888poker XL Inferno: Belarus’ “GoFighTer” Wins Title In $40,000 R&A Event
16 May 2018
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On Sunday, Swedish player “Sluuut123” won his or her second 888poker XL Inferno event of the week and received a bonus of $1,000. If the Swede can get another victory in the upcoming days, they will get a new bonus of $10,000!

Sluuut123” tried to win another one on Day 5 but didn’t manage to get a cash. Let’s see who were crowned winners.


XL Inferno #14 – $40,000 R&A Event

Buy-in Date Players Prize pool
$55 May 14 361 $44,450

At 20:00 GMT, the XL Inferno #14 – $40,000 R&A Event started with 361 players. During the first hour, players did 350 rebuys and 178 add-ons to create a total prize pool of $44,450. For the winner, there was a first prize waiting of $8,530 and a ticket for the Champion of Champions event next week.

After several hours, the tournament reached the final table. “velkommeninn” ended in 10th place for $578. Every finalist secured themselves of $738 – the amount “Life0nMars” received for a ninth-place finish. “marioallin” and “ryguy12345″ busted in eighth and seventh place, receiving $1,000 and $1,445 respectively.

“_Antikk_” from Germany finished in sixth place for $1,889, while “Farrugia_1″ got $2,489 for fifth place. Canada’s “guydeet39″ received $3,556 after busting in fourth place and Romania’s “fu2.10″ ended up in third place for $4,677.

The final heads-up between Sweden’s “cuadrado12″ and Belarus’ “GoFighTer” was won by the latter mentioned who secured him or herself of $8,530. The runner-up had to settle for $6,334.

Place Player Country Prize
1 GoFighTer Belarus $8,530
2 cuadrado12 Sweden $6,334
3 fu2.10 Romania $4,667
4 guydeet39 Canada $3,556
5 Farrugia_1 Malta $2,489
6 _Antikk_ Belarus $1,889
7 ryguy12345 Canada $1,445
8 marioallin Canada $1,000
9 Life0nMars United Kingdom $738

XL Inferno #15 – $15,000 Mini R&A Event

Buy-in Date Players Prize pool
$5 May 14 1,159 $15,000

The other winner on Day 5 came from the XL Inferno #15 – $15,000 Mini R&A Event. In this tournament, players could buy in for $5 with the option to rebuy and add-on. In total, there were 1,159 players, 1,247 rebuys, and 517 add-ons to create a prize pool just a couple bucks shy of the $15,000 guaranteed, so there was a bit added.

The first prize of $2,589 went to Brazil’s “Ov3rTiLt” who was crowned the winner after eight hours and six minutes. “YAMAHA1311″ finished in second place for $1,875.

Place Player Country Prize
1 Ov3rTiLt Brazil $2,589
2 YAMAHA1311 Ukraine $1,875
3 Arcan3poker Russia $1,425
4 nyagaaan Russia $1,044
5 jogonwhack United Kingdom $743
6 crispinochri Switzerland $593
7 validol03 Russia $443
8 IgrindThat Romania $293
9 KirusRUS Russia $165

XL Inferno Promotions

While your focus is likely to be on the various XL Inferno tournaments, you should not forget about the ongoing XL Inferno promotions that could yield some serious value.

Reach the final table in three or more events and 888poker will reward you with a $600 tournament ticket. Should you finish in the money in at least eight XL Inferno events, a $215 tournament ticket is added to your account.

The most lucrative promotion, however, rewards you for winning multiple events. Anyone who wins five XL Inferno tournaments will win a cool $1 million. The other prizes are shown below:

  • Win two tournaments – receive $1,000
  • Win three tournaments – receive $10,000
  • Win four tournaments – receive $100,000
  • Win five tournaments – receive $1,000,000

Everyone who triumphs in an XL Inferno event receives an entry to the XL Inferno Champion of Champions Event. This exclusive tournament pays all 34 entrants — a figure that could be smaller if someone wins more than one event — with the eventual winner walking away with a $12,600 WSOP Vegas Main Event package.

Place Prize
1 $12,600 WSOP Vegas Main Event package
2 $2,700 Crazy 8s WSOP Side Event package + $1,050 tournament ticket
3 $2,700 Crazy 8s WSOP package
4-5 $1,050 tournament ticket
6-9 $215 tournament ticket
10-34 $55 tournament ticket