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Jamie Gold was born in New York City on August 25, 1969.He is the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion, and may be the most hated Main Event Champion in the history of the event. At the poker tournament, his arrogant attitude rubbed players the wrong way, he had severe breaches of etiquette, including flashing his cards and telling people what he had.
Published on 2007-05-15 08:10:52 Consider this a rumor only at this time, but my well-placed sources have told me that Jamie Gold, the winner of the 2006 World Series of Poker, was the big loser over the first few days of taping for the fourth edition of the show, High Stakes Poker.
For several years, Molly Bloom ran the biggest high-stakes poker game in Hollywood, with players like Tobey Maguire, Ben Affleck, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Gold, Nelly, Guy Laliberte, Gabe Kaplan, and several rich guys whose names you might not know.
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In Molly's Game, she takes you through her adventures running an exclusive high-stakes private poker game catering to such clients as Hollywood royalty like Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Affleck, athletes, billionaires, politicians, and financial titans. With rich detail, Molly describes a world of glamour, privilege, and secrecy in which she made millions, lived the high life, and fearlessly took.
Gold has been many things, agent, manager, producer, marketing specialist, film and TV packager, TV personality, poker legend, VC advisor, angel investor, but most importantly a philanthropist. From 2005 to 2017 he has hosted, emceed or worked with 289 major celebrity charity events, helping to raise over 480 million dollars for causes worldwide.
Following the poker boom, Jamie found players to help him improve his game and played as often as he could in between his agency hours and television productions. Gold's Poker Career Gold's interest in poker came at an early age as his mother Jane was a keen poker player, and his grandfather was a phenomenal gin and rummy player.