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Jesse Jones

Hometown: North Las Vegas

Country of Origin: United States UNITED STATES

Jesse Jones
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Jesse Jones Bio

Founder of the World Poker Association, Jesse Jones is one strong individual. Not only has he been playing poker for more than 20 years, but he is also a three-time throat cancer survivor. After retiring from his career as a financial planner and commercial real estate investor, he has committed much of his time to the WPA. The goal of association is to create a globally recognized governing body of tournament poker. Jones says that he would like it to be similar to the PGA for golf.

A couple of Jones? poker accomplishments include a second-place finish in the 2004 Crown Australasian Poker Championship where he snagged more than $194,000, and a first-place finish in a $2,400 buy-in pot-limit Omaha event during the 2007 Aussie Millions.