888poker 2017 Super XL Series Day 2: Renato “curioso24” Lezama Makes Two Final Tables

888poker 2017 Super XL Series Day 2: Renato "curioso24" Lezama Makes Two Final Tables 101

The first weekend of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series is coming up, preceded by a quiet second day of the series on Friday. There were only two tournaments on the schedule. Who started his weekend with a nice payday on 888poker? Let’s have look!

Event #4 $20,000 Super XL – Twins Royal

Buy-in Date Players Prizepool
$50+5 Jan. 20 764 $38,200

The first tournament of the second day was the $20,000 Super XL – Twins Royal, which had a buy-in of $50+5. In total 764 players registered for event number four of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series to create a total prize pool of $38,200.

Place Player Prize
1 AMG_people $7,009.70
2 PuntSonPunt $5,004.20
3 YourNotSure $3,781.80
4 tonbezerra $2,845.90
5 spaarky777 $1,986,40
6 drkorn718 $1,604.60
7 frisni $1,222.40
8 Renato “curioso24” Lezama $840,40
9 Whispering_w $496,60

None of the 888poker Ambassadors played in this tournament, all probably taking a day off before a huge weekend on 888poker. Gary “grunner777” Runner almost made it to the final table of this event, but he finished in tenth position to become the final table bubble for $420.20.

Renato “curioso24” Lezama managed to make the final table, but he busted right after “Whispering_w” finished in ninth place. Lezama finished in eight place and got $840.40 for his result. After those bust-outs, the tournament lost “frisni” (7th – $1,222.40), “drkorn718” (6th – $1,604.60), “spaarky777” (5th – $1,986,40) and “tonbezerra” (4th – $2,845.90) to reach the final three.

“YourNotSure” missed out on the deciding heads-up to finish in third for $3,781.80. The battle for victory was won by “AMG_people” to secure himself of $7,009.70 while runner-up “PuntSonPunt” got $5,004.20 for his or her efforts.

Event #5: $20,000 Super XL – Twins Flush

Buy-in Date Players Prizepool
$50+5 Jan. 20 694 $34,700

The second and last tournament on Day 2 of the 888poker 2017 Super XL Series was the $20,000 Super XL – Twins Flush. 694 players register for this tournament to create a prize pool of $34,700, almost double the guarantee of $20,000.

Place Player Prize
1 P0vorachivay $6,506.25
2 tttexa $4,684.50
3 R0bis5s $3,470
4 Renato “curioso24” Lezama $2,602.50
5 youremagical $1,821.75
6 lukaslagey $1,474.75
7 Yurec1707 $1,127.75
8 Achileys34 $780.75
9 bjovui96 $489.27

888poker had a special promotion on Day 2 of the series with extra prizes for players who could cash, make the final table or win both tournaments. If a player could manage to win both they would win themselves $100,000! This almost impossible achievement wasn’t managed by one player, but there was a story on Day 2.

After having finished in eight place in Event #4, Renato “curioso24” Lezama got himself a seat on the final table of Event #5 as well. He got a $2,100 seat for the High Roller-event and a $1,050 Main Event-ticket for that feat! After making his second final table of the day he got to take fourth place in this tournament for $2,602.50.

Following him to the rail was Latvian player “R0bis5s” who finished third for $3,470. The heads-up between “P0vorachivay” and “tttexa” was won by the Russian and for that he got $6,506.26 in prize money. “tttxea” from Ukraine couldn’t complain because he got $4,684.50 for his second place.

Leaderboard

After the second day, the leaderboard is as followed with Event #4 winner, AMG_people, currently leading the way. Renato “curioso24” Lezama is now in sixth place after reaching those two final tables:

Place Player Country Points
1 AMG_people Ukraine 352.16
2 Mindcrushers Canada 351.15
3 trojanmouse Czech Republic 329.29
4 Ozzy_M Poland 268.73
5 Jobsster Germany 268.69
6 Curioso24 Peru 247.61
7 P0vorachivay Russian Federation 235.31
8 clmbndream Colombia 230.52
9 PuntSonPunt Czech Republic 223.35
10 VitorBrasil Brazil 202.56

Upcoming Tournaments

Date Time (GMT) Event Buy-in
Jan. 21 16:00 Event #6 $40,000 Super XL – Octopus $215
17:40 Event #7 $20,000 Super XL – Saturday R&A $55
19:00 Event #8 $80,000 Super XL – Crazy 8 $88
19:00 Event #9 $15,000 Super XL – Mini Crazy 8 $8.80
19:35 Event #10 $25,000 Super XL – Saturday Challenge $55
21:00 Event #11 $15,000 Super XL – Turbo Crazy 8 $55
Jan. 22 15:45 Event #12 $35,000 Super XL – Sunday Breeze $55
17:30 Event #13 $150,000 Super XL – Mega Deep $215
18:00 Event #14 $250,000 Super XL – Tune Up $160
18:00 Event #15 $50,000 Super XL – Mini Tune Up $12
18:30 Event #16 $35,000 Super XL – Sunday Monsoon $55
19:00 Event #17 $200,000 Super XL – Whale $600
19:35 Event #18 $100,000 Super XL – Sunday Challenge $90
20:30 Event #19 $50,000 Super XL – Turbo Mega Deep $215
19:35 Mega Satellite to Main Event – 15 seats GTD $160
21:00 Event #20 $30,000 Super XL – Turbo Tune Up $55
22:00 Event #21 $10,000 Super XL – Super Turbo Tune Up $75
Jan. 23 19:00 Event #22 $15,000 Super XL – Omaha Event $109
19:00 Event #23 $5,000 Super XL – Mini Omaha Event $12
19:35 Event #24 $10,000 Super XL – Monday Royal $22
19:35 Event #25 $10,000 Super XL – Monday Flush $22
20:00 Event #26 $15,000 Super XL – Snap Event $55
20:00 Event #27 $5,000 Super XL – Mini Snap Event $5

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