Ultimate Poker Sign Openly Gay Pro Jason Somerville

Ultimate Poker have added Jason Somerville to their growing team of poker pros. The popular and openly-gay pro joins the likes of WSOP 'One Drop' winner Antonio Esfandiari, WPT event winner Jonathan Little and cash game expert William Reynolds on the Ultimate Poker pro roster. 

 

 

Ultimate Poker are the first newly-licensed and legal poker room in the United States. Running in the state of Nevada, WSOP players are currently enjoying the benefits of the first legal USA online poker since Black Friday. Ultimate Poker associate closely with The Ultimate Fighting Championship and have enlisted many well-known fighters as brand representatives. Jason Somerville is also known to be a UFC enthusiast and announced that this sponsorship made him "as excited as any human could possibly be".

Jason Somerville is a popular figure in the poker world. A bracelet winner, and commonly known as 'JCarver' online, he has devoted considerable time to the creation of poker strategy videos. In addition to being an instructor for PokerVT, Somerville posts occasional free-to-watch videos to his YouTube channel. Over 30 of these were half-hour cash game sessions as Somerville grew a bankroll of $200 to $1000 on the now-defunct Cake Poker. Somerville is also notable for being one of the first openly gay poker pros, following the lead of Vanessa Selbst. 

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