Selbst announced her exit from the world of poker on New Year’s Eve via social media. “I was a PokerStars Pro for eight and a half wonderful years,” Mercier is quoted as saying on the PokerStars Blog.

PokerStars is ringing in the changes this New Year as three of their high profile team pros move on from the company. Vanessa Selbst, Jason Mercier and Felipe Ramos all announced their departure from the Team Pro stable in the last week, all citing different reasons.