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Alan Meltzer Leaves $1.5 Million To Driver and Doorman

Meltzer Appeared On High Stakes Poker


Alan Meltzer on High Stakes PokerAccording to The Dailymail, Wind-Up Records founder and part-time poker player Alan Meltzer left a total of $1.5 million to his driver and doorman when he passed away last October.

Jean Laborde, Meltzer’s personal chauffeur, received $1 million and his doorman, Chamil Demirag, received $500,000. Demirag, a Brooklyn, New York resident, said, “He was a generous guy. It’s a surprise. Peace and rest to him.”

Before he founded Wind-Up Records, which includes bands such as Creed, Evanescence, O.A.R., Seether, People in Planes and Five For Fighting, Meltzer was a pretzel vendor on the streets of New York.

In the last few years, Meltzer had frequented the poker tournament circuit and even appeared multiple times on GSN’s High Stakes Poker.

The 67-year-old had no children and recently divorced his wife of 13 years. The cause of his death is still unknown.