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This Week's Big Winner: Jean Montury Wins European Poker Tour Malta Main Event A Hand-By-Hand Breakdown Of Montury’s Huge Score

by Card Player News Team |  Published: May 13, 2015


Jean Montury has begun to make a name for himself in the poker world over the last five years, winning small side events on the European Poker Tour, Partouche Poker Tour and Barriere Poker Tour in his native France. In total, the part-time poker player, and full-time golf course owner had racked up about $400,000 in live tournament earnings. But then came the inaugural EPT Malta main event at the Portomaso Casino in St. Julians, where Montury tore through a field of 895 players to win his first major tournament title, along with a massive €687,400 ($743,585) first-place prize after making a deal heads up. As a result of his win, along with two other final tables, Montury now sits in fourth place in the Card Player Player of the Year race. Here’s a look at the five biggest hands that propelled Montury to victory. Tournament: EPT Malta main event ...

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