Brian Yoon Wins Fourth Bracelet in Occasion #57: $10,000 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship ($839,350)


After three days of lowball motion on the 2021 World Sequence of Poker, Brian Yoon defeated Danny Wong in heads-up play to win Occasion #57: $10,000 Restrict 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship on the Rio All-Suite Lodge and On line casino. The sector of 90 runners generated an $839,350 prize pool that paid Yoon $240,341 for first place.

Yoon received his fourth WSOP gold bracelet and joins a listing of four-time winners that features Huck Seed, John Monnette, Michael Gathy, Robert Mizrachi, and Eli Elezra. That is his first bracelet in a combined occasion after profitable the primary three in no-limit maintain’em.

Wil Wilkinson completed in third after a three-handed battle that lasted practically seven hours. Don Nguyen, Joao Vieira, Brandon Shack-Harris, and Jordan Siegel rounded out an skilled last desk that fought their method via one of many hardest combined sport fields on the WSOP.

Different gamers ending among the many 14 gamers to make it into the cash embrace Mike Matusow, Dan Smith, Nathan Gamble, Shaun Deeb, Michael Trivett, and Dan Zack.

Ultimate Desk Outcomes

Place Title Nation Prize
1 Brian Yoon United States $240,341
2 Danny Wong United States $148,341
3 Wil Wilkinson United States $104,381
4 Don Nguyen United States $74,939
5 Joao Vieira Portugal $54,993
6 Brandon Shack-Harris United States $54,217
7 Jordan Siegel United States $31,290
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Winner’s Response

“That is superior as a result of I might say that proper now deuce-to-seven is my favourite sport,” Yoon stated about his first combined sport bracelet. “I’ve been engaged on this sport for a number of years. I studied and I discovered the sport. I discovered a variety of superior stuff about this sport and it’s nice to get to make use of it.”

Yoon’s attraction to combined video games relies on discovering much less satisfaction in no-limit maintain’em, a relatable feeling for the rising group of poker gamers and followers which have discovered their method to new variations in recent times.

“I’m probably not having fun with no-limit as a lot as I used to, so I began enjoying different stuff. Draw variations have been among the many first video games that I began enjoying.”

Yoon enjoys the relaxed ambiance of combined video games simply as a lot as profitable at them.

“The vibes are totally different. Clearly, you probably have somebody like Loopy Mike (Thorpe) round, it’s going to be totally different. Even when he wasn’t there it’s much more chill.”

The relaxed tempo and magnificence of play additionally present a distinct set of challenges that are likely to create a extra laid-back ambiance.

“You’re restricted on betting and you’ll solely wager a lot, you’ll be able to’t actually give off an excessive amount of data. Particularly in this type of sport, they’re going to see how a lot you’re drawing so it doesn’t essentially matter how a lot data you give off.

No-limit is tremendous critical and individuals are extra frightened about giving freely data. No-limit is a extra complicated sport, there’s little question about that.”

Yoon is now a four-time champion, becoming a member of a protracted listing of among the greatest poker gamers on this planet, however he’s not sweating his legacy.

“It feels good to tack on one other one, however I don’t take into consideration my legacy. I’m not attempting to grind out poker for the subsequent 40 years. I’ll be round and enjoying within the Primary Occasion for some time, however I’m not bracelet looking or attempting to catch Phil Hellmuth’s report. It simply feels good to get into elite firm.”

Danny Wong
Danny Wong

Ultimate Desk Motion

Day 3 started with the eight gamers that survived Day 2, however Thorpe made a rapid exit when Vieira made a seven-six to beat his eight-six and knock him out of the match in eighth place. The remaining seven gamers moved over to the featured desk within the Amazon room for last desk play.

Quickly after arriving on the facet stage, Siegel hit the rail in seventh after Wong’s seven-six beat his ace-low. A short while later, Shack-Harris was headed for the payout window after his rough-nine misplaced to Wong’s rough-eight. Vieira was subsequent to go in fifth place after Yoon’s eight-seven beat his nine-eight. The primary 4 gamers have been gone in slightly below 90 minutes.

With Vieira gone, the remaining 4 gamers have been with out a distinguished quick stack and play started to stretch out.

Nguyen was subsequent to go in fourth, ending off a fantastic three-day run that noticed him construct a stack early and keep persistently on the high of the leaderboard for a lot of the match. Nguyen was despatched to the rail after Yoon pressured a fold that left him together with his final large wager. Wilkinson stepped in and completed the job on the subsequent hand with a ten-nine as a reside drawing Nguyen peeled a king on his final draw.

Three-handed play was a check of endurance and the lead modified a number of instances with out an elimination for practically seven hours. After making his method from the quick stack to the lead, after which again to the quick stack, Wilkinson made a pair of sevens in opposition to Wong’s nine-eight and was knocked out of the match in third place.

Heads-up play was fast-paced and Yoon prolonged his lead early to place the strain on Wong. It didn’t take lengthy earlier than the newly minted four-time champion put Wong close to elimination. The large second got here when Wong drew to a seven-six and Yoon’s ten-eight held as Wong peeled a king to finish the bid for his first WSOP gold bracelet.

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