XL Eclipse Day 3: Canada’s “LeetRunGoot” Wins The $30,000 Crazy 8
19 September 2018
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On the third day of the 888poker XL Eclipse Series, three new tournaments started. Most of the attention went out to the $30,000 Crazy 8, where the winner of the day pocketed almost $7,000. Let’s take a look at this tournament and the results of the other events that played out on Saturday.


XL Eclipse #6 – $30,000 Crazy 8

Buy-in Date Players Prize pool
$88 Sep. 15 441 $35,280

The biggest winner of Day 3 of the 888poker XL Eclipse Series was crowned in the XL Eclipse #6 – $30,000 Crazy 8. In this event, 441 entries were made by the players and they created a total prize pool of $35,280. The winner would get $6,880 while every finalist would receive at least $882.

On the final table, “JaNeiZZzKl4r” finished in eighth place for $882, while “Lusor77” (seventh, $1,058), “joaobarb” (sixth, $1,411), “casual_win” (fifth, $1,940), “galan8” (fourth, $2,822) and “weneedit” (third, $3,881) were also sent to the rail before the tournament reached the final heads-up.

In the heads-up, it was “Unclemonty12” against “LeetRunGoot” and it was later mentioned who secured him- or herself of the victory. The Canadian received the first prize of $6,880 while the runner-up settled for $5,116.

Place Player Country Prize
1 LeetRunGoot Canada $6,880
2 Unclemonty12 United Kingdom $5,116
3 weneedit Mexico $3,881
4 galan8 Ukraine $2,822
5 casual_win United Kingdom $1,940
6 joaobarb $1,411
7 Lusor77 Germany $1,058
8 JaNeiZZzKl4r Germany $882

XL Eclipse #7 – $15,000 Mini Crazy 8

Buy-in Date Players Prize pool
$8.80 Sep. 15 1,512 $15,000

There was also a Mini edition of the Crazy 8 on the schedule for the players who couldn’t afford the biggest buy-in ($88) of the day. To compete in this tournament, players had to pay the buy-in of $8.80 and there were 1,512 players competing for a prize pool of $15,000. Every finalist in this tournament would secure him- or herself of $228 but all eyes were on the top prize of $2,765.

The top prize went to Russia’s “Petos00″ after beating “kurtcccc” from Canada in heads-up. The Austrian runner-up received $2,225 while the winner received $2,490 after their deal.

Place Player Country Prize
1 Petos00 Russia $2,490
2 kurtcccc Canada $2,225
3 KostyaShu Russia $1,500
4 Mr. Pampers Russia $1,125
5 Axelandra87 Romania $750
6 CallAriver11 Sweden $525
7 ALTUSDOMUS Brazil $338
8 PipR89 Ireland $228

XL Eclipse #8 – $12,000 Late Crazy 8

Buy-in Date Players Prize pool
$44 Sep. 15 294 $12,000

Another winner was crowned in the XL Eclipse #8 – $12,000 Late Crazy 8. This event was played by 294 players to create a prize pool of $12,000. United Kingdom’s “EZ.PZ” won this event for $2,430 after beating “GramNaKartke” in the deciding heads-up.

Place Player Country Prize
1 EZ.PZ United Kingdom $2,430
2 GramNaKartke $1,860
3 saythx2urmom Canada $1,380
4 im.deaf Thailand $1,020
5 Pro100Bill Belarus $660
6 kingoftilt94 Saudi Arabia $540
7 Fishmir Ukraine $430
8 Gutti88 Finland $330

2018 XL Eclipse Schedule

Date Time (GMT) Event Buy-in
Sun., Sept. 16 4:30 p.m. XL Eclipse #9 – $100,000 Mega Deep $215
5:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #10 – $125,000 Tune Up $160
5:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #11 – $50,000 Mini Tune Up $12
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #12 – $15,000 Micro Tune Up $5.50
8:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #13 – $25,000 Late Tune Up $55
Mon., Sept. 17 6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #14 – $30,000 R&A Event $55
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #15 – $15,000 Mini R&A $5
Tues., Sept. 18 6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #16 – $200,000 High Roller $2,600
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #17 – $100,000 Mini High Roller $215
8:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #18 – $30,000 Late High Roller $160
Wed., Sept. 19 6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #19 – $50,000 8-Max $109
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #20 – $15,000 Mini 8-Max $12
8:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #21 – $15,000 Late 8-Max $30
Thurs., Sept. 20 6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #22 – $50,000 Quarterback $215
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #23 – $25,000 Mini Quarterback $44
8:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #24 – $20,000 Late Quarterback $109
Fri., Sept. 21 6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #25 – $25,000 Knockout $150
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #26 – $15,000 Mini Knockout $35
8:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #27 – $15,000 Late Knockout $75
Sat., Sept. 22 6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #28 – $30,000 6-Max $160
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #29 – $20,000 Mini 6-Max $30
8:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #30 – $15,000 Late 6-Max $55
Sun., Sept. 23 4:30 p.m. XL Eclipse #31 – $100,000 Mega Deep $215
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #32 – $1,000,000 Main Event $1,050
6:00 p.m. XL Eclipse #33 – $150,000 Mini Main $160
6:30 p.m. XL Eclipse #34 – $50,000 Micro Main $30

Bonus Offerings

Players can participate in free qualifiers or earn XL Eclipse entries through a number of satellites, which start at just $0.01. Free Eclipse Main Event qualifiers are running daily at 9 p.m. GMT with the top three players winning $1,050 seats, while 30 $12 seats into the Eclipse Mini Tune Up are awarded in free qualifiers that begin at 5 p.m. GMT daily.

Not only that, but 888 is offering bonuses to players who can make their way to the winner’s circle on more than one occasion, and for those who can consistently run deep during the series. Bonuses for multiple wins are available as follows:
Events Won Bonus Prize Money
2 $1,000
3 $10,000
4 $100,000
5 $1,000,000

In addition, players who manage to reach three or more final tables will earn a $600 tournament ticket. For those who consistently make the money and cash in eight or more events, a $215 tournament ticket will be awaiting them.