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Event 61: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

A Pair of Hands for Montgomery

Scott Montgomery possesses two cash so far at this year's World Series of Poker. Montgomery managed to come up one short from the six-handed final table in Event 23: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em - Six-Handed, placing 7th for a $49,214 payday. Montomgery also cashed in Event 41: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em, but finished 17th for another nice cash for $27,248.

Today we find him playing the Main Event, everyone's last chance to win a bracelet. Montgomery happened to be playing a hand when we got there and here is what happened.

An early position player raised it up to 525, prompting a call from the cutoff and Montgomery in the big blind. The flop came {2-Spades}{8-Spades}{A-Spades} which lead to all three players checking.

The {9-Clubs} on the turn brought a bet of 1,000 from Montgomery. The early position player got out of the way, and the cutoff raised to 2,500. Montgomery made the call and both players were witness to the {k-Spades} on the river. Montgomery was first to act and he checked. The cutoff fired out 4,000, a bet to rich for Montgomery and he folded.

The very next hand Montomgery was right back at it completing from the blind after two players had limped in, the big blind then checked his option. The flop fell {8-Clubs}{4-Spades}{A-Hearts} and Montgomery checked. The under the gun player bet out 550, the middle position player folded and Montgomery made the call. The big blind folded as well, and the two were off to the turn.

The {j-Clubs} on the turn saw both players knuckle the felt for checks. It was then that the {q-Clubs} appeared on the river. Montgomery checked and the under the gun player bet out 1,350. Montgomery made the call and his opponent instantly mucked. Montgomery pushed his cards forward and the dealer snagged them up before anything could be exposed. Montgomery still won the pot, and now sits right around starting stack.

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Scott Montgomery
ca 31,000 -1,000

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