Jeffrey Pollack formerly held the position World Series of Poker Commissioner and Vice President of Sports and Entertainment marketing for Harrah’s. Pollack holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Northwestern University, two master’s degrees in political management and sports management, and has completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard University.
Pollack joined Harrah’s in 2005, hiring him as Vice President of Marketing and promoted him to WSOP Commissioner in 2006. In November of 2009, Pollack announced his resignation as WSOP Commissioner and has since gone on to become CEO for Professional Bull Riding.
During his tenure as WSOP commissioner, Pollack introduced the format for the 2005 Tournament of Champions and will is remembered for his aggressive marketing campaigns, sponsorship deals, and corporate partnerships with major media, food, and beverage companies.
Jeffrey’s half brother is Gary Bettman, the Commissioner of the National Hockey League. Pollack lives in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Learn more about Jeffrey Pollack
Pokercasts Featuring Jeffrey Pollack
|Episode 25||Pokercast Episode 25 - Greg Raymer & Jeffrey Pollack||May 27, 2008|
|Episode 72||Pokercast Episode 72 - Jeffrey Pollack, Jamie Gold & WSOP Preview Pt 2||May 26, 2009|
|Episode 90||Pokercast Episode 90 - British Invasion with Annette Obrestad, Joe Sebok & Jeffrey Pollack||September 29, 2009|