ends business relationship with WSOP champion

Jamie Gold

Jamie Gold is losing some of his shine these days. With the controversy of a lawsuit hanging over him since his 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event win, he's now also being let go by entered into a deal with Jamie Gold before the WSOP in 2006 to sponsor him for the Main Event. After he went on to win it, the online poker room also signed him on as a full member of Team Bodog.

As of today he is no longer a member. released this statement about the matter:

"In light of our decision to cease all offline marketing initiatives in the U.S., and instead refocus our efforts on growing our entertainment brand in Europe and Asia, Bodog has ended our business relationship with Jamie Gold. Bodog has enjoyed its association with Mr. Gold and wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavors." is continuing to sponsor pro players Josh Arieh, David Williams, and Evelyn Ng who all also reside in the United States.

Gold is the first of the last five winners of the WSOP Main Event to not have a sponsorship from an online poker site.

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