The 2018 XL eclipse is finished – Check out our review

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The 2018 XL Eclipse has ended with 28.438 entrants competing in 34 events for $2,716,699 in prize money. This was a really outstanding series by 888poker!

The 2018 XL eclipse

This series brought us one repeat winner – “cuadrado12” from Sweden. As a two titles winner, he received $1000 cash bonus. If he, or any other player, managed to win 3 titles, he would get $10.000. And in the case of the 4 titles winner, 888 had $100,000 ready to give away. For more than 4 titles, the prize was incredible $1M!

The highlight of the series was the $1,050 buy-in Event #32: $1,000,000 Main Event. There were 710 players who took their rebuys 287 times. The 997-entry field means that players enjoyed a small overlay. The winner of The Main Event is Roman “Romeopro33” Romanovskyi who took the Title and $187.500 1st place cash prize. 


The 2018 XL eclipse  Main Event Final table finishers and prizes:

The 2018 XL eclipse final table


Two-Time Winner – “cuadrado12”

On Sunday, the $215 buy-in Event #31: $100,000 Mega Deep drew 486 players who rebought 249 times. That created a $147K prize pool that was paid out to the top 64 players including Fabricio “DrMiKee” Gonzalez (55th – $559), “Pimmelspeck” (20th – $1,279), “IbetUfold_x” (7th – $3,675), and “NoMamesWeyyy” (3rd – $15,082).

After 9 hours and 34 minutes, Sweden’s “cuadrado12” defeated “nnnnn_” in heads-up play to win it for $27,930. It was the second win of the series for the Swede after he topped a 782-entry field to win $160 buy-in Event #10: $100,000 Tune-Up for $22,170. By winning a pair of XL Eclipse titles, “cuadrado12” received a $1,000 bonus!


2018 XL Eclipse Winners list is announced by 888poker magazine. You can check it here. If you still don’t have an account with 888poker, visit our site for the full offer review and register to enjoy all the benefits.