On the sixth day of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series, the fans of high roller tournaments were in for a treat; the $2,100 High Roller was on schedule for Tuesday. Besides the high roller, there were also three other events played out, so there was a lot of money at stake. Do you want to know who won the most money? Let's have a look at the results of Day 6.
Event #28 $350,000 Super XL - High Roller
After more than 10 hours of play, Jonathan "chut_up" Van Fleet won the $2,100 Event #28: $350,000 Super XL - High Roller for $87,290. The event attracted 203 players for a total prize pool of $406,000.
Some of the best online poker tournament players in the poker world registered to the event. Well-known pros like Ole "olekonjole" Schemion, Nicolas "PKaiser" Fierro and Christopher "NigDawg" Brammer had a go at the most expensive tournament of the Super XL Series, however, was unable to make a deep run.
The eventual final table was also by no means lacking household names. The No. 1 ranked online tournament player in the world, Niklas "tutten7" Astedt, was long in contention for the title, but would eventually succumb to an eighth-place finish outlasting only Britain's "LAP1215" (ninth - $8,120) on the final table.
Costa Rican player "JAB888" was next to bust in seventh place for $16,240 before former EPT winner Frederik "Poelsetyv" Jensen followed suit in sixth place good for $20,300.
Shortly after Marton "WorldIsOurs" Czuczor (fifth - $24,360) fell to the ace-jack of Fabrizio "DrMiKee" Gonzalez before Romanian "glezna23" was sent to the rail in a coin flip against Van Fleet.
Even though Gonzalez knocked out Bernardo "bsdias" Dias in third place for $47,705, Van Fleet still held the chip lead as the players started heads-up play. In the very first hand, Gonzalez managed to level the playing field by doubling up with ace-seven against the pair of threes of Van Fleet, but Van Fleet took back the lead immediately and never looked back.
In the final hand, the king-seven of Van Fleet held up against the queen-jack of his opponent, and king high was enough to secure the victory and the $87,290 on top, while Gonzalez walked away with the runner-up prize of $62,930.
|1||Jonathan "chut_up" Van Fleet||$87,290|
|2||Fabrizio "DrMiKee" Gonzalez||$62,930|
|3||Bernardo "bsdias" Dias||$47,705|
|5||Marton "WorldIsOurs" Czuczor||$24,360|
|6||Frederik "Poelsetyv" Jensen||$20,300|
|8||Niklas "tutten7" Astedt||$12,180|
Event #29 $100,000 Super XL - Mini High Roller
For the players who couldn't afford to play the $2,100 High Roller, there was a Mini High Roller with a buy-in of $215. In total, 639 players registered for this tournament to create a $127,800 prize pool with a first-place prize of $20,323.90. After the elimination of Canada's "kamexxx" in third place for $12,907.80, the last two players competed for victory.
Before starting with their heads-up battle, United Kingdom's "carpediem14" and Sweden's "StorValle" agreed to a deal. While "carpediem14" secured most of the money in the deal, he wasn't able to secure the victory. He received $21,326.12 while "StorValle" was awarded $20,323.90 after defeating his opponent.
Event #30 $40,000 Super XL - Tuesday Challenge
A total of 713 players ponied up the $109 buy-in to play in Event #30 $40,000 Super XL - Tuesday Challenge to almost double the guaranteed prize pool of $40,000. In total, there was $71,300 to share between the final 90 players of this tournament. The lion's share of this prize pool, $13,368.75, went to Thailand's "not_the_same." He finished on top after almost 13 hours of play, defeating Russia's "AfraidBubble" in the deciding heads-up battle.
|5||usameeta||Verenigde Arabische Emiraten||$3,743.25|
Event #31 $50,000 Super XL - Turbo High Roller
The final event to kick off on the sixth day of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series was the $50,000 Super XL - Turbo High Roller. A total of 371 players bought in for the $160 entry fee to create a $55,650 prize pool.
After "IT0mmyGUNI" busted on the bubble for the final table, the tournament reached the final nine. From there, "Sinatra48" lost in ninth place for $923.79, while "Hitchsslap" went out in eight for $1,604.25. Bryan "DePittsterje" Paris (seventh - $1,808.62), "Ph4N888" (sixth - $2,365.12) and "ScratchyR" (fifth - $3,116.40) were also sent to the rail before the tournament reached the final stage.
United Kingdom's "preyondaline" finished in fourth place for $4,452, before "overthetop43" busted in third place to collect $5,843.25. With stacks short during heads-up play, the final two players, "sally_os" (first - $9,831.05) and "obvo4sal" (second - $8,778.37) agreed to a heads-up deal.
|7||Bryan "DePittsterje" Paris||Canada||$1,808.62|