Physicist Marcel Vonk Wins WSOP Event #54

With the brain power exerted on a regular basis at his day job, the challenges of the WSOP didn't seem to faze Marcel Vonk. The 36 year-old theoretical physicist from Holland managed to outlast a field of 3,844 players in the $1,000 NLHE Event #54. It was his second cash in four attempts, earning him a handsome reward of $570,960.