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Jason Strasser

Hometown: New York

Country of Origin: United States UNITED STATES

Jason Strasser
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Jason Strasser Bio

Packing razor-sharp thinking, no fear, and a little luck, Jason Strasser is a young poker player who got his start in poker online. Known as ?Strassa2,? Strasser knocked out 2,457 obstacles that were standing in his way to a title and $442,000 during the 2006 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker $1,000 buy-in no-limit hold?em event.

Strasser successfully took his poker game to live tournaments. He has made six cashes at the World Series of Poker, including a seventh-place finish in a $1,500 no-limit event ($108,661). Also, at the 2007 L.A. Poker Classic, Strasser finished twelfth in the championship event, nearly missing a televised World Poker Tour final table.

The Duke student and New York resident credits his poker-trained mind to opening doors on Wall Street.

?The people in that industry love the mindset of a poker player,? said Strasser. ?When trading stocks, you?re in a stressful environment, making decisions on unknown information, guessing what other people have. The intellectual ceiling for poker is only so high, but when you get to a place like Wall Street, it?s a bigger poker game.?