888poker XL Spring Series A lot of the poker community’s attention is fixated on the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas but there is an exciting poker tournament series happening right now in the online poker world: the 888poker XL Spring Series .
Three more of the series’ events crowned their champions on June 2 as the festival marches towards a thrilling conclusion. All three of the events completed on June 2 were six-handed progressive knockout tournaments that attracted solid crowds to the 888poker virtual felt. Here is how things went down. BUFFALO BLITZ II THE LAST EMPRESS DANCING GOLD EPIC APE XL Spring #27 – $25,000 PKO 6-Max ($109 buy-in)
The $25,000 PKO 6-Max event drew in a crowd of 124 players who were all outlasted by “NecroJack.” The final table was set when Malta’s “Its0kay” busted in seventh place. Its0kay has gone deep in several of the series’ tournaments and some may say is overdue a victory.
Sixth place and $1,286 went to “konvlo” of the Ukraine, which was more than the $982 collected by “goatshooting” collected thanks to the bounty element of the tournament.
“Panxetilo” and “FoldyNorman” won almost identical prizes of $2,315 and $2,314 after their demise in fourth and third place, respectively. The elimination of Ireland’s FoldyNormal left NecroJack heads-up against “RX450h” in a battle for the largest bounty payment of the evening.
NecroJack defeated their final opponent and added a $2,965 bounty to their $2,866 main prize pool payout, meaning a total prize worth $5,832. The runner-up reeled in $4,282 for their efforts. XL Spring #28 – $20,000 Mini PKO 6-Max ($55 buy-in)
Some 417 players bought into the XL Spring #28 – $20,000 Mini PKO 6-Max and fought it out for the largest slice of the $20,850 prize pool. All but two of the finalists earned themselves a four-figure sum. “callmebluff” and “Yzw42_” were cast aside in fifth and sixth place and won $973 and $688 respectively.
The surviving four players became three when “Snake131” was left without any chips to continue playing. Snake131 snatched a $1,096 payout. Three became two when “lavittotial88” […]
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