The 888poker XL Autumn reached its one-week mark on Sunday, which meant 24 tournaments from the 44-event schedule are in the books.

The series runs through November 1 and features affordable buy-ins and over $2,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools. It has thus far has catered to a combined 17,292 entries and awarded $790,730 in prize money.

The highlight of the XL Autumn is the $1,050 buy-in, $1,000,000 GTD Main Event, which is currently hosting daily flights. Day 2 is slated to play out on November 1, the final day of the series.

Players will have the opportunity to qualify for that event at a fraction of the buy-in as satellite and daily freerolls are happening now.

Players from the following countries stack up on wins so far –

  • United Kingdom lead with seven XL Autumn titles
  • Brazil (3)
  • Russia (3)
  • Canada (2)
  • Sweden, Finland, Honduras, Thailand, Ukraine, Germany, Romania, Latvia, and Malta with one each.

Here’s a look at some of the big winners from the last week of play.

Ben “xLIVEPROx” Warrington Wins Event #4

On Monday, the $88 buy-in Event #4: $30,000 PKO 6-Max drew 353 players who rebought 95 times. That surpassed the guarantee by generating a $35,840 prize pool that was split between the regular and bounty pools.

The top 42 finishers got a piece of the former, including the following players –

  • Robin “Inho” Ylitalo (29th for $125.44 + $318.75 in bounties)
  • “chazcombes” (14th for $188.16 + $40 in bounties)
  • “xane7a” (10th for $250.88 + $210 in bounties).

The final two players – the UK’s Ben “xLIVEPROx” Warrington and Brazil’s “khalifaaOO” – each locked up $3,242.48 in prize money for making it to heads-up play.

But each were battling for the juicy $2,240.60 PKO bounty. After 8 hours and 24 minutes of play, Warrington prevailed for a total payday of $5,493.08.

Ben “xLIVEPROx” Warrington Wins Event #4

XL Autumn Event #4: $30,000 PKO 6-Max Final Table Results

1st – Ben “xLIVEPROx” Warrington (United Kingdom) … $5,493.08

2nd – “khalifaaOO” (Brazil) … $4,732.49

3rd – “SerhioMD” (Moldova) … $2,261.43

4th – “KoxSkirtumas” (Lithuania) … $2,191.73

5th – “DonkeyPolk” (Brazil) … $1,446.45

6th – “87452154” (Denmark) … $1,446.45

7th – “EyeofSkadi” (Russia) … $1,274.88

8th – “pEzzettE” (Brazil) … $751.75

9th – “iTankAloT” (Malta) … $858

In other Monday action, the $44 buy-in Event #5: $15,000 Mini PKO 6-Max saw Finland’s “teuski1” top a 529-entry field to win the title for $3,456.36

in the $22 buy-in Event #6: $10,000 Late PKO 6-Max the UK’s “shaplachow” navigated a 580-entry field to emerge victorious for $2,099.68.

“F3nix35” Wins Event #14: $20K Mini PKO 8-Max

On Thursday, October 21, the $55 buy-in Event #14: $20,000 Mini PKO 8-Max had 435 players rebuy 122 times. So, the 557-entry field surpassed the guarantee by generating a $27,850 prize pool.

The top 56 finishers got paid including the following players –

  • “JacobMitro” (34th for $76.58 + $295.31 in bounties)
  • “zalgiris13” (24th for $135.07 + $148.44 in bounties)
  • “Laukinis” (16th for $179.63 + $28.13 in bounties)
  • “geniuspoker” (10th for $226.97 + $289.05 in bounties)
  • “ronutd71” (3rd for $1,462.12 + $84.38 in bounties)

After 7 hours and 14 minutes, it was the UK’s Ben “F3nix35” Dobson defeating Kazakhstan’s “LandVale” in heads-up play to win the title and $4,633 top prize.

“F3nix35” Wins Event #14: $20K Mini PKO 8-Max

XL Autumn Event #14: $20,000 Mini PKO 8-Max Final Table Results

1st – Ben “F3nix35” Dobson (United Kingdom) … $4,633

2nd – “LandVale” (Kazakhstan) … $3,087

3rd – “ronutd71” (United Kingdom) … $1,546

4th – “figura” (Russia) … $1,362

5th – “MARIMBONDO1” (Brazil) … $859

6th – “RWeisshaupt” (Germany) … $612

7th – “romodrago” (Brazil) … $517

8th – “RonaldSleasy” (United Kingdom) … $425

Also on Thursday, Russia’s “snowball5225” bested a 305-entry field to win the $160 buy-in Event #13: $40,000 PKO 8-Max for $8,482.83

Brazil’s “EduAraujo” topped a 590-entry field to win the $22 buy-in Event #15: $10,000 Late PKO 8-Max for $1,940.21.

“D1scoPanda” Wins $200,000 Tune Up for $27,620

On Sunday, October 24, the $109 buy-in Event #22: $200,000 Tune Up attracted 1,458 players who rebought 411 times. The $200,000 prize pool was reserved for the top 240 finishers.

Among those to make deep runs were the following players –

  • “VictorGuru” (46th - $520)
  • Ben “xLIVEPROx” Warrington (36th - $600)
  • 888poker Ambassador Vivi “Vivi.888.” Saliba (23rd - $840)
  • “whalewhale” (11th - $2,040)
  • “Fake4Serg” (6th - $6,060)
  • “bettyordiane” (3rd - $14,820)

888poker Ambassador Vivi “Vivi.888.” Saliba (23rd - $840)

After 10 hours and 40 minutes of play, it was Latvia’s “D1scoPanda” beating Canada’s “BeHustlin” in heads-up play to win the title and hefty $27,620 first-place prize.

XL Autumn Event #22: $200,000 Tune Up Final Table Results

1st – “D1scoPanda” (Latvia) … $27,620

2nd – “BeHustlin” (Canada) … $20,160

3rd – “bettyordiane” (United Kingdom) … $14,820

4th – “TuckaIF” (United Kingdom) … $10,980

5th – “chabee79” (N/A) … $8,120

6th – “Fake4Serg” (Russia) … $6,060

7th – “SRFC1899” (Ireland) … $4,540

8th – “TheeIwild” (N/A) … $3,440

9th – “dhamda” (N/A) … $2,620

Sunday also saw to other events play out. In the first, Malta’s “jmsantos10” topped a 1,622-entry field to win the $16.50 buy-in Event #23: $20,000 Mini Tune Up for $3,361.22,#

In the $33 buy-in Event #24: $15,000 Late Tune Up it was Russia’s “blawiknfiend” besting a 579-entry field to claim a $3,177.25 top prize.

Upcoming XL Autumn Tournaments

Almost every day of the XL Autumn features three tournaments. There will be the premier event followed by both “Mini” and “Late” versions of that event.

  1. For example, on Friday, October 30 is the $109 buy-in Event #40: $300,000 Knockout at 11:00.
  2. The $16.50 buy-in Event #41: $15,000 Mini Knockout taking place at the same time.
  3. Two hours later, the $55 buy-in Event #42: $15,000 Late Knockout takes place.

Other big tournaments on the schedule include the $320 buy-in Event #28: $50,000 PKO at 18:00 GMT on Tuesday, October 26 and the $215 buy-in Event #34: $40,000 PKO 6-Max at 18:00 on Thursday, October 28.

Be sure to check back in the coming weeks for periodic recaps of the 2021 XL Autumn!

2021 XL Autumn Winners Thus Far

Date

Tournament

Buy-in

Players

Prize Pool

Winner

Country

Prize

17-Oct

Event #1:

$100,000 Opening Event

$55

1468

$100,000

Ilikepugs

Sweden

$13,810

17-Oct

Event #2:

$20,000 Mini Opening

$16.50

1,222

$22,545

Zachrina

United

Kingdom

$3,114.77

17-Oct

Event #3:

$15,000 Late Opening

$33

425

$15,750

ChipDiddyO

United

Kingdom

$2,880.83

18-Oct

Event #4:

$30,000 PKO 6-Max

$88

353

$35,840

Ben "xLIVEPROx"

Warrington

United

Kingdom

$5,493.08

18-Oct

Event #5:

$15,000 Mini PKO 6-Max

$44

430

$21,160

teuski1

Finland

$3,456.36

18-Oct

Event #6:

$10,000 Late PKO 6-Max

$22

449

$11,600

shaplachow

United

Kingdom

$2,099.68

19-Oct

Event #7:

$30,000 Freezout

$215

149

$30,000

james12627

Honduras

$6,975

19-Oct

Event #8:

$20,000 Mini Freezeout

$55

352

$20,000

Blag333

Thailand

$3,635.29

19-Oct

Event #9:

$15,000 Late Freezrout

$109

138

$15,000

Octopokes

United

Kingdom

$3,487.50

20-Oct

Event #10:

$30,000 PKO

$109

296

$36,700

zeronimmo

Ukraine

$7,000.12

20-Oct

Event #11:

$15,000 Mini PKO

$16.50

811

$15,600

FrenchyC.

Brazil

$2,056.51

20-Oct

Event #12:

$10,000 Late PKO

$33

322

$12,510

Mm1313

Canada

$2,124.37

21-Oct

Event #13:

$40,000 PKO 8-Max

$160

242

$45,750

snowball5225

Russia

$8,482.83

21-Oct

Event #14:

$20,000 Mini PKO 8-Max

$55

435

$27,850

F3nix35

United

Kingdom

$4,633.48

21-Oct

Event #15:

$10,000 Late PKO 8-Max

$22

442

$11,800

EduAraujo

Brazil

$1,940.21

22-Oct

Event #16:

$30,000 DeepStack

$55

496

$31,800

Ianis

United

Kingdom

$5,501.40

22-Oct

Event #17: $15,000 Mini DeepStack

$16.50

875

$16,890

kazinakizdes

Russia

$2,615.15

22-Oct

Event #18:

$10,000 Late DeepStack

$33

323

$12,120

yourdoubt

Germany

$2,338.19

23-Oct

Event #19:

$30,000 6-Max

$109

279

$35,500

Maxx10333

Romania

$7,810

23-Oct

Event #20:

$15,000 Mini 6-Max

$16.50

797

$15,615

ArlequimAK

Brazil

$2,811.14

23-Oct

Event #21:

$15,000 Late 6-Max

$55

207

$15,000

averygrande

Canada

$3,600

24-Oct

Event #22:

$200,000 Tune Up

$109

1,458

$200,000

D1scoPanda

Latvia

$27,620

24-Oct

Event #23:

$20,000 Mini Tune Up

$16.50

1,250

$24,330

jmsantos10

Malta

$3,361.22

24-Oct

Event #24:

$15,000 Late Tune Up

$33

457

$17,370

blawiknfiend

Russia

$3,177.25

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