The Guaranteed XL Fall Series valued at $2 million starts at 888poker on September 17th, and Brazilian grinder “VirtuLOKO” warmed up to his style by winning the $100,000 guaranteed Mystery Bounty Main Event for $9,723.
The $109 buy-in tournament featured 763 individual players who purchased a total of 178 re-entries, bringing the total number of participants to 941. “VirtuLOCO” took full advantage of the re-entry system and cracked two buy-ins before claiming an impressive victory with the third ball.
Day 1 took place on September 10th and the field was whittled down to the nine-handed final table. The Mystery Bounties came into play from level 18 onwards. “rod dealer” And “jonttis07” drew $3,000 bounties before failing, but the biggest winner was Germany “Elephant106“who hit the jackpot worth $10,000! This huge prize meant that “Elehant106” won the most prize money in the event, despite being eliminated in 24th place.
Chip counting at the final table of the $100,000 Mystery Bounty Main Event
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None of the nine finalists had a particularly short stack, yet it took less than two hours for the champion to be crowned.
“figalex25” from Peru lost an early pot and had a big blind stack of under ten. They ended up moving all-in with pocket sevens for 6.4 big blinds. “raw_dawg” called in the cutoff with pocket nines, with “Bouillax” threw in calling chips in the big blind with his eight-of-spades king. “bouillax” flopped Trip Kings and they won the pot with a bet on the turn.
“raw_dawg” was involved in a large pot with three players all-in. “Kuzyaev14” Min-raise from the cutoff with pocket kings, “raw_dawg” 3-bet shove for 17.5 big blinds from the button with ace of clubs and jack of clubs, just for “Gulmamedov” to cancel their last 14 big blinds with pocket aces in the big blind. “Kuzyaev14” also called, and a jack-high board handed the pot to “Gulmamedov,” defeating “raw_dawg” and leaving “Kuzyaev14” with eight big blinds.
With only a few big blinds left, “Kuzyaev14” moved all-in with ace-five in the big blind and faced the dominant ace-jack of “the crane.” The five community cards caused little drama and there were only six players left at the final table.
Those six became five as the first of two British players, “BuddyLuv,” He went from the button with king-four to the open shove for eight big blinds and lost to the ace-ten in the hand of “VirtuLOKO”.
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888poker regular “bouillax” was brought down by “Gulmamedov” in a battle for the blinds. “Gulmamedov” moved all-in from the small blind with ace-three of spades, and “Bouillax” immediately called his big blind stack under 10 with pocket queens. A three on the flop didn’t change anything, but the ace on the river did. The game is over for “Bouillax”.
The “Traneren” from Denmark had to settle for fourth place after a clash with the British “Tony996” didn’t go according to plan. “traneren” went from the button with ace-king for 6.5 big blinds and “Tony996” called with pocket tens. “traneren” flopped an ace, but her opponent flopped a set and then turned quads to further reduce the game count.
The heads-up was decided when “Tony996” fell by the wayside in third. “Tony996” lost all but nine of the big blinds as his king-jack lost a coin toss to the snowmen of “Gulmamedov”, and the next hand they went in the middle with eight-seven, only for the pocket fives of ” VirtuLOKO”. hold.
The chip count was almost even at the start of heads-up, but didn’t stay that way for long. “VirtuLOKO” gained a lead and then won a crucial coin toss. They raised with pocket seven before calling the nearly 19 big blind shove from “Gulmamedov,” which they made with ten of clubs. The flop gave “VirtuLOKO” a set of sevens, victory and $9,723 in prize money.
$100,000 Mystery Bounty Main Event Final Table Results
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