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A Poker Life - Jason Somerville

by Scott McDaniel |  Published: Dec 24, 2010


Jason “JCarver” Somerville was pretty much missing from the poker trail during the first few months of 2010. Having significantly reduced his poker schedule this year, the 23-year-old from Long Island resurfaced for the larger buy-in tournaments of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) in May and the World Series of Poker in June and July. In those three months alone, his tournament winnings were just shy of $1 million; not bad for a guy who kick-started his poker career with $5 from a freeroll cash. Cinderella Man Somerville was born on April 15, 1987, in Long Island, New York, where he has lived ever since. His basic introduction to poker was learning to play five-card draw with a friend while riding the bus to school in the fifth or sixth grade. By the time he reached high school, poker was booming. He started to watch it on ...

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