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|Born||May 27, 1991|
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
|World Series of Poker|
|European Poker Tour|
Jaime Staples (born May 27, 1991) also known by his alias Jimmy is a Canadian poker player from Alberta, Canada who specializes in live streaming of online multi-table tournaments on Twitch.tv. With over 112,000 followers on Twitch Jaime is one of the biggest poker streamers, behind Jason Somerville, in 2016. He primarily plays on PokerStars and became a 'Friend of PokerStars' in April 2015. Since joining PokerMarket in October 2015 he regularly sells action for tournaments he streams on Twitch.tv.
As of 2015, his total live tournament winnings exceed $9,000 and his online tournament net cashes exceed $550,000. He also specializes in holding auctions for his online poker action, many times reaching 2.5x markup or higher.
Birthed with the name James Staples, as of August 2016, he began daily vlogging, documenting various minutiae of life as a poker player, as well as his attempts to lose weight and quit smoking.
In September 2016, Staples moved from his home city of Lethbridge Alberta to Calgary, Alberta, then to Montreal, Quebec, along with his brother Matt and his good friend, Big Brother Canada contestant Kevin Martin. All three stream poker regularly on Twitch.tv.
Jaime Staples is the oldest of four siblings; Chris Staples, Matty Staples and Amy Staples. On March 25, 2018, Jamie and his brother Matt won a $150,000 prop bet with Bill Perkins by weighing within one pound of each other precisely a year after the commencement of the bet.
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