Gold’s interest in poker began when he was a teenager. His mother, Jane, was a good player and his grandfather was a famous champion. Gold’s interest in poker and make a serious improvement began when he presented a television show with former winners of the Main Event World Series of Poker Johnny Chan and Chris Moneymaker, when Chan welcomed as Jaime Gold ward.
In 2005, Gold began to play regular poker tournaments, being at the Bicycle Casino when he won his first major tournament of Texas Hold’em No Limit, taking the amount of $ 54,225. In the twelve months, Gold had seven more positions for money tournaments in California.
Gold has said in many interviews that Chris Ferguson, winner of the WSOP Main Event in 2000, was one of the few professional players who had put him in trouble during a tournament, which finally broke. While many professionals criticized the playing style of Gold in the closing stages of the tournament, Ferguson made that would fit him until he was done with the most chips on the table. Gold had perfected the art of putting pressure on their opponents when playing with the position (last to bet in the hand). Bluff Magazine magazine analyzed briefly and perfectly, the art of saying Gold:
“It forced his tablemates to risk his entire stack at every turn. If you went up the bet, knew or had some letters off and retired, or smelled the lights and got them all in one. Thus this strategy became an art form “