Day 2 of the $7,500,000 XL Inferno Championships saw another 13 events play out, that also means there was a baker’s dozen worth of new winners, each of whom secured a seat in the XL Inferno Champion of Champions.

Thus far, 29 seats have been awarded for that event. For a recap of those who won on Day 1, which saw 16 tournaments finish and awarded $1,177,180.75 in prize money, click here.

“V.BlomFan60” Takes Down Day 2’s Biggest Prize

The biggest tournament on Day 2 in terms of prize pool was Event #20 $20,000 Crocodile. The $160 buy-in event attracted 309 players and created a $46,350 prize pool. That was distributed to the top 45 players including “InJeBakkes” (13th - $579.37), Nicolas “PKaiser” Fierro (27th - $347.62), and “HappyHour4U” (43rd - $278.10).

The final table was filled with some familiar faces. The most notable was the UK’s “kevlar1991,” who finished in third place for $5,098.50 just one day after finishing as runner up in the XL Inferno Opening Event for $38,981.25.

Another notable at the final table as fourth-place finisher “CountSmegma.” The day before, the man from Denmark finished fifth in Event #11 $100,000 Sunday Challenge

Finally, there was Paraguay’s “RichieLaNuit,” who finished in sixth place, improving upon his seventh-place finish in Sunday’s Event #10 $200,000 Whale.

In the end, it was “V.BlomFan60” who walked away with an $8,968.72 first-place prize, the biggest awarded on Day 2 of the XL Inferno. Back in March, “V.BlomFan60” finished runner-up in the $120,000 Mega Deep for $20,776 after striking a heads-up deal with eventual winner tikkapekka.”

  Final Table Results    
1 "V.BlomFan60" (Romania) $8,968.72
2 "Gotyoudude" (Netherlands) $6,720.75
3 "kevlar1991" (UK) $5,098.50
4 "CountSmegma" (Denmark) $3,823.87
5 "gevshig" (Russia) $2,641.95
6 "RichieLaNuit" (Paraguay) $2,039.40
7 "grandepike" (Canada) $1,575.90
8 "Pimmelspeck" (Germany) $1,112.40
9 "Sr.Penes" (UK) $811.12

Day 2 XL Inferno Champions

All these guys will be automatically registered to the XL Champion of Champions Tournament, where three lucky winners will take home a package to the WSOP Las Vegas 2017!

  • Event #17 $10,000 Lightning 6-Max (138 players/$20,300 prize pool) won by “UHYC9_888” (Andorra) for $5,278
  • Event #18 $15,000 Breeze (467 players/$23,350 prize pool) won by “Jab0c0” (Poland) for $4,436.50
  • Event #19 $15,000 Deepstack Swordfish (952 players/$26,180 prize pool) won by “COMINGTHRU” (Belgium) for $4,712.40
  • Event #20 $20,000 Crocodile (309 players/$46,350 prize pool) won by “V.BlomFan60” (Romania) for $8,968.72
  • Event #21 $15,000 Swordfish (900 players/$24,750 prize pool) won by “bazzzarov” (Russia) for $4,455
  • Event #22 $20,000 Monsoon (728 players/$36,400 prize pool) won by “Gutschel” (Switzerland) for $6,679.40
  • Event #23 $15,000 Omaha (132 players/$21,200 prize pool) won by “KevinBANGos” (Germany) for $5,088
  • Event #24 $5,000 Mini Omaha (378 players/$6,638.10 prize pool) won by “me_demon” (Belarus) for $1,394
  • Event #25 $10,000 Monday Royal (837 players/$16,740 prize pool) won by “309865” (Netherlands) for $3,029.94
  • Event #26 $10,000 Monday Fish (809 players/$16,180 prize pool) won by “Habilidade0” (Brazil) for $2,928.58
  • Event #27 $15,000 Tornado (250 players/$35,200 prize pool) won by “OPH1UCHUS” (UK) for $7,198.40
  • Event #28 $15,000 Snap (219 players/$16,650 prize pool) won by “FouEnculePL” (Poland) for $3,404.92
  • Event #29 $5,000 Mini Snap (887 players/$6,934.20 prize pool) won by “Le0_Maga” (Brazil) for $1,248.15

The XL Inferno runs for 12 more days of non-stop action, so be sure to check back tomorrow for a full recap of the Day 3 action.

Day#3 – Three High Roller Events Highlight Tuesday’s Action

Day 3 of the XL Inferno has 11 events on the schedule including Event #30 $10,000 Lightning 6-Max and Event #38 $40,000 Tuesday Challenge. However, tomorrow’s biggest highlights are a trio of High Roller Events.

Both the $2,100 buy-in Event #36 $500,000 High Roller and $215 buy-in Event #37 $150,000 Mini High Roller will kick off at 18:00. Two hours later at 20:00, the $160 buy-in Event 40 $65,000 Turbo High Roller will get underway.

If you fancy yourself a high roller, there’s no better time to take a shot in 888poker’s BIGGEST series to date.

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