Pavel Veksler is well known in the poker community under the nickname "MountainRose". The player was born in Crimea but at an early age he moved to Israel with his family and now he calls this country his home. After it he managed to live in Russia and Ukraine. Given the fact that Pavel travels a lot, it is quite difficult now to determine his permanent residence. The poker player acknowledges that it is such a life of online regular because of prohibition of online poker at home.
Veksler was fascinated by poker in 2009-2010 and started almost from scratch by playing $1 MTT Turbo SNG. After it he gradually proceeded to МТТ from МТТ SNG and he specializes in it to the present day.
Veksler played ABI 5$-10$ about three years and the last four years he has been playing ABI's $100 + tournaments.
According to pocketfives data “MountainRose” won nearly $2 000 000 in different online tournaments from 2011 to 2017. He earned most of his money at PokerStars (1.3 million dollars). The player has 111 winnings, 78 second places and 78 third places. Since March 2017 the online statistics of Veksler isn’t tracked, but periodically the information about his large winnings appears in the network.
He repeatedly was the finalist in such popular tournaments as Super Tuesday, Thursday Thrill, Sunday Warm-up. The biggest winning of Pavel is the 4th place in Sunday Million that brought him $ 72 000.
Besides the online games Pavel Veksler has regularly been participating in the live events over the past few years. In 2016 he managed to win the trophy of Gipsyteam Live series in Cyprus where he became the champion of Main Event. This victory brought him $ 68 000.
The player’s success in live tournaments is hardly tracked. In 2018-2019 Veksler played at the series of PartyPoker and PokerStars under the Russian flag, but he is classified as Ukrainian at the WSOP.
Pavel has 22 hits in the cash of bracelet tournaments which brought him in total $238 000. He also hit the prize zone twice at WSOP Europe (+17 000$).