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2022 53rd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Saturday, June 18, 2022 to Monday, June 20, 2022

Event #40: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,277,525
  • Entries: 137
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:31 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Loses A Big One

David Funkhouser

Daniel Zack posted his bring in with a   up and called when David Funkhouser completed with his  .

David Funkhouser:   /    / 
Daniel Zack:   /    / 

On fourth street, Funkhouser checked over to Zack who bet and Funkhouser called.

Fifth and sixth street saw Funkhouser check-call twice more against Zack.

On seventh street, Zack bet and Funkhouser went into the tank. "I don't think I can call with this card," he lamented as he thought about his decision. After some time he tossed his hand into the muck and Zack put lots of distance between himself and Funkhouser.

Daniel Zack7,220,0001,520,000
David Funkhouser1,000,000-1,520,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:24 PM Local Time
Zack Forces Funkhouser Off Two Pair

Daniel Zack:   /    
David Funkhouser:   /     - folded

Daniel Zack completed and David Funkhouser called. Zack did the betting on fourth before Funkhouser led out on fifth after pairing his king.

Zack called as Funkhouser checked on sixth. Zack bet out and Funkhouser gave the decision some thought before folding.

Daniel Zack5,700,000880,000
David Funkhouser2,520,000-880,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:18 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Daniel Zack4,820,000-680,000
David Funkhouser3,400,000680,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:12 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Takes One, Zack Takes One

Daniel Zack:   /     - folded
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Daniel Zack completed, then called when David Funkhouser raised. Zack again called on fourth before both players checked fifth.

Funkhouser put out another bet on sixth and Zack called. When Funkhouser bet again on seventh, Zack gave an exasperated sigh and folded his cards.

"I don't think this is going to be the last hand of the tournament. Unless you do something crazy," Funkhouser said as the next hand was dealt.

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Funkhouser called bets on fifth and sixth streets before Zack bet again on seventh. Funkhouser called as Zack turned over     for a pair of queens to take the pot.

Daniel Zack5,500,000380,000
David Funkhouser2,720,000-380,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:06 PM Local Time
Zack Back In The Lead

David Funkhouser posted the bring in with a   up and Daniel Zack completed with an   which Funkhouser called.

David Funkhouser:   /    / 
Daniel Zack:   /    /  

Fourth, fifth and sixth streets all saw Funkhouser check-call a bet from Zack.

On seventh street, Funkhouser checked once more to Zack who bet and was met with a fold from Funkhouser.

With that pot, Zack regained the tournament chip lead.

Daniel Zack5,120,0001,620,000
David Funkhouser3,100,000-1,620,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:56 PM Local Time
Zack Fights Back

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

David Funkhouser completed and bet on fourth street, with Daniel Zack calling both bets.

Zack led out upon drawing an ace on fifth and Funkhouser called. Both players checked down sixth and seventh.

Zack showed     for a pair of sevens, and that was good enough to win the pot.

Alluding to his marathon heads-up match against Dustin Dirksen earlier this series, Zack had a warning for Funkhouser.

"It was at this point that I had him 30-1 and it ended up going another six hours," Zack said.

"I don't think it's going another six hours," Funkhouser replied.

David Funkhouser4,720,000-1,580,000
Daniel Zack3,500,0001,580,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:46 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Takes One Back

Zack completed with a   up against Funkhouser's bring in of   and Funkhouser responded by raising, which Zack called.

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    /  

Zack checked to Funkhouser who bet and Zack called on fourth street.

Funkhouser and Zack both checked their hands down all subsequent streets and on seventh street, when all checking was done, Zack indicated that all he had was the pair of twos on the board. Funkhouser turned over     for a pair of threes to take a pot down.

David Funkhouser6,300,000910,000
Daniel Zack1,920,000-910,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:36 PM Local Time
Zack Doubles Up

Daniel Zack

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Daniel Zack completed, David Funkhouser raised, and Zack re-raised. Funkhouser called as Zack bet again on fourth, leaving himself 600,000 behind.

Funkhouser called and they got the rest of Zack's chips in the middle by sixth street.

"Got anything yet," Zack asked.

"Just a pair," Funkhouser replied, showing     for a pair of nines.

Zack turned over     for queens and tens to win the pot as this heads-up battle continues.

David Funkhouser5,390,000-1,610,000
Daniel Zack2,830,0001,610,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:30 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
David Funkhouser7,000,000280,000
Daniel Zack1,220,000-280,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:24 PM Local Time
Zack Getting Short

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

David Funkhouser completed and Daniel Zack called. Zack led out on fourth street and Funkhouser called to fifth.

Funkhouser took the lead once again as Zack called. Funkhouser put out another bet on sixth, Zack called, and they both checked down seventh.

Funkhouser's     for a pair of queens was good enough to take the pot.

"Danger zone," a suddenly short-stacked Zack said following the hand.

David Funkhouser6,720,000520,000
Daniel Zack1,500,000-520,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:21 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Takes Another One

David Funkhouser

David Funkhouser brought in with a   up and Daniel Zack called with a   up.

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Fourth and fifth street were checked by both players, while sixth street and seventh street saw Funkhouser bet and get called by Zack.
"Threes," Funkhouser said while turning over     for trip threes which was good for the pot and Funkhouser's chip lead grew once more.

David Funkhouser6,200,000930,000
Daniel Zack2,020,000-930,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:14 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Takes First Big Pot After Break

David Funkhouser:   /    / 
Daniel Zack:   /    / 

After the first few pots after coming back from break were won uncontested ("Off to a thrilling start," Daniel Zack joked), David Funkhouser has opened up a lead after the most recent hand.

Zack completed and Funkhouser called before Funkhouser bet on fourth. Zack called, then called two more bets on fifth and sixth.

Both players checked on seventh as Zack announced he had a pair of eights. Funkhouser, though, showed    for two pair to win the pot.

David Funkhouser5,270,0001,120,000
Daniel Zack2,950,000-1,120,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:07 PM Local Time
Level 28 started
Level: 28
Blinds: 200,000/400,000
Ante: 0
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:57 PM Local Time
Nearly Even at the Break
David Funkhouser4,150,000-270,000
Daniel Zack4,070,000270,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:49 PM Local Time
Break Time

Level 27 has come to an end and the players are headed off on another 10-minute break.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:47 PM Local Time
Zack Folds to Funkhouser's Kings

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Daniel Zack opened the pot and David Funkhouser came along to see fourth street. Funkhouser called two more bets on fourth and fifth.

Funkhouser had a pair of kings showing by sixth and led out with a bet. Zack called before Funkhouser led out again on seventh.

Zack this time gave up his hand as Funkhouser retook the chip lead.

David Funkhouser4,420,000720,000
Daniel Zack3,800,000-720,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:42 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Daniel Zack4,520,000-680,000
David Funkhouser3,700,000680,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:28 PM Local Time
Ace-High Good Enough to Scoop for Funkhouser

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

David Funkhouser completed and bet on all streets, with Zack calling him down.

Zack showed a   for ace-high and a low, but Funkhouser turned over     for ace-high, king-kicker and a better low to scoop the pot.

The next hand, Funkhouser would give some of his newfound chips back.

David Funkhouser:   /    / 
Daniel Zack:   /    / 

Zack completed this time and Funkhouser called before both players checked on fourth.

Funkhouser took the lead with bets on fifth and sixth, with Zack calling. On seventh, Zack opened with a bet and sent Funkhouser into the tank for nearly two minutes before he folded.

Daniel Zack5,200,00080,000
David Funkhouser3,020,000-80,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:19 PM Local Time
Zack's Nines Up

Zack brought in with a   and called when Funkhouser completed with a   up.

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Funkhouser bet out on fourth, fifth, and sixth street with both players checking on seventh. "Two pair?" Zack inquired as he turned over     for nines and fives and Funkhouser nodded, giving an indiction that it was good and Zack raked in a pot.

Daniel Zack5,120,000800,000
David Funkhouser3,100,000-800,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:04 PM Local Time
Back To Even

Daniel Zack posted with a   up and David Funkhouser completed with a   up and Zack called.

David Funkhouser:   /    
Daniel Zack:   /    (Folded on sixth street)

Funkhouser bet fourth, fifth and sixth street, with Zack calling the first two and then folding the last.

With this pot, the stacks have evened up yet again, with Zack holding a slight lead over Funkhouser.

Daniel Zack4,320,000-180,000
David Funkhouser3,900,000180,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander