Virginia’s Whistler rallies to win WSOPC undercard event in Atlantic City

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Three players tangled for more than four hours at the WSOP circuit tournament held at Caesars Atlantic City before the self-admitted underdog in the fight, a 41-year-old network engineer from Fairfax, Va., named Earnest Whistler, made a startling comeback.

He eliminated two experienced tournament pros (plus the other 660-plus players) to capture the gold ring and top cash prize totaling $53,939.

For a full look at how The South fared in this circuit stop be sure to pick up a FREE copy of Ante Up’s May issue at your local southern poker room.