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Jamie Gold Signs Up With ACED Poker

On February 11th, 2009, the 2006 World Series of Main Event champion Jamie Gold has signed with ACED Poker, which makes its home on the Merge Gaming Network. The officials of the online poker room have confirmed the signing. According to, Merge Gaming Network ranks eighteenth in terms of cash game traffic with a 7 day running average of 345 poker players. The Network's flagship online site is Carbon Poker. Other online sites include Poker Nordica,, Rumble Poker, Jam Poker, Spin32 Poker, Reefer Poker and G2G Poker.

The Poker Room Manager of ACED, Brandon Berndt said that they are very excited to have Jamie on board not only because of his natural enthusiasm as poker ambassador but for his creativity and talent on the game. As part of his responsibilities with ACED Poker, Gold will be playing on the site, representing ACED poker and major poker event, pushing forward with philanthropic endeavors on behalf of himself and the online poker site and working together with the ACED team to make sure that ever poker player on the site will have a good time.

Gold has appeared on different poker television shows like NBC's Poker After Dark and GSN's High Stakes Poker. In January, ACED held their Luckbox promotion, which was a golden opportunity for players to earn cash by accumulating Comp Points on the online site. Upon reaching the predetermined levels of complimentary points, players will be presented with 3 poker boxes of luck; where players can win as much as $6000. Cash game outs differ from 5 points for winning two card hands in a row to fifty thousand for playing their one millionth card hand.

The tournament outs range from twenty for making a chip stack up to 100,000 to 2,500 points for winning in ten heads-up sit and go's in succession. Players must pass the proper Hand ID's to get the credit for these accomplishments. Players can exchange their points for loyalty bonuses and poker event entries. The Merge Gaming Bad Beat Jackpot for Texas Holdem is at $1.2 million. Aside from Texas Holdem, ACED offers Omaha, Stud, Razz and Draw Poker.


02/23/2009 19:33 PM