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Isabelle Mercier: Not an Ordinary Poker Player

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Name: Isabelle Mercier  
Nickname: No Mercy  
Date of birth: Aug. 5, 1975  
Residency: Victoriaville Quebec, CA

Even if she played poker since she was a child, she has become a recognized player in 2002. Until then she was preoccupied with her school and university, having also a master degree completed. She was born in Victoriaville, Quebec, but she used to live in Paris, France, as well, where she worked at the Aviation Club de France, as a poker room manager.

In 2002 she became famous at No Limit Hold’em Tournament at the Master Classic of Poker. This event brought her $53,499 and took place in Amsterdam. After two years, in 2004, Isabelle had another big victory: first place at World Poker Tour Ladies’ Night Tournament. The recompense was of $25,000 and an important place in the world of poker celebrities. Since then, she has been playing using the nickname ‘No Mercy’.

She continued in 2005 playing at the European Poker Tour and World Series of Poker, where she won a lot of money. At World Series of Poker she succeeded to stay at the table until the end for three times. In 2006 she finished on the 7th place at EPT final table, in Deauville, having big adversaries.

Besides that, in 2008 she wrote her own biography (“Profession Bluffer”) for her fans. She was also one of the poker players who played a role in ‘That’s Poker’, a documentary about poker and poker players.

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