Jason DeWitt

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Jason DeWitt
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Nickname(s) TheMasterJ33
Residence San Diego, CA
Born (1983-09-20) September 20, 1983 (age 34)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Final table(s) 7
Money finish(es) 22
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
274th, 2010
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) 5
Information accurate as of 30 June 2016.

Jason DeWitt is a professional poker player from Mishawaka, Indiana who won the 2010 World Series of Poker $5,000 No Limit Hold'em event.[1][2][3] and the 2016 World Series of Poker $1,500 Millionaire Maker.

Early life[edit]

Jason DeWitt started playing poker with friends in 2004, when he worked at a local South Bend, Indiana Super Market. He quickly discovered he had a knack for Texas Hold 'em. He would play with friends and realized he was winning quite often. He decided to start training, reading books and joined online forums to improve his game. He eventually built up a large enough bankroll that allowed him to quit his day job. After six months as a professional, Jason won two online tournaments on Christmas for $90,000. By 2006, Jason had over $250,000 in online winnings, which allowed him to play in live tournaments during the Summer WSOP series. He quickly started seeing success live and online, with total winnings of over $1,000,000 by 2009. To date, Jason has over $4,500,000 in combined online/live winnings.

Live poker[edit]

Jason DeWitt has appeared at 7 World Series of Poker (WSOP) final tables. DeWitt's WSOP final tables consist of the following:

Additionally, DeWitt has 2 final table appearances at WSOP Circuit events, 1 final table at a World Poker Tour event and 1 final table at a Heartland Poker Tour event. DeWitt's WSOP Circuit, WPT and Heartland Poker Tour final tables consist of the following:

As of 2017, Jason's total live tournament winnings exceed $3,00,000 [4] and his online winnings exceed $1,500,000

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Event Prize Money
2010 $5,000 No Limit Hold'em $818,959
2016 $1,500 Millionaire Maker No Limit Hold'em $1,065,403

Personal life[edit]

In 2017 Jason DeWitt married Rocio DeWitt and held a private ceremony in Mexico. They reside in San Diego, California where Jason focuses on his professional career as a poker player, sports bettor and investor. Jason DeWitt graduated from Mishawaka High School (MHS) with follow MHS alumnus Adam Driver in 2002.

DeWitt has a dog named Buddy that is central in his life and is mentioned in any important poker interview, including after his Milly Maker chat.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Welman, Jessica (2010-06-11). "WSOP: Jason DeWitt Prevails in Long $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Affair". bluffmagazine.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  2. ^ McDaniel, Scott (2010-06-11). "DeWitt Finds The Elusive Gold Bracelet, Wins Event No. 17". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  3. ^ "Jason DeWitt - Results". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  4. ^ "Jason DeWitt - Stats". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 
  5. ^ http://www.southbendtribune.com/news/local/mishawaka-native-wins-over-million-in-las-vegas-poker-tournament/article_a5177f54-4f65-545a-bc2a-811014d5dc47.html

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