Jamie Gold - Best known for winning the 2006 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event.

Jamie GoldGold is best known for winning the 2006 World Series of Poker "WSOP" Main Event.  His total live tournament winnings exceed a record $12,100,000, and he was the first person to eclipse the $10,000,000 mark in tournament poker.  Gold also has participated in numerous poker tournaments that have been designed primarily to benefit charitable causes. Allowing himself to be auctioned off, making special appearances, or by purchasing buy-ins, Gold has been involved with a wide variety of causes, including WSOP’s “Ante Up For Africa”, Andy Roddick's charity poker tournament, and a few others. He also has plans to create a charity poker tournament to benefit people affected with Lou Gehrig’s disease.  Gold currently divides his time between his activities as president of production for the entertainment company, Buzznation and poker competition in primarily major tournaments.

No comments: