Jason Mercier

Grim beat robs Jason Mercier of bracelet challenge

Jason Mercier yesterday looked set for a final table finish in WSOP 2013 Event #44: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em and a chance at a third World Series bracelet, but a grim 4.55% outdraw for the chip lead knocked the Team PokerStars Pro out in 16th for $21,773. Jason Mercier playing at the World Series ...more

by Rick Dacey on June 27, 2013 3:32 AM

Greatest Poker Hand: Who is that kid named Mercier?

If you listen closely, you can almost still hear the echo of people saying, "Who is this kid?" In the days before EPT San Remo's Season 4 main event in five years ago, there weren't a great many people who knew the name Jason Mercier. "Mercier?" poker people were heard to say. "Like Isabelle Merci...more

by Brad Willis on May 30, 2013 5:08 AM

EPT9 Monaco: Jason Mercier back to mashing methods, win Open-Face Chinese fo

Jason Mercier has broken an uncharacteristic tournament dry spell by winning the €2,150 Open-Face Chinese poker event here at the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final. The Team PokerStars Pro registered late into the event, dropping in by helicopter at the last second to...more

by Rick Dacey on May 7, 2013 4:25 AM

Finding Fantasyland

Today, I'm playing in Day 2 of the PCA $100,000 Super High Roller, and if I survive until tomorrow it's going to put a serious dent in my plans to play the PCA's first Open-Face Chinese Poker tournament. After spending over two months traveling around Europe for tournaments, I was finally able to ...more

by Jason Mercier on January 6, 2013 8:50 AM

Team Pro Jason Mercier earns €84,000 at WSOPE

It was not the result he hoped for, but it was better than almost everybody did in this year's World Series of Poker Europe. This afternoon in Cannes, France, Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mericer placed eighth in the WSOPE main event for €84,672. Mercier started the day with the shortest stack at the ...more

by Brad Willis on October 4, 2012 7:01 AM

Jason Mercier chasing third WSOP title, Hellmuth leads final table

Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier has made the final table of the World Series of Poker Europe and is looking to not only win €1,022,376 and his third WSOP bracelet but to stop Phill Hellmuth winning a record 13th. Mercier starts tomorrow's final table short, just 7th in chips with 652,000, some w...more

by Rick Dacey on October 3, 2012 11:06 AM

Mercier, Elky and Selbst complete a Global Poker Index hattrick

Team PokerStars Pro have completed an epic one, two, three at the top of the Global Poker Index (GPI) with tournament titans Jason Mercier (1st), Betrand 'ElkY' Grospellier (2nd) and Vanessa Selbst (3rd) this week claiming podium positions. Mercier cashed six times at this year's WSOP making one fin...more

by Rick Dacey on July 20, 2012 5:20 AM

Prop Bet: Mercier vs. Rinkema

In case you didn't know, poker players tend to like to gamble with their money, and I'm not talking strictly in cash games or poker tournaments. Prop betting offers another way for poker players to be in action and have their money on the line. Working in the industry, oftentimes some of the members...more

by Donnie Peters on February 7, 2012 5:50 AM

Another day at the office, another $700k for Mercier

There's no being Jason Mercier unless you actually are Jason Mercier. I know this, because I've tried. I've stopped shaving for a few days, worn a Miami Heat jersey, and stayed up for days at a time playing poker. I am not a rich man. Meanwhile, Jason Mercier, as near as I can tell, is still Jason M...more

by Brad Willis on December 11, 2011 9:43 AM

WSOP 2011: Mercier can't stand losing, wins second WSOP bracelet

Just before midnight Las Vegas time, Jason Mercier was in the bathroom. No story should have to start like that, but this one does. It's important. To understand the scene, imagine a long convention center hallway with scuffed tile floors. About a hundred yards short of the back exit is a heavy do...more

by Brad Willis on June 23, 2011 5:27 AM
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