Scott Blumstein

Blumstein is a 25-year old pro from Morristown, New Jersey who plays much of his poker online within his home state.

Blumstein is a 25-year old pro from Morristown, New Jersey who plays much of his poker online within his home state, although he has also won over $312,000 in live tournaments since his first cash for $ 3,817 in 2012 at the Empire State Poker Championship in Verona.

His 2017 run to the WSOP Main Event final table is his finest result ever, the guaranteed $1,000,000 payday dwarfing his previous best cash of $199,854 when he took down the $500 buy-in $1million guaranteed Deepstack Kickoff at the 2016 Borgata Summer Poker Open in Atlantic City.

Blumstein credits Chris Moneymaker’s incredible 2003 Main Event victory as the catalyst and inspiration behind his own love of poker, and he enters the 2017 final table as chip leader with a chance to take down the very same tournament.

He has stated in many interviews during the event that he considers New Jersey to be ‘one of the toughest places to play poker in the country’ and successes from likes of Joe McKeehen, Tom Cannuli, Joshua Beckley and Michael Ruane seem to back up this argument quite well.

Local Las Vegas bookmakers had him marked down as betting favourite entering the final nine mainly on account of his chip stack, which accounted for 30% of all chips in play, despite him being a WSOP rookie and there being several more experienced players still in the event.

Read More
6 months ago1,338killjoy1987,

Published 6 months ago

Poker Night LIVE! - S01 E01

The new poker show from the Poker Night in America team is here! Poker Night LIVE is a fresh approach to televised poker and this ...

7 months ago1,083BDJB,

Published 7 months ago

Brad Owen and the Poker Cat Rap Song!!

This is the music video of the "Poker Cat" rap song by Brad Owen's cat Cosmo!! Make sure you stay tuned until the end for some ver...

8 months ago942BDJB,

Published 8 months ago

Live at the Bike - WSOP Champion Plays a MASSIVE Pot!

It's a $5/$5 + $5 Ante No Limit Hold'em cash game on the Live at the Bike live stream, but 2017 WSOP Main Event Champion Scott Blu...

9 months ago1,450BDJB,

Published 9 months ago

Brad Owen Interviews WSOP CHAMP Scott Blumstein!

Popular video blogger Brad Owen does something a little different this time as he sits down with the 2017 World Series of Poker Ma...

9 months ago730BDJB,

Published 9 months ago

Brad Owen VLOG #51: Clubbing and Poker with a Main Event Champ!

Las  Vegas pro Brad Owen heads to the club for a bit of partying, with a load of interesting hands to take a look at, before ...

11 months ago1,317PokerTube,

Published 11 months ago

Manz Hangs Out With WSOP champ Blumstein!

$8Million man and recent WSOP Main Event champion Scott Blumstein drops by to hangout with the one and only Manz! The guys chop it...

Scott Blumstein Overcomes Severe Food Addiction

Scott Blumstein has declared victory in his battle against food addiction

Blumstein Blows Haters Away With Classy Response After Early Bustout

Stars of the game were also quick to come to Blumstein’s defence, Daniel Negreanu pointing out that Blumstein was a ‘target’ this year

Live Poker Events, 4 months ago

Scott Blumstein Returns To WSOP To Defend His Title

New Jersey resident and last year’s WSOP Main Event Champ, Scott Blumstein is back in Vegas.

Live Poker Events, 4 months ago

Dealers Open The $200million 2018 WSOP

WSOP kicks off with what promises to be 7 weeks of all-out, or all-in perhaps, action in Vegas with a minimum of $200million up for grabs over 78 tournaments.

Live Poker Events, 6 months ago

Poker Night Live Debuts with Phil Hellmuth, Scott Blumstein and Celebrity Guests

Poker Night in America premiered their new live show Tuesday night on CBS Sports - Phil Hellmuth played some poker with celebrities on live TV.

Bill Perkins Rejects Scott Blumstein's Weight Loss Prop Bet Offer!

It’s a rare event when billionaire poker fanatic Bill Perkins turns down a bet, so when he does you can be sure there’s a good reason.

Prop Bet Looking to Get Tom Dwan on Live at the Bike

It may not be the biggest prop bet ever seen in the world of poker, but it’s certainly one of the most interesting for poker players…

Live Poker Events, 7 months ago

Joe McKeehen Wins in Clash of Main Event Champions For $60,000

It was without doubt the most impressive Sit and Go line-up poker has ever seen with 5 Main Event champions at the $10k per head buy-in table.

WSOP Champ Scott Blumstein Battles Weight Loss Issues

Blumstein gave himself six months to enjoy the wake that winning $8.1 million leaves behind it. But now,he says it is time to get back on track.

Live Poker Events, 9 months ago

Bryn Kenney is the Biggest Live Tournament Earner in 2017

Kenney, the 31-year-old pro from Long Beach, New York cashed 28 times in live tournaments last year for a total of $8.5 million, for more than what anyone else earned.