Jason Mercier

Jason Mercier is widely considered to be one of the best all-round poker players in the world today.

Jason Mercier is widely considered to be one of the best all-round poker players in the world today, and has been ranked number 1 by both ESPN and Global Poker Index.

Originally from the east coast of Florida, Mercier was first introduced to poker in high school, interested in the mathematical side of the game. Mercier went on to Florida Atlantic University for one year, before attending Broward Community College for another two years to complete his Associates Degree, with the intention to pursue mathematics. However, as his success in poker began to grow, and his earning potential became evident, Mercier turned away from his studies and pursued poker full time. Mercier was first introduced to the poker world as he won the first major event that he played, the 2008 San Reno EPT for $1,372,893. Mercier continued this trend of instant success as he finished 6th at the 2008 Barcelona EPT, and taking down the High Roller Event at the European Poker Championships.

Banking over $2,000,000 in tournament winnings for 2008 made it a fantastic breakout year for Mercier. Mercier has enjoyed considerable success at the World Series of Poker, with nine final tables and two gold bracelets. Both his bracelets are Pot-Limit Omaha, as he won the $1,500 event in 2009 and the $5,000 six-handed event in 2011. Mercier has also performed well at the World Series of Poker Europe making the final table of the main event twice: 4th in 2009 and 8th in 2012.

Online, Mercier is currently a member of Team Pokerstars, which he gained after achieving the SuperNova Elite status for his high level of play on the site. While he currently plays under his real name, Mercier’s old online username ‘treysfull21’ came from his belief that pocket threes were his lucky hand, combined with 21 – his lucky number.

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Seat Open: Jason Mercier Part 1

Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier opens up about his childhood, his family and his passion for sports.

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Seat Open: Jason Mercier Part 2

In the second of this two-part series, Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier talks about his intense poker journey.

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EPT9 London - Jason Mercier

Interview with Pokerstars Pro Jason Mercier at the EPT9 London.

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EPT9 London: Jason Mercier Bet

Jason Mercier and Hui Chen-Kuo had a wager for an iPhone 5.

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Interview One Word with Jason Mercier

One word association questions with poker pro Jason Mercier!

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EPT9 Grand Final: Jason Mercier Lost 20 lbs!

Sarah talks to chip leader Jason Mercier who has lost 20 lbs in one month!

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Sam Trickett VS Jason Mercier

Quite an amazing bluff by Trickett.

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Jason Mercier tries Crazy Bluff vs Bonomo

Mercier Bluffs Justin Bonomo on the Pokerstars big game.

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One of the Best Poker Calls of all time by Jason Mercier

Arguably one of the greatest calls ever.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Scott Blumstein Takes the WSOP Main Event title!

Scott Blumstein won the Main Event bracelet, $8,150,000 and a place in poker history!

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

WSOP Event #15: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship (Live Updates)

The WSOP $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship is going to be cut throat, and it’s going to be a great watch.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Where to Watch the Aria Super High Roller Bowl

It has 56 of the world’s best poker players and leading amateurs paying $300,000 apiece to vie for the $6million first prize and it kicks off tonight.

Vanessa Selbst Is Having Serious Regrets About Her Massive Prop Bet

Selbst made mistakes. Both involved massive prop bets against two poker players and the possibility to win three WSOP bracelets in one summer. And now, having the sweat of her life, she regrets them.

Sickest Hero Calls

Elite players run through the hand in their hand, weighing up what their opponents may hold. It is no easy task and when they make up their mind they put their money where the mouth is.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

WSOP Event #30: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship (LIve Updates)

Put on your leather chaps and polish your stirrups, its HORSE time at the WSOP. The $10k HORSE event is the most prestigious of the limit games on the schedule.

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

This Week at The WSOP

​If the first week of the 2016 World Series of Poker brought us the shock returns of both Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson, and all the talk of recriminations and reprisals which went with it, then the 2nd week hasn’t let us down either.

Jason Mercier Reveals the Purest Form of Poker

Mercier explained in an interview that 2-7 single draw is one of the purest forms of poker, in terms of reading your opponent, whether he has it or doesn't, and whether he has the best hand or your do.

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

Super HighRoller Bowl Special

There’s $15million up for grabs and there are 49 of the poker world’s biggest and best high-stakes players vying for a share of the spoils – and day 1 of the Super HighRoller Bowl from Las Vegas didn’t disappoint!

Pro Rivalries: Mercier vs Polk

When a war of words broke out between the two on Twitter at the end of May, the poker community jumped on it as did fellow high-stakes players. So what kicked off the trouble?