Day 1 Completed
|Blinds||125,000 / 250,000|
Day 1 Completed
After more than 13 hours of play, the XL Inferno #1 - $100,000 Opening Event finally crowned a winner. It was "pshyoagromor" from Ukraine who claimed the victory and the first prize of $22,266 after beating "_Lord_Xenu_" in the deciding heads-up.
The event, with a buy-in of $109, saw 880 players register and those players made 357 rebuys to get a total amount of 1,257 players. They created a total prize pool of $123,700 with 117 places paid. It took a while to get to the money but in the end, it was "pipakos555" from the United Kingdom who was the last player finishing empty-handed.
After making the money it took a long time before the tournament was down to the last nine. After almost eleven hours the remaining nine players made the final table and went on to play for an $11,999 first prize. Peru's "Diegoavc" left the final table pretty quick after losing a big hand with ace-queen against pocket eights and he busted in ninth place for $1,546.
"im_a_luckbox" from New Zealand wasn't so lucky on this final table and in his last hand, he lost all of his chips with pocket sixes against pocket sevens. He or she finished in eighth place for $2,536. After that, German player "Lapideum" and "TheMagicPike" got busted in quick succession, finishing in seventh and sixth place.
It took a while for the next bust out, but then it went quick. In just a few minutes, "suit.guy" (fifth, $6,234) and "exPROsjak" (fourth, $8,968) were sent to the rail. After that, "_Lord_Xenu_" took control over the tournament and gained a huge chip lead three-handed. He then lost with pocket aces against pocket sevens, but saw "Doked" leave in third place for $11,999 after taking a crucial beat with pocket jacks against pocket tens
Heads-up "_Lord_Xenu_" fought hard to come back in this battle but in the end, it was Ukraine's "pshyoagromor" who took the first prize of $22,266.
Irish player "Doked" was all in for a huge pot with pocket jacks against the pocket tens of "psyhoagromor". The flop gave later mentioned a set of tens and he knocked out "Doked" in third place.
The final three players all have more than forty big blinds, so they have plenty of time.