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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National Heads-Up Poker Championship - Negreanu Vs Mercier

Team Pokerstars Pro's Daniel Negreanu and Jason Mercier do battle in their first round match-up in the 2010 National Heads-Up Cham...

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Poker Night in America - 11 August 2016

Poker Night In America filmed LIVE on location at Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL on August 11, 2016. Featuring Brandon Adams,...

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Poker Night in America - Seminole Hard Rock Live Stream - 9th August 2016

Filmed LIVE on location at Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL on August 9, 2016.The Poker Night in America live stream Featuring ...

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WCOOP 2016 - Jason Mercier Live Streams £100k High Roller

Watch one of the biggest online poker tournaments in history unfold live as PokerStars Team Pro Jason Mercier plays the WCOOP $100...

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Why I Started Playing Poker

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2016 Aussie Millions $100k Challenge - Mercier Vs Holz Vs Rast

Jason Mercier, Fedor Holz and Brian Rast go to war in a huge pot from the 2016 Aussie Millions $100k Challenge taking place at the...

4 years ago4,746BestPokerVids,

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2016 Aussie Millions - $100k Challenge Day 1

Action from Day 1 of the $100k Challenge High Roller from the 2016 Aussie Millions Championship taking place at the Crown Casino i...

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2016 Aussie Millions - $100k Challenge Day 2

Highlights from Day 2 of the $100k Challenge High Roller from the 2016 Aussie Millions Championship taking place at the Crown Casi...

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2016 Aussie Millions - Mercier Involved In a Big Hand In the $100k Challenge

A big hand between Jason Mercier and Kaverham during Day 2 of the $100k Challenge at the 2016 Aussie Millions taking place at the ...

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Published 5 years ago

Big PLO Hand - Mercier vs Kwan Yong

Jason Mercier and Kwan Yong playing a big Pot Limit Omaha hand

WSOP 2014: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

With nearly one third of World Series of Poker behind us, it is time to stop and see what has happened so far. What players are hot, and who is not having such a great time so far? Most of them have

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WSOP 2014: Poker Players Championship

Day 2 of the Event #46, Poker Players Championship, is drawing to a conclusion. With $50,000 buy-in and the mix of 8 different games, this tournament has become the battlefield of the biggest names

Weekly High Stakes Report: Antonius on a Small Downswing, Action Picking Up on Poker Stars

The past week was marked by the clash of two high stakes regulars – ‘Denoking’ and Doug ‘WCGRider’ Polk, and after they’ve taken a little break from the felt, the two were back at it on

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Weekly Tournament Recap: Jason Mercier Triumphs in Alpha8

Big:T;here were not a large number of professional poker tournaments played over the last week, but those tournaments that were held were large in terms of both entrants and prize pools. Here is a

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

Jason Mercier Claims His Third WSOP Gold

Jason Mercier won his third career WSOP bracelet and the first one in a NLHE event after outlasting 550-strong field

Live Poker Events, 4 years ago

Jason Mercier Wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open High Roller Event

Jason Mercier Wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open High Roller Event

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!

Sickest Hero Calls

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Jason Mercier Offers 3-to-1 on His Winning a WSOP Bracelet

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