Jean-Robert Bellande Renews Sponsorship Deal With Bodog

Poker Royalty announced today that Jean-Robert Bellande has renewed his exclusive sponsorship agreement with Bodog. Jean-Robert joins Poker Royalty clients David Williams and Evelyn Ng, as well as Justin Bonomo, on Team Bodog.

“I am thrilled to continue my relationship with Team Bodog,” said Jean-Robert about renewing his agreement. “Bodog is a fantastic organization and I am excited to continue with such a select team of world-class poker players.”

Jean-Robert’s successful 2008 season featured appearances on NBC shows Poker After Dark and the National Heads-Up Poker Championship. At the 2008 World Series of Poker, Jean-Robert just missed capturing his first bracelet, finishing 2nd in the $1,500 Limit Hold’em Shootout for a payday of $173,564. Jean-Robert now has career tournament winnings of over $980,000
“Jean-Robert is a player with so much charisma and personality that he is a perfect fit for Team Bodog. This was about the right brand fit, and Jean-Robert obviously embodies the Bodog lifestyle.” said James Sullivan, President of Poker Royalty.

In 2007, Jean-Robert transferred his poker skills into survival skills as a contestant on the hit reality TV show, Survivor: China. Other television appearances include the 2006 WPT Bad Boys of Poker II, and final table appearances at the 2005 WSOP Circuit Event at the Rio and the 2005 U.S. Poker Championship in Atlantic City, N.J.