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Chris Moorman wins $100,000 XL Blizzard Tune Up event at 888poker

Tags: 888poker, Chris Moorman.
Posted on 12 April 2019 by "T".

The XL Blizzard tournament runs from April 4 to 14, 2019 at 888poker with 34 events featuring over $1.7 million in guaranteed prizes and buy-ins as low as $5.50!

Let's take a look at one of the events so far that concluded in the past weekend.

888poker XL Blizzard #10 - $100,000 Tune Up

  • Date: April 7, 2019
  • Buy-in: $160
  • Entries: 744
  • Prize pool: $111,600

The XL Blizzard #10 - $100,000 Tune Up took nearly 11 hours to finish and the one who emerged victorious here was none other than 888poker ambassador Chris "888Moorman" Moorman who won the first prize of $21,092 after defeating "Kroat" in a heads-up battle.

The $160 buy-in event drew a total of 539 players plus 205 rebuys, which summed up to 744 entries. This created a total prize pool worth $111,600 with 72 spots in the money.

 

Last year, Chris Moorman reached the symbolic milestone of $15 million in online earnings.

The 33-year-old British poker player currently has total live earnings of $5.6 million, according to the Hendonmob.

XL Blizzard Series
The XL Blizzard offers players high-value tournaments with various ways to win big in this series. With a total of 34 different games scheduled, players can participate in as many events as they can with buy-ins starting in as little as $5.50!

If you don't like to shell out $5.50, then you can satellite your way in for just 1 penny!

Affordable Main Event with $500,000 GTD

The main feature of the XL Blizzard series is the $500,000 GTD Main Event, with an affordable buy-in of only $250.

You can also satellite your way into this event with their XL Blizzard Main Event Qualifier:

XL Blizzard Main Event - Qualifier

When: Every day at 21:00 GMT

Prize: Top 12 players will win a $250 seat to the Main Event.

If you're searching for a smaller event, then the XL Blizzard Mini Tune-Up Qualifier may be the best match for you:

XL Blizzard Mini Tune-Up Event - Qualifier

When: Every day at 17:00 GMT

Prize: Top 30 players will win a $16.50 seat to the Mini Tune-Up Event.

Another great thing about this is that anyone who joins in five tournaments shall be awarded a seat to a freeroll that will award four WSOP packages, three to the Crazy 8's tournament and one to the Main Event!

Visit 888poker's website to view the full XL Blizzard schedule.

Source:
https://www.pokernews.com/news/2019/04/888poker-xl-blizzard-chris-888moorman-moorman-ships-100-000-33835.htm?itm_content=pn-hp-hero-4

 


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11 comments for "Chris Moorman wins $100,000 XL Blizzard Tune Up event at 888poker"

 Mober12/04/2019 20:00:30 GMT
You cant say it is a tournament with a big buy in or a prize if that matters.
For that 160 USD the prize of a bit more than 21k looked nice,
but nothing extraordinaire Smile
And he is an 888 poker professional, so the glory stayed in the house by that win.
Not a bad promotion for them.
 pajalnick13/04/2019 02:38:31 GMT
Yes, a series of such tournaments for 888 poker is being held now .... but tournaments are quite ordinary for large poker rooms .... maybe for 888 poker is something extraordinary ... but it seems to me if such tournaments were for example at PokerStars or at PartyPoker they would not report it as an incredible event
 doubletop77713/04/2019 08:19:30 GMT
Many congratulations to Chris Moorman on winning this event. It must have given him extra pleasure to win as he is an ambassador on this site as well. Congratulations again to all the people who cashed
 Milos75313/04/2019 11:48:21 GMT
First three players are from UK Smile Good job from all of them, buy in was 160$ so prizes of 21k is not too bad. I also congratulate all the players who have managed to enter the final table. Gl
 CALICUL13/04/2019 13:47:36 GMT
Nothing interesting here because to make a comparison we can say that: this series is very poor ( only $1 million and 700 k ), compared to 30 millions dollars of the Party Poker series. I do not understand this enormous difference because 888 Poker is a big room compared to others. Good game made by Chris Moorman if he managed to beat 538 players and to win this tournament.
 Gerimantas13/04/2019 14:49:09 GMT
Very good results for ambassador from 888 poker chris moorman, it is not easy to record good score when you are big name, because very many people what to take your scalp.
Also interesting main event half million in prize money guarantee and for not big 250 buyin
 bowie198413/04/2019 19:28:24 GMT
Hey this was a nice prizepool for a tournament with a size like this one. Somehow this aspect of the game gets overlooked when we supposed to celebrate results from similar sized tourneys (prizewise) which had ten times larger buyins for a start.
 pajalnick14/04/2019 07:27:53 GMT
Of course, 538 players are not a very large number of players .... so it was probably much easier to become a winner in this tournament than to win, for example, in a tournament in which several thousand players are fighting for a prize .... but you still need to be a very good player because apparently in this tournament really good players were playing
 damosk14/04/2019 08:43:30 GMT
The XL Blizzard is a nice promotion from 888poker and allows them to show off their new graphics, which I have to say i am not a huge fan of! Anyhow, the XL Blizzard is a promotion that many players can get into with the sate;;its structure at 888poker quite easy to navigate and get yourself into big games for little money.
 Mober14/04/2019 10:46:33 GMT
They are having nice promotions in 888poker all the titme
and we cans see this here from the various threads that are being posted all the time.
And besides that, they have a nice series of tournaments, where you can get
a ticket with qualifiers, most of the times.
Many will chase a ticket for the 500k USD tournament, since the buy in says it is 250 usd Smile
 CALICUL15/04/2019 13:50:01 GMT
Sure, the number of players is not very high but these players are not amateurs. I think Chris Moorman had a corridor much easier to the other players and of course when you are an ambassador, you have some advantages and that is a sure thing. This thing happens in all rooms. Blink

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