Lester in the 2005 World Series of Poker
|Born||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Jason Lester (born in Montreal, Quebec) is a professional poker player who has also lived in New York City and Los Angeles. He currently resides in Miami, FL. He is also an exceptional backgammon player and has won many tournaments in the past, but now he focuses on poker. He finished in 4th place at the 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP), the year Chris Moneymaker won the event. Lester was also involved in the film Lucky You, starring Robert Duvall, Eric Bana, and Drew Barrymore, in which he played himself, among other poker stars.
Lester picked up his first career WSOP bracelet in the 2006 $5,000 pot limit hold'em event.
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