One More WSOP Bracelet Up for Sale

A gold World Series of Poker bracelet has got to be THE most coveted prize from any poker tournament available in the world. Players strive to win the gold bracelet to join the players who have earned this piece of jewelry. Players show up every year to compete in the WSOP as well as on the WSOP Circuit to be able to win one of these bracelets. A few players have even made history for earning the most poker bracelets. Despite the wonderment of a WSOP bracelet, some pros decide to let their go. A few players have sold their bracelets and now yet another bracelet is up for sale.

In the past, Peter Eastgate, T.J. Cloutier and a few others have gotten rid of their bracelets. The latest is Jamie Gold. Jamie Gold will be offering his 2006 WSOP main event bracelet up for auction which will take place on August 1st. Heritage Auctions will be hosting the event and the item can be viewed at the auction house here.

The site for Heritage describes the bracelet as one with 259 stones that has seven carats of diamonds and is made of 120 grams of white/yellow gold. The bracelet also has rubies that create the heart and diamond while a sapphire creates the spade. The clubs are created by three inset black diamonds.

The WSOP bracelet was won by Gold back in 2006 when he competed in the Main Event. The player field had 8,773 and had a buy-in of $10,000. Gold earned the gold bracelet for the win as well as $12 million in cash. It is unclear as to why Gold would want to auction off the coveted bracelet but one would imagine that he is trying to raise money for charity. Neither Gold nor Heritage has stated why the bracelet is up for auction.