Brazilian julianopk10 takes down 888poker Spring Series triple threat

the 888poker XL Spring Series started on May 22 with the first events of the Festival guaranteed at $1.5 million. A trio of side events crowned their champions as the massive $120,000 guaranteed opening event progressed to its final table.

from Brazil “julianopk10” kicked off the series with a bang by being the last player to participate in the $40,000 PKO Triple Threat 55. Some 698 unique players bought and bought 220 re-entries between them, making a field of 918 players and a prize pool of $45,900.

All but three of the nine-handed final table turned their $55 investment into a four-figure gain. “Armenashka” fell ninth and won $704, “DIOall” from Lithuania collected $744 for their eighth place finish, while “alexi117” brought in $717 when they broke in seventh place.

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“petite1997” from Brazil walked away with the tournament’s first four-digit score of $1,112 when their tournament ended in sixth place. “DEATH Dyshka” and “Hodor83” joined the list of eliminated players, doing so with additions of $2,187 and $2,236 to their bankroll.

The event turned into a one-on-one when “dOshik” bowed out in third, a finish worth $2,302. “OnlyBet” and julianopk10 fought one-on-one with the latter leading the way. First place, with bonuses included, tipped the scales at $5,529, while OnlyBet walked away with $4,313 after dropping at the final hurdle.

XL Spring – $40,000 PKO Triple Threat 55 Final Table Results

Place Player Country Price Premiums Total price
1 julianopk10 Brazil $3,240 $2,288 $5,529
2 OnlyBet Cyprus $3,238 $1,075 $4,313
3 dOshik Montenegro $2,003 $299 $2,302
4 Hodor83 UK $1,473 $762 $2,236
5 DEATH Dyshka Montenegro $1,090 $1,097 $2,187
6 small1997 Brazil $807 $304 $1,112
7 alexi117 UK $601 $116 $717
8 DIOall Lithuania $447 $296 $744
9 Armeniachka Armenia $339 $364 $704

Other 888poker XL Spring Series Results

Two side events crowned their champions on May 22, and another event is currently underway. XL Spring #01 – $120,000 Opening Event attracted 1,205 entrants who created a prize pool of $120,500. Only nine players remain in contention for what is a top prize of $17,605. Return to PokerNews on May 24 for a recap of the final table action.

Event Membership Attendees Jackpot Champion Price
$15,000 PKO Triple Threat 11 $11 1,577 $15,770 Blaziken232 $1,925*
$20,000 PKO Triple Threat 22 $22 1,202 $24,040 golden talent $2,674

888poker XL Spring Series Events May 23

Time (BST) Event Membership
7:00 p.m. Spring XL #02 – $25,000 PKO 6-Max $88
20:00 XL Spring #03 – $15,000 Mini PKO 6-Max $44
9:00 p.m. XL Spring #-4 – $10,000 Late 6-Max PKO $22

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