(Watch) Jason Koon's Epic Week of High-Stakes Poker in Las Vegas

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Get to know one of the most compelling high-stakes poker pros in the game.

Ever been up-close and behind-the-scenes as an elite high-stakes poker pro risks over $600,000 in tournament buy-ins in a single week?

You have now.

The PokerListings video crew followed poker pro Jason Koon for a full week this summer in Las Vegas as he played two of the biggest buy-in poker tournaments on the planet.

Starting with the $111,111 buy-in One Drop Super High Roller at the World Series of Poker and continuing to the $500,000 buy-in Aria Super High Roller Bowl, we follow Koon every step of the way as he takes some of the biggest shots of his poker career.

With interviews from the biggest names in poker including Phil Ivey, Antonio Esfandiari, Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel, Doug Polk, Ike Haxton and Koon's closest friends, we get an inside look at the lifestyle and personality of a high-stakes poker pro.

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Behind the Scenes at World's Biggest Poker Tournaments

In this documentary you'll see a side of professional poker you don't see on TV.

“It's an unbelievable opportunity,” said Jason Koon about his poker career.

“I'm a country kid from West Virginia man and I get to play the biggest stakes in the world. I get to hang out with the coolest people in the world. I get to play a game that I truly love.”

Check out the full documentary below to see the ups and downs of competing in the world's most expensive poker tournaments and get to know one of the most compelling and successful high-stakes poker pros in the game.

Watch Jason Koon's Short Poker Documentary

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David Chen 2015-08-07 00:20:47

I got a chance to spend a night talking with Jason for a bit during the Bay101 Shooting Stars here in San Jose. Such a down to earth guy, a real breath of fresh air in the poker scene. This documentary really solidifies what a solid person he is and it was wonderful to get the background story on him. I am bummed that he didn't do as well as he wished in his tournaments but I have a feeling he'll be back. Cheers Jason.

David Sutil 2015-08-06 21:37:29


acesacesaces 2015-08-06 18:40:42

Sick! Would love to see some of the clips that didn't make the video! Release the extras!

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