Mr. Brunson

by Ali on January 19th, 2013

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Doyle Brunson began his gambling career by taking part in illegal games held in Exchange Street, Texas as well as a good friend, Dwayne Hamilton. Later on the 2 of them journeyed through Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma taking part in larger games and meeting other expert players like Sailor Roberts and Amarillo Slim. Dwayne Hamilton left the team after a while and left the other three who for the following six years gambled on pretty much everything. Then they made a trip to Vegas and lost everything. That broke up the relationship though the 3 stay friends even today. Doyle Brunson lives in Sin City.

Aside from his achievement at the casino game itself, Doyle Brunson’s publication Super/System, was also rather profitable and is viewed by a lot of ace spades 1 of the very best publications on the casino game of poker. The publication was 1st printed in the late seventies and for the initial time the common individual was able to look at the casino game the way a professional gambler would. A sequel, Super/System 2 was released in ‘04. Doyle Brunson is not the only writer to these guides but it consists of inputs from quite a few other expert professionals like Mike Caro, Bobby Baldwin, David Sklansky, Joey Hawthorne, as well as Chip Reese. Apart from these two books, Brunson has also penned Poker Wisdom of a Champion, a book that was formerly called According to Doyle.

Doyle Brunson is still productive on the world poker scene and in 2003 he collected his 9th gold bracelet. In 04, he finished fifty-third out of 2576 professionals in NL Texas Holdem Championship as well a spades winning the Legends of Poker WPT that earned him another $1 million in prize cash. His earnings continued into 05 when he won his 10th WSOP bracelet. In performing so he tied the score with Johnny Chan who had also won the exact same series for the tenth time.

Doyle Brunson’s nickname, "Texas Dolly," is a product of error made by Jimmy Snyder who was expected to say, "Texas Doyle" when announcing Brunson except read the first name wrongly. The name stuck and his friends inside the betting world simply call him Dolly.

2 Holdem hands are named after Doyle Brunson. The Ten and 2 of any suit is one such hand while the other is recognized by his name and comprises of the Ace and Queen of any suit. The 2nd hand was named based upon a remark in his book that claims Doyle Brunson doesn’t play this hand. Doyle Brunson now has his own net Poker room called "Doyles Room".

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