Jim Albrecht

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Jim Albrecht (December 8, 1949, St. Augustine, Florida – October 16, 2003), is best known as the longtime tournament director of the World Series of Poker.

Albrecht was poker room manager at The Mint in Las Vegas when The Mint merged with Binion's Horseshoe in 1988.

He served as a tournament director for the WSOP for over a decade. He also provided commentary on most of ESPN's poker programs during the 1990s, including the World Series of Poker and the United States Poker Championship.

In his last years, he helped create and promote the Jack Binion's World Poker Open series. He also served as a consultant on the films Rounders and Maverick.

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