Jason Mercier – Team PokerStars Pro
Mercier in 20 words or less: He is one of the top young players on the circuit today who knows how to close out a tournament.
|Name:||Jason Mercier (Born November 12, 1986)|
|Residence:||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Preferred Game:||No Limit Hold’em|
|Biggest Tournament Cash:||$1,372,893 – 1st Place – 2008 EPT San Remo|
|Interesting Fact:||Mercier won the 2009 Bluff Magazine Player of the Year.|
Bio: Since giving up on the plan to become a math teach Mercier has put together a tremendous run to start his live poker career. He won the first live event that he ever entered at the 2008 EPT San Remo. From there he has gone on to win seven other major live and online tournaments including his first WSOP bracelet in 2009 winning a $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha event.
With over $5 millions already earned in his short live tournament career he could one day stand atop the all-time tournament money list.
Playing Style: Mercier is a loose and hyper-aggressive tournament player. When he accumulates chips he knows what to do with them.