888poker XL Blizzard: "Potovics" and "Liquidus38" Win PKO Titles

888poker XL Blizzard: "Potovics" and "Liquidus38" Win PKO Titles

888poker XL Blizzard: "Potovics" & "Liquidus38" Winning the PKO Titles

Table Of Contents

  • 888poker XL Blizzard #4 – $30,000 PKO
  • 888poker XL Blizzard #4 – $30,000 PKO Final Table Results
  • 888poker XL Blizzard #5 – $20,000 Mini PKO
  • 888poker XL Blizzard #5 – $20,000 Mini PKO Final Table Results
  • Amazing Promotions Including WSOP Packages
  • 888poker XL Blizzard Schedule

After a good start of the 888poker XL Blizzard Series with the first three events on Day 1, the series continued with two events on Day 2. The players went hunting for bounties in the events that played out in the Progressive Knockout format. Let’s have a look at the results.


888poker XL Blizzard #4 – $30,000 PKO

Buy-in Date Players Prize pool
$55 April 05 489 $32,700

One of the two events of the day was the XL Blizzard #4 – $30,000 PKO. In this event, 489 players paid the buy-in of $55 where fifty percent went to the bounty prize pool. In total, it created a prize pool of $32,700, just over the guaranteed prize pool of $30,000.

In the end, it was "Potovics" who was the strongest after defeating "Hodor83" in the final heads-up. The runner-up received $2,286 plus $406 for knocking out some players in the progress. The winner got him- or herself $3,102 plus the biggest bounty of all; $2,633.

888poker XL Blizzard #4 – $30,000 PKO Final Table Results

Position Player Country Prize Bounty
1 Potovics   $3,102 $2,633
2 Hodor83 United Kingdom $2,286 $406
3 Brunsonskid Austria $1,673 $191
4 kyzyldurrr Russia $1,273 $561
5 lonelystrang Albania $898 $316
6 Sergio1306 Russia $694 $318
7 chakalaka1 Moldavia $531 $437
8 c0rbl1meyguv United Kingdom $367 $202
9 P1rateNati0n United Kingdom $271 $247

888poker XL Blizzard #5 – $20,000 Mini PKO

Buy-in Date Players Prize pool
$22 April 05 911 $24,120

At the same time as the XL Blizzard #4, the XL Blizzard #5 – $20,000 Mini PKO started. After the registration period was over, there were 911 entries. The total prize pool was $24,120 with a first-place prize of $2,171.

After the elimination of "RA100MIZ" (ninth, $151+$251), "metis996" (eighth, $247+$39) and "MrAnimo" (seventh, $367+$76), "MisterHeateN" had to settle for sixth place ($487+$269).

"KQueenB" went out in fifth place ($608+$162) while "minou07" went out in fourth place ($874+$67). "OMGKondio" settled for third, receiving $1,170 plus $289 in bounties.

The heads-up was between "Liquidus38" and "PrinzRussel". In the end, it was the Russian player "Liquidus38" who won the event for $2,171 plus $1,373 while the runner-up received $1,568 and $922.

888poker XL Blizzard #5 – $20,000 Mini PKO Final Table Results

Position Player Country Prize Bounty
1 Liquidus38 Russia $2,171 $1,373
2 PrinzRussel Germany $1,568 $922
3 OMGKondio   $1,170 $289
4 minou07 Canada $874 $67
5 KQueenB Lithuania $608 $162
6 MisterHeateN   $487 $269
7 MrAnimo Sweden $367 $76
8 metis996 Switzerland $247 $39
9 RA100MIZ Switzerland $151 $251

Amazing Promotions Including WSOP Packages

888poker is making it easy for players to join in on the action in the XL Blizzard by not only making the buy-ins affordable but also hosting tons of satellites where you can get in cheaply.

Some of the satellites even allow you to get into events for free. If you already have an account at 888poker and have made a deposit, you should have already received two free tickets for daily freeroll satellites to the Mini Opening Event and the Main Event. You can earn more tickets to these freerolls by completing simple missions.

If you don’t have an account yet, you can also grab three free tickets simply by signing up to 888poker through and making your first deposit of at least $10 using the "BLIZZARD10" bonus code.

In addition, 888poker is inviting players that participate in at least five XL Blizzard Events into a freeroll that awards a $12,600 WSOP Main Event package to the winner and three $2,700 Crazy 8’s packages to those who finish second through fourth.


888poker XL Blizzard Schedule

Date Time (GMT) Event Buy-in
Sat., April 6 6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #6 – $30,000 Crazy 8 $88
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #7 – $10,000 Mini Crazy 8 $8.80
  8:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #8 – $10,000 Late Crazy 8 $44
Sun., April 7 5:30 p.m. XL Blizzard #9 – $120,000 Mega Deep $215
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #10 – $100,000 Tune Up $160
  6:01 p.m. XL Blizzard #11 – $50,000 Mini Tune Up $16.50
  7:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #12 – $10,000 Micro Tune Up $5.50
  9:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #13 – $20,000 Late Tune Up $55
Mon., April 8 6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #14 – $30,000 R&A Event $55
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #15 – $10,000 Mini R&A $5
Tues., April 9 6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #16 – $100,000 High Roller $320
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #17 – $30,000 Mini High Roller $55
  8:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #18 – $20,000 Late High Roller $109
Wed., April 10 6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #19 – $50,000 PKO $109
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #20 – $20,000 Mini PKO $16.50
  8:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #21 – $10,000 Late PKO $33
Thurs., April 11 6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #22 – $75,000 PKO 8-Max $215
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #23 – $20,000 Mini PKO 8-Max $22
  8:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #24 – $20,000 Late PKO 8-Max $55
Fri., April 12 6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #25 – $30,000 DeepStack $55
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #26 – $20,000 Mini DeepStack $16.50
  8:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #27 – $10,000 Late DeepStack $33
Sat., April 13 6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #28 – $30,000 6-Max $109
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #29 – $20,000 Mini 6-Max $16.50
  8:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #30 – $15,000 Late 6-Max $55
Sun., April 14 5:30 p.m. XL Blizzard #31 – $120,000 Mega Deep $215
  6:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #32 – $500,000 Main Event $320
  7:00 p.m. XL Blizzard #33 – $50,000 Mini Main $33
  7:30 p.m. XL Blizzard #34 – $15,000 Micro Main $5.50


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