Here is a summary of what has happened.
- Get a Windows Live ID with a Hotmail address (2003).
- Tie my gamertag to this WLID.
- Get a new Windows Live ID with a Gmail address (2009).
- Change my Xbox LIVE account to be associated with the new WLID.
- Unsuccessfully attempt to remove the old Hotmail-based WLID, citing premium services being attached.