€5,300 Main Event

Seat 8: Jean Montury (7,185,000)

Jean Montury

Jean Montury, 41, is a former pool champion who discovered Texas hold'em in the late 90s during a trip to Las Vegas. Nowadays, Montury runs a tourism complex and golf course in Arras, France but makes no secret of his desire to become a professional poker player. His results include winning the Barriere Deauville event in 2012 for €30,300, finishing 41st at EPT10 Deauville for €12,080 and coming fourth in the FPS Deauville €2,000 High Roller for €57,290.

Montury has also made three side event tables here Malta in big ante deep-stack turbo, pot-limit Omaha, and seven-card stud events.

*Bio courtesy of the EPT.

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