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Jason Somerville Bio

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Born Name

Jason Sommerville

Screen Names

JCarver, taknapotin

Birthday

April 15, 1987

Birth Place

Long Island, New York USA

Nationality

American

#1 Poker Accomplishment

2011 WSOP $1000 NLH Event 1st place ( $493,091 )

Jason Somerville

Tournament Results

Global Poker Index

Education

High School Graduate

Occupation

Professional Poker Player / Poker Instructor / Poker Broadcaster

Favorite Online Poker Site

Full Tilt Poker

Preferred Game

Variations of Texas Hold'em

Relationship Status

Single

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Past Poker Endorsements

Lock Poker, Ultimate Poker

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Best Known For

In 2012 Somerville "came out" as gay in one of his blog posts. He was the first and is currently the only openly gay high stakes male poker player.

Little Known Facts

He is an online poker trainer at PokerVT

Co host forĀ theĀ online Poker News Podcast, which runs during the WSOP each year in Las Vegas

Featured on the WPT's Season 11 "Ones to Watch"