Scott Montgomery has not include a live poker cash of make a note prior to 2008, but this have been an exceptional time for the Canadian — he have previously pulled out up a fifth-place terminate at the WPT LA Poker standard for in excess of a section of a million dollars. The 26-year-old traveled beginning from his hometown of Perth, Ontario to participate at the World Series poker and it prove a valuable trip, with three cashes by now and a huge further payday pending him in November.
Ivan Demidov Wins — $24,400,000 in WSOP
Hailing from Moscow, Russia, Ivan is one of merely two players at the last table who is of neither Canadian nor American fall. The namesake of a famous Russian official, Ivan comes interested in the closing well chipped up in succeeding place and will pay out the next four months dreaming of what power be. An enthusiastic devotee of skiing and scuba pitching, he has previously chosen up one cash this Series, an 11th-place come to an end in the $1,000 Rebuy occasion. He was satisfied by means of this consequence but through a least amount of $900,670 pending him in November, this has been one summer the young Russian will not at all forget.
Peter Eastgate Wins — $18,375,000 in WSOP
Dane Peter Eastgate spirit will be primary indict to fetch home the WSOP major Event bracelet to Europe. Most excellent reorganization for most important EPT Copenhagen meant for some occasion previous to lastly succumb in a to some extent unsatisfactory 32nd spot, Eastgate has place to aid disappointment behind him in style. In fourth spot upcoming hooked on the home extend, the Dane has every possibility to place a cat in the middle of the pigeons by enchanting home the title. If he does so, his willpower single-handedly conceal Gus Hansen as Denmark’s top contest real money poker winner.
Darus Suharto Wins — $12,520,000 in WSOP
Maple-y he can bring it home to Canada?
The second Canadian to have battled through to the final table, Darus cashed once before in the WSOP Main Event but the paltry-looking $26,389 he won back in 2006 pales in contrast to the large achieve he is intended to choose up in November. Like beneficiary countryman Scott Montgomery, he is as well one of Ontario’s premium and at what time the players choose up arms yet again in four months, he’ll be leaving to hell for leather to work his stack up into one that is competent of demanding for the title.
Ylon Schwartz Wins — $12,525,000 in WSOP
It’s up to you, New York, New York!
Thirty-eight-year-old Ylon Schwartz is one of the most colorful characters at the final table, and the happy-go-lucky New Yorker has a great deal to be happy about, as he will go back in November in the center of the pack, put for glory. A experienced gambler of 25 years, he says he compliments member finalist David Rheem’s violent play a lot and at what time asked concerning his plans stuck between now and November, he told us in typical jovial fashion, «I’m obtainable to obtain a hammock and a bottle of tequila and that’ll be that.»
Craig Marquis Wins- $10,210,000 in WSOP
Marquis won’t be «sade» with his performance (groan).
Twenty-three-year-old student Craig Marquis might be young and one of the shorter masses at what time the last recommences except with friends like David «Raptor» Benefield, his roommate throughout this Series, to help out to direct him, he is extremely accomplished of causing butchery at the feel. Hail from Texas, Marquis contain two small cashes at preceding year’s WSOP and through now have one cash beneath his strap this year previous to constructing this colossal closing table.
David Rheem Wins — $10,230,000 in WSOP
Chino: A man to watch.
Definitely the most excellent reorganization of the players to encompass last tabled, player David «Chino» Rheem is a pro from Los Angeles. He have by now made one final table this Series, upcoming in fifth in the $5,000 assorted event, and came close to a bracelet in the 2006 WSOP, where he completed second in the $1,000 NLHE occasion for his major payday so far of $327,9891. He’s shattered that shape by now, certainly. Recognized for his courageous, violent style, he’ll be a handful for the other players, particularly if he knows how to strengthen his stack size early on.