The finale of the 888 Poker The $50,000 Whale event featured a heads-up battle between SalsaFiesta and freddeaik11 (freddeaik). When the final cards were dealt, SalsaFiesta earned $20,000.00 for the win, while freddeaik11 settled for a consolation prize of $13,500.00.
- Members of PocketFives earned $18,500.00 of the $50,000.00 prize pool.
- The total number of players to cash in this tournament was 5.
- IHaveNoBoss, who finished in third place, earned 15% of the prize pool.
- The 2nd place finisher, freddeaik11, appeared in 81st place in Sweden country rankings as of Dec 10th, 2018. The top ranked PocketFiver in Sweden at that time was tutten7.
- The average cash in this tournament was $10,000.00.
- Non-PocketFivers at the final table combined for a total of $31,500.00.