888poker crowned three more XL Spring Series champions over the weekend in addition to a trio of side-event winners. These six players are getting their hands on big payouts while the $120,000 guaranteed tune-up the event reached the official nine-man final table.
Aragorn92 and Dobfen Chip $25,000 DeepStack
The XL Spring Series #14 The event was a guaranteed $25,000 affair with a $55 buy-in that attracted 495 players. The top 72 finalists won part of the $25,000 prize pool, with the tournament ending in a head-to-head between the Germans “Aragorn72” and “Dobfen” from Canada.
Players who fought their way into the top five saw their $55 investment grow into a four-figure result. from the United Kingdom “ybird1721” was the first of this quintet to earn more than a grand, $1,292 to be exact.
austrian grinder “Serrantino” was the third-place finisher; they raised $2,402 for their efforts. The Austrian’s demise left Aragorn72 and Dobfen one-on-one, and the last pair standing decided to strike a deal that closed the event. Dobfen officially finished in second place for $3,644 while the champion, Aragorn72, took home $4,243.
XL Spring #14 – $25,000 DeepStack Final Table Results
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Ryguy12345 wins with Josh Manley third
888poker ambassador Josh “Josh_Manley” Manley almost became an XL Spring Series champion in the XL Spring #15 – $12,000 Mini DeepStack event but ultimately had to settle for a third-place finish worth $1,089.
Manley’s award was the event’s first four-digit award, and his release is gone “Sultanhcik” in a head-to-head battle with Canada “ryguy12345,” who was also at the final table of the $10,000 Late Deepstack tournament. A brief but intense battle ended with ryguy12345 winning and the top prize of $2,038 tucked away in his 888poker account.
XL Spring #15 – $12,000 Mini DeepStack Final Table Results
|3||Josh “Josh_Manley” Manley||UK||$1,089|
EvilJens 2.0 leaves 316 opponents in its wake
germany “EvilJens 2.0” won the $33 buy-in $10,000 late DeepStack tournament and had $2,027 in prize money stolen from their account. The defeated champion “joelsonfa” of Brazil heads-up, stepping down as the Samba star for a consolation prize of $1,465.
Thailand “notimur” took third place for $1,065, the tournament’s only other four-figure prize.
Shout out to ryguy12345 who finished seventh after winning the $12,000 Mini DeepStack and Dobfen who finished eighth here after winning the $25,000 DeepStack tournament.
XL Spring #16 – $10,000 Late DeepStack Final Table Results
|6||Michael “RipCheader” Rosaman||UK||$408|
XL Spring Series Side Event Results
Sunday, May 29 saw a trip of Triple Threat PKO side events take place. The biggest came with a $55 buy-in and a guaranteed prize pool of $40,000. It attracted 1,004 players who created a prize pool of $50,200.
“_zarkou_” from Finland was the last player standing. Their first place finish came with $6,588 in prize money including bonuses. New addition to the list of 888poker ambassadors, Ian “Simpioni” Simpsonfinished second for an addition of $3,750 to his bankroll.
|Spring XL – $15,000 PKO Triple Threat 11||$11||1,838||$18,380||pokhoc||$1,972*|
|Spring XL – $20,000 PKO Triple Threat 22||$22||1,257||$25,140||Elephantnhaus||$2,891*|
|Spring XL – $40,000 PKO Triple Threat 55||$55||1,004||$50,200||_zarkou_||$6,588*|
XL Spring Series Events May 30
Three more XL Spring Series events will take place on May 30, each being played on eighth-a-side tables.
The kickoff is also the final table of the XL Spring #17 – $120,000 tune-up, where $18,576 awaits the eventual champion. You can tune in to the Final Table Tune Up action from 8:00 p.m. on the official 888poker Twitch channel.
|7:00 p.m.||XL Spring #18 – $25,000 8-Max||$88|
|20:00||XL Spring #19 – $15,000 Mini 8-Max||$44|
|9:00 p.m.||XL Spring #20 – $10,000 End 8-Max||$22|