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Doyle Brunson

Doyle Brunson aka "Texas Dolly," aka "The Godfather of Poker" Important dates August 10, 1933 Born in Longworth, Texas 1962 Marries wife Louise 1963 Diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live; survives operation with no trace of cancer left 1970 Plays in the first-ever 1976 World Series of Poker Wins first two WSOP 1977 bracelets – $5,000 NL 2-7 Draw & $10,000 Main Event Wins third & fourth WSOP bracelets – $1,000 Stud Hi/Lo & $10,000 Main Event 1978 Becomes only second repeat Main Event winner, after Johnny Moss Wins fifth WSOP bracelet – $5,000 Stud 1979 Wins sixth WSOP bracelet – 1982 $600 Mixed Doubles Traveled to Dublin to play in the fledgling Irish Poker Open, Europe's longest-running poker tournament - Self-publishes How I Made Over $1,000,000 Playing Poker, one of the first in-depth poker strategy guides; the title was later changed to Super/System 1988 Inducted into Poker Hall Of Fame 1991 Wins seventh WSOP bracelet – 1998 $2,500 No Limit Hold'em Wins eighth WSOP bracelet – $1,500 Razz 2003 2004 Wins ninth WSOP bracelet - Wins WPT Legends of Poker championship $2,000 HORSE Doyle's Room online poker room opens for business 2005 - Wins tenth WSOP bracelet – $5,000 Shorthanded No Limit Hold'em Interesting facts Ties Johnny Chan's week-old record of 10 bracelets Becomes half of first father-son bracelet winning duo when son Texas All-State high school basketball player Todd wins his first WSOP bracelet - Publishes Super/System 2 with new generation of poker strategists Scouted by the NBAS Minneapolis Laker MPLS before knee injury ended his career 2013 LAKERS Announces retirement from playing in the WSOP Holds master's degree in administrative education One of the original Texas Rounders – traveled from Regular in the world's biggest cash games for decades town to town looking for poker games along with his partners, Amarillo Slim and Sailor Roberts Regular on GSN's HIGHSTAKES High Stakes Poker PCKER Survived terminal cancer diagnosis at age 30 Ran an annual winner- Won both of his two take-all high-stakes golf POKER WSOP Main Event Titles tournament at the Dunes with a Ten and a Two in Las Vegas during the 1970s Has won WSOP bracelets in seven different poker disciplines Once won a $100,000 weight-loss bet with 10-to-1 odds that he couldn't get below 300 pounds $6,103,712 in career tournament earnings 2 WSOP Main Event championships (1976, 1977) POKER 10 WSOP bracelets, 35 WSOP cashes, $2,966,053 WSOP earnings 1 WPT title, 3 WPT final tables, $2,081,824 WPT earnings WPT WORLD POKER TOUR Won Untold Millions in High-Stakes Cash games 394,000 Twitter followers DOYU RUNSONS RsO SUPER PER SYSTEM TEM Author of poker strategy guides Super/System and Super/System 2 CalvinAyrecom

Doyle Brunson

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Get to know more about Doyle Brunson aka "Texas Dolly" and "The Godfather of Poker".






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