Despite numerous ups and downs on the final table, Corrie Wunstel managed to come out victories in the $1,500 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha event. In total, the tournament saw a field of 978 players and Wunstel received $267,435 as well as his first gold bracelet for being the last man standing after 4 days of play.
"I became a Christian a few months ago. This victory is all for him and his glory. I had nothing to do with it. This victory really means nothing to me without him and his blessing," Wunstel told WSOP reporters following his victory.
OTHER IN-THE-MONEY FINISHERS:
Aside from the final table finishers, other notable players who cashed included - Jonathan Little (25th place), Max Pescatori (45th), Noah Schwartz (54th), Thor Hansen and Tom Schneider (57th).
Name: Corrie Wunstel
Current Residence: Baton Rouge, LA
Number of WSOP Cashes: 6
Number of WSOP Final Table Appearances: 1
Number of WSOP Gold Bracelet Victories: 1
Best Previous WSOP Finish: 20th (2015 $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em)
Total WSOP Earnings: $393,595
Personal Fact: Wunstel has 23 WSOP Circuit cashes including a WSOP Circuit gold ring, won back in 2010.