Monday, September 12, 2016 4:59 PM Local Time
David "Bama" Walters Takes Down Event #1
David "Bama" Walters (pictured) has just been crowned victor of the inaugural tournament here at the 2016 IP Biloxi Circuit. The 47 year-old, retired deputy sheriff navigated through his starting flight, a long Day 2, and a stout final table to win Event #1: $365 No-Limit Hold'em Double Stack Re-Entry. Walters tops a field of 800 players to pocket $47,992 and
earn his first career WSOP Circuit gold ring. He also earns 50 Casino
Championship points for his victory.
A full report on Walters' win will be published later tonight. In the meantime, here's a look at the final table results:
1st: David "Bama" Walters - $47,992
2nd: Benjamin Cardenas - $29,592
3rd: Stephen Nussrallah - $21,816
4th: Charles Clubb - $16,260
5th: Larry Alexander - $12,281
6th: Steve Giddings - $9,396
7th: James Beetz - $7,279
8th: Will "Monkey" Souther - $5,710
9th: Enrique Melguizo - $4,534
Complete results can be found above, under the "Results" tab.