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Jason Mercier is the Champion of Champions

Tags: Champion of Champions, EPT, jason mercier, pokerstars
Posted on 16 May 2011 by "T".
50 of about 70 winners of the European Poker Tour took part in the Champion of Champions tournament at the end of last week. After several hours of play on the final table, Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier was the last man standing and became the event's first ever winner, defeating PCA winner Galen Hall heads-up for a first prize worth €50,000 in EPT Season 8 buy-ins. Hall received €25[...]   Read more » Jason Mercier is the Champion of Champions

  16-May-11, 16:47   #1
Jason Mercier is the Champion of Champions 0   
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Great win by Jason Mercier ! Big Smile This is a tourney that is worth wining just to say that you're better than the best Tongue

  16-May-11, 17:56   #2

Joined: Sep '09
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was named the Bluff Magazine Player of the Year for 2009.

did he bluff his way to win this Big Smile,
cause most of his hands that ive seen him play he bluffs alot more than any other pro does, but give him credit he knows when to fold em and half the battle to become a great poker player and also he just won this Smile

  16-May-11, 20:52   #3
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Jason Mercier is one of the best live tournament poker players i know of. Sadly i don't know whats his username on poker platforms so i couldn't watch him playing online but i also think it's really good in the online environment too.
It's really nice to see the organizers of the european poker tour thought to make such a event for all the champions of the event. I actually think the organizers of world series of poker thought os something similar and wanted to do a rematch edition of the last matches of the best finals so far, like the Hellmuth vs Johnny from 1988. As for the title that the bluff magazine gave him i'm not sure if it's right, there are a lot of players that bluff a lot more than this guy, one of them is Tom Dwan durrrr just to name one.
Congrats once again to Jason, i really think he will have a great poker carrier.

  16-May-11, 23:00   #4

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Congratulations on your big win and good luck this year at the WSOP 2011 and hopefully you will get back to back titles this year.

  17-May-11, 11:36   #5
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great bluffer,he is 1 of the best wat i have seen

  17-May-11, 11:54   #6
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Posted by Macubaas:
Sadly i don't know whats his username on poker platforms so i couldn't watch him playing online

He was a Poker Starz pro, playing under his own name (JasonMercier) until Black Friday...

  17-May-11, 12:09   #7

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Congratz for Mercier, this was quite interesting tournament, can I watch it somewhere? Maybe the prizepoll wasn't that high, but it's just like Niklas91 says, it's just one tournament, but he can say that he's better than the best Blink

  17-May-11, 14:35   #8

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well done to him winning this event though the prize pool was a bit low but title is more important in this case. hes having a good live career recently but wonder what will happen after black friday now

  17-May-11, 14:49   #9

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Like a Champions League of Poker? Never heard of it, but seems it has been the first edition. I guess there have already been other tourneys as important in terms of exclusivity as this, but perhaps they were private, not calling all great winners to play it, and this way is official. Call the winners of the greatest tourneys in the world to play this and see who's the best.

  18-May-11, 12:02   #10

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wow great resul for Jason Mercier... Big Smile champion of the champios...wow it's a great honour for him. Smile

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