Jason Koon, born August 14, 1985, is a professional poker player from Weston, Virginia. Koon earned his Masters Degree in Business and Finance from West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon. To avoid boredom after experiencing a serious injury, Koon learned Texas Hold’em from his roommate, the rest is history.
At the time this was written, Jason Koon sits 3rd for the US All Time Money List and 4th in the Global All Time Money List on Hendon Mob with $52,603,007 total live tournament earnings. Koon’s largest cash came in 2018 at the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series in Montenegro, Budva when Koon finished 1st in the HK$1,000,000 NLH – Short Deck Ante Only 1M event for HK$28,102,000 which is $3,579,836 USD. Koon earned his first WSOP bracelet in 2021 in the $25k NLH Heads Up Championship event.