Brian Yoon Wins World Sequence of Poker Deuce-To-Seven Triple Draw Lowball Championship For His Fourth Bracelet


Brian Yoon got here into the 2021 World Sequence of Poker with three bracelets to his title. Every of these got here in a no-limit maintain’em occasion, with two wins in decrease buy-in, giant discipline occasions (the 2013 $1,111 Little One For One Drop and the 2017 $1,500 Monster Stack), and one other coming in a $5,000 buy-in eight-max occasion that featured a stacked remaining desk.

The 31-year-old poker professional diverged from that sample together with his fourth win on the collection, which got here within the $10,000 buy-in deuce-to-seven triple draw lowball championship occasion. Yoon defeated a discipline of 90 entries to earn $240,341 whereas changing into simply the 57th participant in poker historical past to safe 4 or extra WSOP bracelets.

“It’s official, I’m a ‘blended recreation participant’,” mentioned Yoon in a post-win social media submit that was accompanied by a pensive-faced emoji.

“I’d say that proper now deuce-to-seven is my favourite recreation,” Yoon instructed PokerNews dwell reporters after popping out on prime. “I’ve been engaged on this recreation for a number of years. I studied and I realized the sport. I realized plenty of superior stuff about this recreation and it’s nice to get to make use of it.”

Along with the cash and the {hardware}, Yoon was additionally awarded 540 Card Participant Participant of the Yr factors for the win. This was his second remaining desk exhibiting of the 12 months, having additionally positioned fifth within the $2,500 blended triple draw lowball occasion earlier on within the collection. Yoon now sits in 352nd place within the 2021 POY race, which is sponsored by International Poker. Yoon was additionally awarded 240 PokerGO Tour rankings factors because the champion of this occasion.

Joao VieiraThe ultimate day of the event started with eight gamers remaining and Yoon in second place behind Danny Wong. ‘Loopy’ Mike Thorpe was the primary to fall. He made an 8-6 low after the primary two attracts and stood pat, solely to search out himself up towards the sleek 7-6 low of bracelet winner Joao Vieira. Thorpe earned $54,993 because the eighth-place finisher.

Jordan Siegel was the following to hit the rail. He ran his brief stack right into a 7-6-5-4-2 that was made after the primary draw by Wong and was eradicated in seventh place ($31,690) after failing to make higher than an ace low.

Two-time bracelet winner Brandon Shack-Harris referred to as his remaining guess with a 9-8 low after the ultimate draw, solely to be proven an 8-7 low by Wong. Harris was awarded $41,270 for his second final-table end of the collection.

Vieira was at his third remaining desk on the Rio, having joined Yoon on the remaining desk of the $2,500 blended triple draw lowball earlier than making the ultimate 5 within the $10,000 brief deck. His newest deep run got here to an finish when he bumped into an 8-7 low for Yoon. Vieira’s 9-8 low was second finest, and he was eradicated in fifth place ($54,993).

4-handed play continued for just a few hours. Ultimately, Don Nguyen was despatched residence in fourth place when his remaining few chips went in with a 6-4-3-2 draw. He was up towards a pat 10-9 for Wil Wilkinson. Nguyen ended up hitting a king on the ultimate draw to complete fourth ($74,939).

Danny WongRegardless of incomes that knockout, Wilkinson was finally the following to be despatched residence. He slid down the leaderboard till he was left with only a few bets. In his remaining hand, he wound up with a pair of sevens after the ultimate draw, which was handily overwhelmed by the 9-8-7-6-3 of Wong.

Heads-up play started with Wong holding 3,050,000 to Yoon’s 2,350,000. The tables have been rapidly turned, after which Yoon started to drag away. he constructed greater than a 6:1 chip lead by the point the ultimate hand was dealt. The ultimate chips went in after two attracts with Yoon holding a 10-8-7-6-3 towards the 7-6-4-3-X of Wong. Yoon stood pat and Wong drew up a king, ending his event in second place. He was awarded $148,341 for his runner-up exhibiting.

Here’s a take a look at the payouts and rankings factors awarded on the remaining desk:

Place Participant Earnings POY Factors PokerGO
1 Brian Yoon $240,341 540 240
2 Danny Wong $148,341 450 149
3 Wil Wilkinson $104,381 360 104
4 Don Nguyen $74,939 270 75
5 Joao Vieira $54,993 225 55
6 Brandon Shack-Harris $41,270 180 41
7 Jordan Siegel $31,690 135 32

Winner picture credit score: WSOP / Melissa Haereiti.




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