Joseph "MerK" DeLuca - Call of Duty Player

Joseph DeLuca
Date of Birth:
June 14, 1993
United States
United States
World Ranking:
Country Ranking:

Total Prize Money Earned:
$257,266.55 From 63 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
bazookajoe615, HandsomeMerK nV, Liquid_MerK, Merc SD, Merk, Merk nV, OpTic MerK
For MerK's YouTube channel statistics and videos, see MerK on Let's Play Index.

Joseph "MerK" DeLuca is an American competitive Call of Duty player.

Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
27 Years Old$9,600.0083.73%|$9,600.0083.73%|$0.0000.00%
26 Years Old$3,150.0021.22%|$3,150.0021.22%|$0.0000.00%
25 Years Old$3,250.0021.26%|$375.0010.15%|$2,875.0011.12%
22 Years Old$5,812.5042.26%|$312.5010.12%|$5,500.0032.14%
21 Years Old$21,138.55168.22%|$2,067.5090.80%|$19,071.0577.41%
20 Years Old$56,681.201022.03%|$395.0020.15%|$56,286.20821.88%
19 Years Old$34,885.46613.56%|$400.0010.16%|$34,485.46513.40%
18 Years Old$114,248.841044.41%|$1,500.0010.58%|$112,748.84943.83%
17 Years Old$8,500.0053.30%|$1,250.0010.49%|$7,250.0042.82%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare$4,888.55131.90%|$2,067.5090.80%|$2,821.0541.10%
Call of Duty: Black Ops$17,200.0086.69%|$1,250.0010.49%|$15,950.0076.20%
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2$37,095.00814.42%|$145.0010.06%|$36,950.00714.36%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War$3,000.0011.17%|$3,000.0011.17%|$0.0000.00%
Call of Duty: Black Ops III$5,062.5031.97%|$312.5010.12%|$4,750.0021.85%
Call of Duty: Blackout$3,250.0021.26%|$375.0010.15%|$2,875.0011.12%
Call of Duty: Ghosts$69,036.20926.83%|$250.0010.10%|$68,786.20826.74%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2$500.0010.19%|$0.0000.00%|$500.0010.19%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3$107,484.30941.78%|$1,900.0020.74%|$105,584.30741.04%
Call of Duty: Warzone$9,750.0093.79%|$9,750.0093.79%|$0.0000.00%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
OpTic Gaming$155,605.461960.48%|$1,650.0020.64%|$153,955.461759.84%
Team Envy$75,569.752529.37%|$2,462.50110.96%|$73,107.251428.42%
Team Liquid$5,062.5031.97%|$312.5010.12%|$4,750.0021.85%
apeX eSports$5,028.8441.95%|$1,500.0010.58%|$3,528.8431.37%

Highest Prize Money Won

1.2011-09-031stTeam-based Tournament Call of Duty XP$100,000.00Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
2.2014-03-302ndTeam-based Tournament » Call of Duty Championship 2014$50,000.00Call of Duty: Ghosts
3.2013-04-073rdTeam-based Tournament Call of Duty Championship 2013$30,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
4.2014-08-031stTeam-based Tournament » Gfinity G3 (Call of Duty: Ghosts)$7,500.00Call of Duty: Ghosts
5.2014-10-261stTeam-based Tournament » MLG CoD:Ghosts League Season 3$7,500.00Call of Duty: Ghosts
6.2011-11-203rdTeam-based Tournament » MLG Providence 2011 (CoD: Black Ops)$5,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops
7.2011-02-131stTeam-based Tournament GameStop 2011 Championship Xbox 360$3,250.00Call of Duty: Black Ops
8.2020-11-191stTeam-based Tournament London Royal Ravens Cold War Colosseum$3,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
9.2016-02-141stTeam-based Tournament » UMG South Carolina 2016 (Open bracket)$3,000.00Call of Duty: Black Ops III
10.2020-09-242nd» Vikkstar's Warzone Showdown: Week 5$3,000.00Call of Duty: Warzone

Top Placements

20 Tournaments
11 Tournaments
14 Tournaments

Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At present, MerK is ranked #725 in highest overall earnings, and #139 in highest earnings for players from United States.

Prize Money Earned Under 18 Years of Age

MerK had won $8,500.00 in cash prizes from 5 tournaments before he turn 18 years old. 3.30% of his total prize money was earned before June 14, 2011.

Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

Out of the 63 tournaments awarding cash prizes that MerK had competed in, the largest amount was $100,000.00 from Call of Duty XP on September 3, 2011. He placed 1st, making up 38.87% of his total prize money won.

$100,000 Milestone

MerK overtook the $100,000 milestone on September 3, 2011, winning $100,000.00 and placing 1st at Call of Duty XP. Prize money from 8 tournaments got him to that point.

Notable Contributor

MerK has contributed to the competitive scene of the following games outside of competing in tournaments.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIIAnalyst
Call of Duty: Infinite WarfareAnalyst


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