000 PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$109Dec. 16388$38,800

The XL Winter #20 - $30,000 PKO, featuring a $109 buy-in, was the biggest of the three events on Wednesday. The $30,000 guarantee was smashed by nearly 30 percent after 388 entries got into the action to generate a $38,800 prize pool.

The Baltic country of Lithuania had its first winner during the XL Winter festival after shipping the event for $7,398 ($3,226 prize + $4,172 in bounties) after nearly eight hours of play.

While "KwiacurVR6" was unable to get the victory, this player did finish in second place for the same $3,226 in prize money. However, the bounty was a much smaller $616 to bring the total prize of $3,842 for nearly half of what "Miroslavas28" collected.

Meanwhile, United Kingdom's "33betwizkid" was also on the podium and collected the bronze prize of $2,839 which includes $1,971 in prize money and $868 in bounties.

888poker XL Winter #20 - $30,000 PKO Final Table Results

PositionPlayerCountryPrizeBountyTotal Prize
PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountiesTotal Prize
1Miroslavas28Lithuania$3,226$4,172$7,398
2KwiacurVR6Unknown$3,226$616$3,842
333betwizkidUnited Kingdom$1,971$868$2,839
4creosbaldoBrazil$1,428$585$2,013
5Tuna_loverUnited Kingdom$1,040$605$1,645
6dulek_jasonUnknown$768$645$1,414
7IbbzaSweden$563$519$1,081
8bernHardAGermany$419$288$707
9WackyJaxonLithuania$310$395$706

XL Winter #21 - $15,000 Mini PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$16.50Dec. 151,287$19,305

Romania's "85bogdy" outlasted a big field of 1,287 entrants to win the XL Winter #21 - $15,000 Mini PKO for $1,222 in prize money and $1,058 in bounties for a total haul of $2,280 after nearly 8 1/2 hours of play.

This player bested Denmark's "bagedag" in heads-up play. "bagedag" collected a healthy consolation prize of $1,751, which included $1,220 in prize money and $531 in bounties.

"ApenManier" also reached the podium before bowing out in third place for $1,146 in total prizes.

888poker XL Winter #21 - $15,000 Mini PKO Final Table Results

PositionPlayerCountryPrizeBountyTotal Prize
185bogdyRomania$1,222$1,058$2,280
2bagedagDenmark$1,220$531$1,751
3ApenManierUnknown$758$388$1,146
4Mr.x0aoBrazil$557$31$588
5Jorgen "LzzonPoker" LarssonSweden$412$272$684
6FelipeWebBrazil$307$39$346
7bigwig8Canada$231$85$316
8nonedaRomania$175$75$250
9Mr.PommeroySweden$133$67$200

XL Winter #22 - $10,000 Late PKO

Buy-inDatePlayersPrize pool
$33Dec. 15506$15,180

The XL Winter #22 - $10,000 Late PKO was a huge success with 506 entrants generating a $15,180 prize pool to obliterate the $10,000 guarantee by more than 50 percent.

"JustTrappedU" shipped the event for $2,628 ($1,198 in prize money + $1,430 in bounties) after nearly 7 1/2 hours of play. This player defeated Romania's "ajambor" in heads-up play.

United Kingdom's "pro_active" just missed out on the top spots but did take third place for $911 in total prizes.

888poker XL Winter #22 - $10,000 Late PKO Final Table Results

PositionPlayerCountryPrizeBountyTotal Prize
1JustTrappedUUnknown$1,198$1,430$2,628
2ajamborRomania$1,197$435$1,631
3pro_activeUnited Kingdom$729$182$911
4TerryMooglerCanada$533$338$871
5FURITORomania$392$53$445
6Str8RippinUnknown$288$135$423
7Frefre113Malta$213$53$266
8Christopher "cunsy15" CunliffeUnited Kingdom$159$106$265
9WellbergBelarus$118$131$250

Full 888 XL Winter Schedule

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-inGTD
Dec. 106 p.m.XL Winter #1 - $50,000 Opening Event$109$50,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #2 - $15,000 Mini Opening Event$16.50$15,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #3 - $15,000 Late Opening Event$55$15,000
Dec. 116 p.m.XL Winter #4 - $30,000 PKO$55$30,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #5 - $15,000 Mini PKO$22$15,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #6 - $10,000 Late PKO$33$10,000
Dec. 126 p.m.XL Winter #7 - $30,000 8-Max$109$30,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #8 - $10,000 Mini 8-Max$12$10,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #9 - $15,000 Late 8-Max$55$15,000
Dec. 136 p.m.XL Winter #10 - $50,000 Tune Up$55$50,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #11 - $30,000 Mini Tune Up$16.5$30,000
 6:30 p.m.XL Winter #12 - $10,000 Micro Tune Up$5.5$10,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #13 - $20,000 Late Tune Up$55$20,000
Dec. 146 p.m.XL Winter #14 - $20,000 R&A Event$33$20,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #15 - $10,000 Mini R&A$5.50$10,000
 7 p.m.XL Winter #16 - $10,000 Late R&A$12$10,000
Dec. 156 p.m.XL Winter #17 - $50,000 High Roller$320$50,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #18 - $25,000 Mini High Roller$55$25,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #19 - $20,000 Late High Roller$109$20,000
Dec. 166 p.m.XL Winter #20 - $30,000 PKO$109$30,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #21 - $15,000 Mini PKO$16.50$15,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #22 - $10,000 Late PKO$33$15,000
Dec. 176 p.m.XL Winter #23 - $40,000 PKO 8-Max$160$40,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #24 - $15,000 Mini PKO 8-Max$22$15,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #25 - $15,000 Late PKO 8-Max$55$15,000
Dec. 185 p.m.XL Winter #26 - $25,000 PKO DeepStack$55$25,000
 5 p.m.XL Winter #27 - $15,000 Mini DeepStack$16.50$15,000
 7 p.m.XL Winter #28 - $10,000 Late DeepStack$33$10,000
Dec. 196 p.m.XL Winter #29 - $25,000 PKO 6-Max$109$25,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #30 - $15,000 Mini PKO 6-Max$16.50$15,000
 8 p.m.XL Winter #31- $15,000 Late PKO 6-Max$55$15,000
Dec. 205 p.m.XL Winter #32- $500,000 Main Event PKO$250$500,000
 5:30 p.m.XL Winter #33- $50,000 Mini Main Event PKO$33$50,000
 6 p.m.XL Winter #34- $15,000 Late Main Event PKO$5.5$15,000

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