Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (2024)

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Event Info

2024 World Series of Poker

Resultado Final

Vencedor

David Funkhouser

Mão Vencedora

9x8x7x6x4x

Prémio

$123,314

Event Info

Buy-in

$1,500

Prize Pool

$604,755

Entradas

453

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Entradas

6

Jogadores em jogo

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Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed)

Dia 3 Concluído

David Funkhouser Takes Down $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw for First Bracelet and $123,314

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Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (3)

Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (4)

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw has come to a close here at the 2024 World Series of Poker hosted at Horseshoe and Paris Las Vegas. The event attracted 453 total entrants to generate a prize pool of $604,755. Only six players remained at the start of the third and final day, all of whom were guaranteed at least $19,087.

David Funkhouser already came close to a bracelet earlier this series when he made the final table of the $1,500 Double Board Bomb Pot Mix, ultimately finishing in fourth place in that event for $91,891. Today, Funkhouser topped that accomplishment, defeating Michel Leibgorin in heads-up play to take home his first WSOP gold bracelet and the top prize of $123,314.

Winner's Reaction

"It means a lot," Funkhouser mentioned shortly after his victory. "[I've come] close this year and close for many years. Played dozens, if not hundreds of these [bracelet events]. They're hard to win. We had a tough final table and Michel is a fantastically tough opponent. They all gave me tough spots the whole way. It's great to win and it ain't easy."

Funkhouser is no stranger to success in mixed game formats with four WSOP final tables to his name before this event and three of those four coming in formats other than no-limit hold'em. Funkhouser mentioned recently, shifting his focus from fixed-limit games to big bet games.

"I have found myself gravitating more towards big bet and away from fixed limit, whereas I was more fixed limit for a number of years. Limit is fun and casual but I've been kind of embracing the more high-intensity situations [that come with big bet games]. And single draw is kind of the best marriage of the two, it's a lowball game but then it's no-limit. Anybody who has not tried it should absolutely try it. Especially if you like pot-limit Omaha or no-limit hold'em. It's a fantastically beautiful game, as long as humans are on this earth we will be playing no-limit single draw lowball."

Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1David FunkhouserUnited States$123,314
2Michel LeibgorinFrance$81,412
3Charles TuckerUnited States$54,868
4Owais AhmedUnited States$37,764
5Ali EslamiUnited States$26,555
6Tzu Peng WangTaiwan$19,087
7David "ODB" BakerUnited States$14,030

Final Day Action

Owais Ahmed began the final day as the shortest stack but found two double ups early on to go from the bottom to the top of the counts in the first level of the day. Meanwhile, Tzu Peng Wang started the day in the middle of the pack but couldn't get any momentum and became the first casualty of the day after getting his pat-ten cracked by Charles Tucker who drew into a seven-low.

Funkhouser also started the day with a middling stack but quickly found himself short after the first few orbits. Funkhouser kept himself in contention with a series of back-to-back shoves where he was able to win plenty without showdown from stealing the antes and blinds. It took more than two hours for another player to be eliminated following Wang's elimination earlier and several players took their turn as chipleader during this period. Ali Eslami was leading at one point during the final five but was eventually next to fall after first doubling up Funkhouser before losing the rest of it to Tucker, who had drawn an eight-low to score the knockout.

Leibgorin started the day with a commanding chip lead over the rest of the field and although he went through a few swings during the final five, he once again had a big lead over his opponents following the elimination of Eslami in fifth. He extended his lead further after Ahmed moved in with a draw to a ten-low only to find out that he was drawing dead against Leibgorin who had started with a pat-eight to eliminate the last bracelet winner left in the field in fourth place.

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (5)

Leibgorin continued to pressure his opponents during the final three and at one point had over half the chips in play while Funkhouser was again short-stacked. A shift in momentum began when Funkhouser made a stand with a pat-ten and picked off a big bluff from Tucker to close the gap between the two players while Tucker became the definitive short stack. Tucker couldn't find a comeback from that point and was knocked out by Funkhouser a few hands later, giving Funkhouser a modest lead over Leibgorin going into heads-up play.

Leibgorin's aggressive playing style saw him close the gap early between himself and Funkhouser, but the lightning-fast heads-up duel was over shortly after it had begun. Leibgorin called a shove from Funkhouser with a draw to an eight-six and bricked while Funkhouser held with a pat-nine to take home the final pot of the night.

That concludes our coverage for this event but be sure to stay tuned to PokerNews for our continuing coverage of the 2024 WSOP.

Tags:Ali EslamiCharles TuckerDavid FunkhouserMichel LeibgorinOwais AhmedTzu Peng Wang

David Funkhouser Wins Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw ($123,314)

Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (6)

David Funkhouser has outlasted a field of 453 entries in Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw.

It is the first career WSOP gold bracelet for Funkhouser, who also takes home the top prize of $123,314. Stay tuned for a full recap of the final day.

Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1David FunkhouserUnited States$123,314
2Michel LeibgorinFrance$81,412
3Charles TuckerUnited States$54,868
4Owais AhmedUnited States$37,764
5Ali EslamiUnited States$26,555
6Tzu Peng WangTaiwan$19,087
7David "ODB" BakerUnited States$14,030

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Michel Leibgorin Eliminated in 2nd Place ($81,412)

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Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (8)

David Funkhouser opened to 400,000 from the button and Michel Leibgorin three-bet to 1,110,000 from the big blind. Funkhouser asked his opponent how much he had left behind, and after confirming that Leibgorin had roughly 4,100,000 back, Funkhouser moved all in with a covering stack. Leibgorin made the call and was at risk, drawing one while Funkhouser stood pat.

Michel Leibgorin: 8x6x3x2x/Xx Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (9)
David Funkhouser: 9x8x7x6x4x

Leibgorin was drawing to an eight-six while Funkhouser was ahead with a pat-nine. Leibgorin picked up a Kx on the final draw and was forced to settle for second place while Funkhouser took down the final pot of the tournament.

JogadorFichasOscilação
David Funkhouser11,325,000

5,575,000

5,575,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (12)

Michel LeibgorinEliminado

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (15)

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Leibgorin Wins with a Pair

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Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

Michel Leibgorin opened to 275,000 on the button and David Funkhouser called in the big blind.

Both players asked for two cards, with both checking it down. Leibgorin showed Kx4x4x3x2x for a pair of fours, and it was good enough to take the pot as Funkhouser mucked.

JogadorFichasOscilação
David Funkhouser5,750,000

-150,000

-150,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (18)

Michel Leibgorin5,550,000

150,000

150,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (21)

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Leibgorin Strikes First

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Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

As heads-up play began, David Funkhouser limped on the button and Michel Leibgorin checked his big blind option.

Leibgorin asked for three and Funkhouser took two cards. Leibgorin then led out for 350,000, taking down the pot as Funkhouser mucked.

JogadorFichasOscilação
David Funkhouser5,900,000

-500,000

-500,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (24)

Michel Leibgorin5,400,000

500,000

500,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (27)

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Charles Tucker Eliminated in 3rd Place ($54,868)

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Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (28)

Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (29)

David Funkhouser opened to 400,000 from the button, Charles Tucker three-bet shoved for 1,500,000 from the big blind and Funkhouser made the call with a covering stack to put Tucker at risk. Tucker drew one while Funkhouser stood pat.

Charles Tucker: 10x6x4x2x Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (30)
David Funkhouser: 10x6x5x3x2x

Tucker was drawing very thin against Funkhouser's pat ten and couldn't catch a three on the draw, instead picking up a 9x to make a worse ten-low. Tucker's deep run came to an end in third place while Funkhouser claimed the last of his chips.

JogadorFichasOscilação
David Funkhouser6,400,000

2,650,000

2,650,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (33)

Michel Leibgorin4,900,000

-550,000

-550,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (36)

Charles TuckerEliminado

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Funkhouser Gets Value

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Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

Charles Tucker raised to 375,000 in the small blind and David Funkhouser defended his big blind.

Tucker called for two cards and Funkhouser took one. Tucker then checked to Funkhouser, who fired a bet of 330,000.

After a moment, Tucker tossed in the call. Funkhouser showed 10x6x5x4x3x, taking down the pot as Tucker mucked.

JogadorFichasOscilação
Michel Leibgorin5,450,000

-200,000

-200,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (41)

David Funkhouser3,750,000

770,000

770,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (44)

Charles Tucker2,450,000

-800,000

-800,000

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Leibgorin's Big Blind Shove

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Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

David Funkhouser opened to 550,000 in the small blind and was quickly met with an all in from Michel Leibgorin in the big blind.

Funkhouser took some time before letting it go, shipping the chips to Leibgorin on his left.

JogadorFichasOscilação
Michel Leibgorin5,650,000

850,000

850,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (49)

Charles Tucker3,250,000

650,000

650,000
David Funkhouser2,980,000

-920,000

-920,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (54)

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Funkhouser Finds the Right Call

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Nível 30: Blinds 80,000/160,000, 240,000 ante

Michel Leibgorin opened to 350,000 from the button and was called by David Funkhouser in the big blind, who stood pat while Leibgorin drew two.

After the draw Funkhouser bet 275,000. Leibgorin raised to 1,000,000 and Funkhouser went deep into the tank.

After several minutes Funkhouser flicked in a call and showed a ten-low with 10x8x7x4x3x. Leibgorin mucked and Funkhouser took down a sizable pot.

JogadorFichasOscilação
Michel Leibgorin4,800,000

-1,520,000

-1,520,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (58)

David Funkhouser3,900,000

2,015,000

2,015,000

Event #63: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw (7-Handed) | 2024 World Series of Poker (61)

Charles Tucker2,600,000

-550,000

-550,000

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