Jason Lester

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Jason Lester
ResidenceMiami, Florida
BornMontreal, Quebec, Canada
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)21
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
4th, 2003
World Poker Tour
Final table(s)None
Money finish(es)3
Information accurate as of 16 July 2009.

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.

As of 2011, his total live tournament winnings exceed $2,099,689,[1] his 21 cashes as the WSOP account for $1,620,443 of those winnings.[2]


  1. ^ "Jason Lester – Stats". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved July 16, 2009.
  2. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings Archived October 30, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, worldseriesofpoker.com

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