Day 1 Completed
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Day 1 Completed
"Justaduck" Wins The $150,000 Tune Up!
After more than 11 hours of play, XL Inferno #10 - $150,000 Tune Up finally crowned a winner. "Justaduck" from Switzerland claimed the victory and the first prize of $28,819 after beating "1majomf_sz" in the deciding heads-up.
The event, with a buy-in of $160, saw 744 players register and those players made 303 rebuys to get a total amount of 1,047 players. They created a total prize pool of $157,050 with 99 places paid. It took a while to get the money but in the end, "1LevelAbove" was the last player finishing empty-handed.
After making the money, it took a long time before the tournament got down to the last nine. After 10 hours, the remaining nine players made the final table and went on to play for a $28,819 first prize. For "77kol0bok77" (ninth - $2,042), "LuckyBoss" (eight - $3,455) and "omnomonoomn" (seventh - $5,026) it wasn't a big success on the final table, because they left quite early.
Not much later, "nlfreddie" finished in sixth place for $6,596 after losing all his chips with ace-queen against pocket aces. He or she was followed to the rail by "ShipGold" (fifth - $8,167) and "im_a_luckbox" (fourth - $11,700). On that moment, "Justaduck" dominated the tournament.
He took a commanding chip lead against his two opponents and won almost every pot he played. "LivinThDream" was busted by the chip leader and had to settle for third place ($15,548). It didn't take much time to get a final decision, because the heads-up was done within ten hands. In the final hand, "Justaduck" hit a king with king-queen against ace-jack to receive the first prize of $28,819.
"1majomf_sz" had to settle for second place and a prize of $20,574.
"LivinThDream" Ends In Third Place ($15,548)
"LivinThDream" moved all in with and received a call from "Justaduck" with . The board came and the Swede got eliminated in third place for $15,548.
Just Three Left
Just after "ShipGold" was eliminated, "im_a_luckbox" left the tournament. The Australian player finished in fourth place after losing with king-four against pocket aces.
"ShipGold" Eliminated In Fifth Place
"ShipGold" lost all his chips with ace-queen against the king-queen of "1majomf_sz". Latter mentioned made a flush and eliminated Norway's finalist in fifth place for $11,700.
"nlfreddie" was eliminated from the tournament in sixth place for $6,596 so there are now five players left.
"omnomonoomn" Is Out
"omnomonoomn" was second on the leaderboard, but still was eliminated in seventh place. The Finnish player moved all in with and got a call from chip leader "Justaduck" with . No miracles on the board and "omnomonoomn" left the tournament.
No More "LuckyBoss"
"LuckyBoss" was at risk with against the pocket tens of "Justaduck". The board came and "LuckyBoss" was eliminated in eighth place for $3,455.