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Jamie Gold Wins Bodog Celebrity Event

Second-Place Winner Is Going to 2007 WSOP for Free


World Series of Poker champ Jamie Gold beat a group of sports stars and celebs to take down the first BodogFIGHT Celebrity Poker Tournament in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, held Saturday.

He was also the host of the event, which was held in conjunction with Bodog's BodogFight: USA vs. Russia, a pay-per-view event. Gold won a Giantto watch for his win, but the good stuff went to second-place finisher Aaron Douglas, who won an entry into the 2007 WSOP main event. Douglas plays Chief Petty Officer Galen Tyrol on the Sci-Fi Channel's hit show Battlestar Galactica. The third-place winner was actor Ryan Robbins, who currently stars on the Canadian TV comedy Alice, I Think.

Robbins won a Bodog Poker Set, which included a custom-made Bodog poker table and a custom Bodog poker chip set.

Other celebs who attended the poker tourney included Jared Padalecki (Supernatural), UFC champ Phil "The NY Badass" Baroni, Tom Europe (CFL Hall of Famer), Michael Eklund (BloodRayne II: Deliverance, Intelligence), and Woody Jeffries (Blond and Blonder). They were joined at the BodogFIGHT PPV event by Paul McGillion (Stargate: Atlantis), Ty Olsson (Class of the Titans), James Tupper (Men In Trees), and actors Aleks Paunovic, Adrian Holmes, and Aaron Pearl.