XL Inferno: Friday Schedule All About Knockout Action

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Friday's XL Inferno action saw two players pick up knockout after knockout on their way to victory.

Friday’s 888poker XL Inferno tournaments saw players go head-to-head across two ‘Knockout’ events in a battle for the bounties.

Event # 25 – $25,000 Knockout

The $25,000 Knockout was the feature XL Inferno tournament on Friday as 249 entrants put up the $150 buy-in to beat the guarantee and create a prize pool worth $35,209.

It was to be the UK’s Patrick ‘omgpatbrooks’ Brooks who was the only player not to lose the bounty on their head after he went the distance to collect the title and the first-place prize of $4,766.23.

The current world #147, who was as high as #73 in the rankings last year, agreed to a heads-up deal with ‘HateH4teHate‘ before he eliminated them into second-place. Brooks picked up an additional $369 in bounties, as his opponent collected a total of $4,219 for their runners-up spot.

‘onyvapapaa1’ won $2,825 + $369 in bounties for their third-place finish, while ‘PokerJoe332‘ and ‘billycadu14‘ took fourth and fifth-place repectiveltly.

Event # 2 – $15,000 Mini Knockout

The 888poker player pool had their second chance of earning an XL Inferno Knockout title in the $15,000 Mini Knockout. The tournament featured a $35 buy-in and after 543 entrants came together to create a $19,072.50 prize pool.

72 players made the money place, with a min-cash worth $49.50, before the final table of nine was set. ‘badbeatz_q8’, ‘LackOfStack’, ‘foldaisso999’, ‘ladzsos‘, ‘79maravilla‘ and Estonia’s Martin ‘kosmoseahv’ Berestovski departed before the final three went to battle.

RiFFRaFF82‘ took the bronze medal prize for $1,530 + $52.50 in bounties, as Brazil’s Flavio ‘LendaFlavio’ Costa and Austria’s ‘CrapMachine‘ agreed to a heads-up money deal. The Brazilian banked a total of $2,308 after falling in second-place as the Austrian took the title and held onto their bounty for a total prize of $2,768.

Friday’s XL Inferno Winners

# Event Winner Payout
25 $25,000 Knockout ‘omgpatbrooks’ $4,766.23 + $369 in bounties.
26 $15,000 Mini Knockout ‘crapmachine’ $2,663.95 + $105 in bounties.