Name: Jamie Gold
Location: Malibu United States
Total Winnings: $12,218,754
First Place Finishes: 2
WSOP Bracelets: 1
ProRank 1 Position: 795
ProRank 2 Position: 13738
Favorite Poker Game: Texas Hold'em
Hobbies: Live music, producing television
Favorite Celebrity: Will Ferrel
Poker Players I Respect Most: 10 Times WSOP bracelet winner Johnny Chan
Jamie Gold is professional poker player from Malibu, California and he is one of the biggest names in poker . His income from WSOP 2006 championship exceeded $12, 000,000, and that makes him the player who won the largest amount in a poker tournament .His game 's strategy is defined by aggressiveness and a calm attitude , beyond which none may pass .Before becoming a professional poker player, Gold was looking for poker talents . Names like Lucy Liu , Jimmy Fallon and Kristin Davis worked closely with Gold and came into the limelight because of him .
After his graduate diploma at New York University, Gold began to study entertainment law at UCLA.At the age of 21 years when he was already known in the show bizz world he founded his own agency , JMG Management.Because of this agency , Gold had the opportunity to know Johnny Chan, who gave him some valuable advice to become professional poker player.Learning to play poker by reading dozens of books on strategy , although it seems that he already have the game in blood , inherited his talent from his mother , who used to play too often .
Gold read their opponents with great ease , although he is active and talkative during the game , he is always attentive to what is happening around him . When he won his first title WSOP, he jumped from his seat and everyone could see his smile .
Although he is not intending to quit his job , Jamie Gold promises it will continue to play professional poker whenever he gets the chance .
He is famous for his calm atitude when he bets a lot of money , his style is agressive but also he is different from other poker players that usualy play with a face of steel , he is relaxed and natural