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The Round Table – Q & A’s with Your Favorite Pros – Jean-Robert Bellande

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Name: Jean-Robert Bellande

Nickname: None

Date of birth: 9/17/1970

Place of birth: Long Island, New York

Currently residing: Las Vegas

Favorite song to listen to before tournament that gets you pumped up: “Doowutchyalike” by Digital Underground

Craziest prop bet: Losing 6-5 in a game of basketball one-on-one against Huck Seed and getting laid $35,000 against my $400

Favorite places to travel: Cuba, Prague

What do you like to do in your spare time: I like to chill at home in the Jacuzzi or I like to go see movies

Any celebrity crushes:
Mandy Moore

If you weren't playing poker what career would you have: Nightclub owner / promoter

What is something no one knows about you: That I was a virgin until I was 32 and I speak Mandarin

Favorite movie: I come up with a new answer every time. Right now it’s “Hustler.”

Hobbies: Playing pool and clubbing

Describe yourself in three words:
Loud, aggressive, charming

What are you most proud of in your life: Owning my own West Hollywood nightclub at 26 years old.

What is your favorite smell:
The natural scent of a woman that I am drawn to

Favorite taste: Ben and Jerry’s oatmeal ice cream

Favorite sound:
The sound of a three push pot coming in my direction

Biggest impulse purchase:
Mercedes 500 SL

When you aren’t in a tournament what are you doing day to day: Grinding out in the live games

What do you spend your money on: Clothes, nice dinners, and traveling

How many tournaments do you play a year:
Normally I would say I play 15 major events but this year because of Survivor I only played 3.

WPT cashes: 2

WSOP cashes: 6

Place finished on Survivor:
8

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