Jason Somerville

Jason Somerville

Jason Somerville is probably the hardest-working man in poker. In addition to being one of the most successful players of the generation that cut their teeth online, he’s also a respected poker coach, host, video maker and commentator, and even finds time to play a selection of other online games.

His poker career started at home games with friends in Long Island, New York. He then moved his game online, and in a little over a year had become good enough to have run the $5 he won in a freeroll up to a bankroll of $100,000.

His major live results at the WSOP* include a bracelet win in a 2011 $1,000 No Limit Hold’em event, plus several other final table finishes. He also scored a top-70 finish in the 2012 Main Event, but the biggest cash of his career so far was in a 2014 $100,000 Super High Roller event at the Bellagio, where Jason finished 4th for $1,347,352.   

Jason’s online tourney results include a win in a Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) event in 2010 for $234,333. There have also been wins and final tables in other major PokerStars and Full Tilt events, amounting to more than $2,000,000 in online cashes.

In addition to playing the biggest live events and online at PokerStars, Jason is also the man behind the popular Run it UP bankroll challenge series, and has posted hundreds of videos since 2013. He also broadcasts live streaming content on Twitch, with a huge following around the world. Watch Jason over on the PokerStars Twitch and Run it UP channels.

Career Highlights

Bellagio $100,000 Super High Roller June 2014 4th $1,347,352
WSOP 2012 $10,000 Championship Main Event July 2012 69th $106,056
WPT LA Poker Classic $10,000 Championship February 2012 6th $202,910
WSOP 2011 $1,000 No Limit Hold’em June 2011 1st $493,091
PokerStars SCOOP $2,100 No Limit Hold’em (High) May 2010 1st $234,333
WSOP 2010 $25,000 No Limit Hold’em June 2010 4th $386,125
WSOP 2010 $10,000 Heads Up Championship June 2010 4th $219,969
WSOP 2009 $3,000 No Limit Hold’em June 2009 5th $103,591
WSOP 2009 $1,500 No Limit Hold’em June 2009 2nd $194,004

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