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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 4:45 PM Local Time
Zack Fills Up

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Daniel Zack completed and kept betting on fourth street, with Funkhouser calling both bets.

Zack bet again on fifth as Funkhouser took his time before calling once again. The same action was repeated on sixth, with Zack betting and Funkhouser pondering the decision for a moment before flicking in the chips to call.

Zack slowed down and checked on seventh before Funkhouser paused and checked back.

"Full house," Zack said, turning over     for deuces full of kings to win the pot.

David Funkhouser5,020,000-1,230,000
Daniel Zack3,200,0001,230,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:35 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:35 PM Local Time
Zack Claws Back

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

David Funkhouser completed and Daniel Zack called. Zack then led out after catching a pair of sevens and Funkhouser called.

Zack checked on fifth, allowing Funkhouser to take the lead with a bet. Zack called, then called another bet on sixth. Both players checked seventh.

Zack flipped over the   for trip sevens and Funkhouser mucked.

The players have agreed to play on through the next scheduled break.

David Funkhouser6,250,000-1,070,000
Daniel Zack1,970,000770,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:32 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Takes One More From Zack

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

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Fourth street was checked by both players. The following streets saw Funkhouser bet each one and Zack called him up to seventh street where Zack called him again. "Aces-up," declared Funkhouser turning over     and Zack nodded, tossing his hand into the muck.

David Funkhouser7,320,0001,000,000
Daniel Zack1,200,000-700,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:21 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Makes a Wheel

David Funkhouser

David Funkhouser:   /    / 
Daniel Zack:   /    / 

Daniel Zack opened the pot by completing before David Funkhouser raised. Zack called that bet and another on fourth street.

Funkhouser kept up the betting on fifth and sixth, with Zack calling through to seventh. Zack checked his queen, and Funkhouser bet again.

Zack took his time before tossing in the chips to call.

"Wheel and a low," Funkhouser said, turning over     to scoop the pot as Zack asked the dealer to spread out Funkhouser's board before he mucked.

David Funkhouser6,320,000595,000
Daniel Zack1,900,000-625,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:17 PM Local Time
Ziya Rahim Eliminated In 3rd Place ($147,800)

Ziya Rahim

David Funkhouser posted the bring in with a   up and Daniel Zack called with a   up, with Ziya Rahim calling behind him with a   up for his remaining chips.

Ziya Rahim:   /    / 
Daniel Zack:   /  (Folded on fourth street)
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Funkhouser bet on fourth street and Zack quickly folded his hand leaving the other two to expose their hands. Rahim was ahead initially with his queen high, but the fifth street eight gave Funkhouser an eight-six low and the sixth street two gave Funkhouser a straight and a six-five low, leaving Rahim drawing dead for either half of the pot.

Rahim shook hands with both of his opponents as the two remaining players geared up to play their heads up match for a bracelet.

David Funkhouser5,725,000290,000
Daniel Zack2,525,000225,000
Ziya Rahim0-30,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:09 PM Local Time
Zack Leaves Rahim With Crumbs

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
Ziya Rahim:   /    / 

Ziya Rahim completed and received a call from Daniel Zack.

Zack took the lead on fourth street and Rahim called, then called more bets on fifth and streets.

On seventh, Zack put out another bet and Rahim went into the tank for about a minute before gathering most of his stack in a pile and sliding it forward.

"Full house," Zack announced, turning over    .

Rahim jumped out of his chair in frustration before mucking his cards. "Bigger full house, you mean," he told Zack as he finally sat back down, his stack decimated to less than 100,000.

Daniel Zack2,300,000645,000
Ziya Rahim30,000-520,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:03 PM Local Time
Zack Bounces Back

Daniel Zack

David Funkhouser posted the bring in with a   up, and Daniel Zack completed with a   up which folded out Ziya Rahim and Funkhouser called.

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Funkhouser bet his pair of threes on fourth street and fifth street which Zack called both times. On sixth street, Funkhouser checked to Zack who bet and was quickly called. On seventh street, Funkhouser checked once more and Zack bet and got a quick call. "Kings up," declared Zack as he turned over     for kings and fives which was good for the pot as Zack won a much needed pot.

David Funkhouser5,435,000-565,000
Daniel Zack1,655,000455,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:56 PM Local Time
Rahim in the Danger Zone

Ziya Rahim:   /    - folded
David Funkhouser:   /   

David Funkhouser completed and Ziya Rahim called. Funkhouser bet again on fourth street and Rahim stuck around, committing most of his stack.

Rahim checked over to Funkhouser after catching a pair of threes on fifth street but folded to a bet as Funkhouser continued his domination of the three-handed final table.

David Funkhouser6,000,00065,000
Ziya Rahim550,000-385,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:51 PM Local Time
Rahim Folds Threes

Ziya Rahim

Daniel Zack completed with a   up, Ziya Rahim completed with a   up, while David Funkhouser called with a   while Zack folded.

Ziya Rahim:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Rahim bet on fourth street which Funkhouser called. Fifth street saw Rahim check-call against Funkhouser. On sixth street, Rahim bet his pair of threes which Funkhouser responded to by raising, and Rahim called. On seventh Rahim checked to Funkhouser who bet and Rahim shook his head and folded, leaving his stack at just under one million.

David Funkhouser5,935,000735,000
Ziya Rahim935,000-965,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:44 PM Local Time
Zack Keeps Falling

Daniel Zack

Daniel Zack:   /    - folded
David Funkhouser:   /   

While Ziya Rahim was sending messages to Daniel Zack's girlfriend through the live stream about what a great guy he is and how he's going to cut back on poker, Zack called after David Funkhouser completed.

Funkhouser bet again on fourth and Zack called. Zack then folded to a bet on fifth street to fall to just over 1,000,000.

David Funkhouser5,200,000345,000
Daniel Zack1,200,0005,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:36 PM Local Time
Funkhouser Takes From Zack

David Funkhouser

Ziya Rahim brought it in with a   up and David Funkhouser completed with a   up. Daniel Zack raised which folded out Rahim and Funkhouser called.

Daniel Zack:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Zack checked-called fourth, fifth and sixth street against Funkhouser, and on seventh street, both players checked. "Twos," said Zack which were no good as Funkhouser turned over     for a pair of tens to scoop the pot and leave Zack at just over one million chips.

David Funkhouser4,855,000855,000
Daniel Zack1,195,000-1,105,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:28 PM Local Time
Rahim Gives it Up

Ziya Rahim:   /    / 
David Funkhouser:   /    / 

Ziya Rahim completed and David Funkhouser made it three bets. Rahim called.

Funkhouser continued betting through to seventh street, with Rahim calling. On seventh, Rahim checked over to Funkhouser who put out another bet.

Rahim this time stared down at his board for nearly a minute before gathering his cards and throwing them into the muck.

David Funkhouser4,000,000-350,000
Ziya Rahim1,900,000-800,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:25 PM Local Time
"First Blood"

Ziya Rahim posted the bring in showing the   and David Funkhouser completed with a   up. Daniel Zack folded and Rahim called.

David Funkhouser:   /    / 
Ziya Rahim:   /    / 

Funkhouser checked on fourth street to Rahim who bet which Funkhouser called. Fifth and sixth street saw Funkhouser bet and Rahim call both times.

Both players checked on seventh and Funkhouser declared "one pair," before turning over     for a pair of nines. Rahim nodded and mucked his cards, giving Funkhouser the whole pot.

"First Blood," Zack commented while Funkhouser raked in the pot.

David Funkhouser4,350,000895,000
Ziya Rahim1,975,000-725,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:14 PM Local Time
Rahim Ends Zack's Streak

"Welcome to the Dan Zack show," Ziya Rahim said as Zack took the first several pots of the day.

It would be Rahim who would put an end to that streak.

Ziya Rahim:   /   
Daniel Zack:   /    - folded

Rahim completed and Zack called. Rahim continued with bets on fourth and fifth streets, with Zack finally tossing his cards away on fifth.

"You're never scared," Rahim said as he dragged in the pot.

Ziya Rahim2,700,000455,000
Daniel Zack2,300,000-330,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:09 PM Local Time
Three For Zack

The first hand of today's final table saw Rahim complete with the   bringing in and Zack calling with the  .

Ziya Rahim:   /   
Dan Zack:   /   

Action checked through to fifth street where Zack bet and got a fold.

The following two hands saw Zack post the bring in with a   and a   up, getting folds from his opponents both times.

Daniel Zack2,630,000400,000
Ziya Rahim2,245,000-300,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:04 PM Local Time
Shuffle Up and Deal

The remaining three players are in their seats and have unbagged their chips as Day 4 has begun.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 2:15 PM Local Time
Three Remain in Hunt for $10,000 Seven Card Stud 8 or Better Championship


An 11-hour Day 3 full of trash talking and slow rolling wasn't enough to reach a conclusion of Event #40: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship.

David Funkhouser, Ziya Rahim, and Daniel Zack will return to play today on an extra Day 4 beginning at 3 p.m. local time inside the Bally's Event Center. Funkhouser, looking for his first World Series of Poker bracelet, has the chip lead with 3,455,000.

Rahim, also chasing his first taste of WSOP glory, is in second place with 2,545,000. Zack is no stranger to marathon sessions, having survived one to win his second bracelet in the $10,000 Omaha 8 or Better event earlier this series, but has his work cut out for him as the short stack with 2,230,000.

Event #40: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Final Table results

1  $324,174
2  $200,356
3  $147,800
4Eric KurtzmanUnited States$110,379
5Shaun DeebUnited States$83,465
6Chad EveslageUnited States$63,914
7Brian HastingsUnited States$49,571
8Steven LoubeUnited States$38,947

Play will begin in Level 25, with limits of 100,000-200,000. Levels will continue to be 90-minutes long.

At the end of this extra day, there will be only one who made it to the finish line of this marathon and who can call themselves the Stud 8 or Better Champion and take home the $324,174 top prize.

PokerNews will be on hand throughout the day providing all the updates.