..

Scott Montgomery - Poker Player Profile

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jul/15/2008

Scott Montgomery is heading to the final table of the 2008 World Series of Poker as the third biggest chip leader.

Montgomery is proving to be a force in the poker world with several big cashouts this year alone.  He finished 5th at the 2008 LA Poker Classic and accumulated nearly $300,000.  He followed that feat by winning nearly $40,000 total at two other events - 2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker, events #2 and #7, respectively.  He finished 29th in the second event and 17th in the seventh. 

Montgomery finished 16th at the World Championship Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em (Event 25) and took home another $36,000 and some change.  At the 2008 Bellagio Cup IV, he finished 4th and walked off with another $36,025.

Scott Montgomery is one of two Canadians at the final table of the 2008 WSOP along with Darus Suharto of Toronto.  Montgomery will be representing his home town of Perth, Ontario. 

The 26-year-old University of Waterloo graduate said he won't be doing much between now and the final table in November.

"Just keep playing poker," he said.

Montgomery nearly went out early Monday evening when he ran into his opponent's top pair, needing one of two aces on the river to stay alive. The ace of diamonds fell, keeping his tournament hopes alive against incredibly long odds.

His favorite online poker site is UltimateBet.com where his greatest tournament win was $20,000 according to our friends at PocketFives

Poker News

Poker Pro Kenna James Teams Up With Ape Poker

Poker Pro Kenna James Teams Up With Ape Poker

James, who got his Start dealing at Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles in 1996, has 20 poker titles under his belt already and is considered one of the top experts in the game.

Massive Cashout for Americas Cardroom Poker Pro Ebony Kenney: One of Largest for a Female Player Ever

Massive Cashout for Americas Cardroom Poker Pro Ebony Kenney: One of Largest for a Female Player Ever

Kenney won $1.7 Million in the Coin Rivet Invitational Poker Tournament and becomes one of the winningest women in poker.

The OSS CUB3D ENCORE $20 Million GTD to Take Place Sept.04th-26th

The OSS CUB3D ENCORE $20 Million GTD to Take Place Sept.04th-26th

Included is a $1 Million Main Event on Sunday, September 18th ($630 buy-in) and September 25th ($2,650 buy-in). There are also three big multi-flight tourneys.

Americas Cardroom Celebrates 21 Great Years

Americas Cardroom Celebrates 21 Great Years With 21 Going to Uruguay Resort

Players will not only win a $5,000 dream poker vacation, but they will also be invited to a VIP Party with the ACR Pros as part of the 21st Anniversary Celebration!

Illegal Poker Den Took in Up to $2,000 a Night

Illegal Poker Den Took in Up to $2,000 a Night

Named in the warrant was one David B. Stern, 31, of Thomaston.  He was known by the name "The Club Hou$e" and would regularly promote the games through the Facebook group, CT Valley Poker Players. 

Syndicate