Jason Mercier is the reigning 2009 Bluff Magazine Player of the Year and has been dominating the live tournament poker scene for the better part of the last 18 months. He has been featured in multiple broadcasts on ESPN including the World Series of Poker Europe as well as the PokerStars NAPT which aired earlier this year.
Poker News Daily guest columnist and host of our own “The Hijack Seat”, Bernard Lee, interviews Mercier from the floor of the Rio at the 2010 World Series of Poker. In this interview, Mercier discusses how opponents, both fish and seasoned pros, have adapted their games now that he is a household name in poker circles, as well as his keys to success in the game. He also provides some interesting information about his other passions beside No Limit Hold’em, and gives a very surprising answer to one of the 4 Hijack Seat questions.
Jason Mercier is a member of Team PokerStars Pro and added another prestigious title to his mantle when he won the North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun $25,000 High Roller Shootout for $475,000. Mercier has over $4.8 million in live tournament poker earnings in his career.