Tag: Jason Mercier

GPL Results After Week 9: Moneymakers Languish, Wolverines Continue Leading

What happened in Week 9 of the Global Poker League's first season? Find out here.

Global Poker League Week 9: Dominik Nitsche, Guo Dong, Maria Ho and Mercier Win Matches

The Global Poker League has the Moscow Wolverines leading the Eurasia conference and the Montreal Nationals leading the Americas conference. Dominik Nitsche, Guo Dong, Maria Ho and Jason Mercier won matches.

Five Thoughts: Fair Warning, Hall of Fame Hilarity, and Super High Roller Disappointment

The biggest buy-in event in online history ends up small, the Poker Hall of Fame campaign heats up two ways, PokerStars gives fair warning and Vanessa Selbst makes a charitable effort in this week's Five Thoughts.

Examining The Fine Line Between Problem Gambler and Poker Pro

The Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling Keith Whyte says very little separates problem gamblers from most professional poker players.

Six Remain in the WCOOP $102,000 Super High Roller, Salman "salfshb" Behbehani Leads

Day1 of the WCOOP $102,000 Super High Roller is in the books. Six remain: Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski, Salman "salfshb" Behbehani, Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz, "bencb789," Igor "lechuckpoker" Kurganov and Isaac "philivey2694" Haxton.

Tweet, Tweet, Bad Beat: Poker Players Enjoy Burning Man, the Work-Life Balance

A slow week in the Twittersphere, to be sure, but social media was not devoid of interesting players doing interesting things, with many attending Burning Man and other players developing their own work-life balance.

Five Thoughts: Mercier Opens Up, Galfond Opens Up Shop and Negreanu Plays The Shill

November Niners find success, Daniel Negreanu tows the company line, Jason Mercier goes live stream, Phil Galfond gets in the operator business and 888Live gets in the festival game in this week's Five Thoughts.

Jason Mercier, Jason Somerville Stream Largest Online Buy-in Tournament

Jason Mercier and Jason Somerville will stream the largest buy-in online event ever, the $102,000 Super High Roller event, Sept. 11 on Twitch.TV.

PokerStars' Lee Jones, Bryan Slick Talk WCOOP $102,000 Super High Roller

This Sunday, September 11, 2016, the biggest ever buy-in tournament commences on PokerStars. Players are going to buy in for a whopping $102,000 for the 8-Max Super High-Roller, event number 28 on the World Championship of Online Poker schedule...

2016 EPT Barcelona €10,300 High Roller Day 1: Marc-Olivier Perrault Leads the Way

It was another record-breaking day the 2016 EPT Barcelona. Check out how Day 1 of the High-Roller went.

2016 EPT Barcelona Main Event Day 3: Anthony Chimkovitch in the Lead

Anthony Chimkovitch Bags Chiplead After Day 3 of the 2016 EPT 13 Barcelona Main Event.

2016 EPT Barcelona €50K Super High Roller Day 2: Timothy Adams Leads Final 9

Timothy Adams leads the final 9 of the EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller

2016 EPT Barcelona €50K Super High Roller Day 1: Julian Stuer Leads the Final 57 for Holz and Thorel

Day 1 of the EPT Barcelona €50,000 Super High Roller got underway, attracting a field of 91 players (73 unique players and 18 re-entries). Leading the way at the end of the days play is Julian Stuer with 1,350,000 in chips. Daniel Negreanu...

Five Thoughts: The 2016 WSOP's Most Memorable Performances, Outside of the Unforgettable

We're turning this week's Five Thoughts into a top five list, looking back at the 2016 WSOP's top performances to remember, outside of the ones already considered unforgettable.

Global Poker Index: 10 Weeks at the Top for Fedor Holz

A quiet week on the tournament circuit means no changes among the leaders of the Global Poker Index charts, with Fedor Holz remaining at No. 1 in both.

What if the WSOP Awarded Olympic Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals?

What if the WSOP awarded Olympic-style medals instead of bracelets? We decided to have a look at how the best of the best would have fared on the podium.

Germany's Marvin Rettenmaier Ships the 2016 SHRPO High Roller for $787,497

Germany's Marvin Rettenmaier ships the 2016 SHRPO High Roller for $787,497 on August 16, 2016.

Five Thoughts: Picking on Polk, Fire MartyDerbyshire, and Make Poker Fun Again

In this week's Five Thoughts, Marty Derbyshire is back to discuss Doug Polk's bankroll challenge, Joe McKeehen's campaign to get him fired, changes to the GPL, Online Poker in California and making poker fun again.

Jason Mercier Talks Bracelet Bets and More on ESPN's Dan Le Batard Show

2016 WSOP Player of the Year Jason Mercier appeared on ESPN's "Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz" on Tuesday to discuss this summer's big bracelet bets.

Staking in Poker Can Sometimes Get Sticky and Vice.com Tackles the Issue

A quick recap of a recent article by Vice's Motherboard channel that dives in to the world of staking in poker.

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