Doyle Brunson and his best stories at the poker table

Doyle Brunson has left us. But only his actual presence on Earth. In fact, the best thing he left us is his legacy, his story or some words like a life manual. After 89 years, he’s had his best and worst times, and we can excerpt his anecdotes.

Some of which we picked from interviews, some of which Doyle answered fans’ questions on Twitter years ago. Either way, this is authentic Doyle Brunson, we will remember with a smile…

The Doyle Brunson Story

I had a 64-win year. I had major surgery the year I lost the race. I lost $6 million at the WSOP this year thanks to my best friend Chip Reese.

$6 million! Yes, what did you read. at a table? Brunson then made it clear that he played Chinese Poker throughout the series (he did not name the year).

He was also asked about an occasion he talked about a lengthy victory session. he replied.

Yes, after my miraculous recovery from cancer. When I started playing again, I won over 50 times. I’ve paid off my debts and saved my money.

One more question, what is your favorite Fort Worth story?

in my A year as a pro, I was playing pool hall when a man walked in and shot a player. His brains seemed to splatter the walls. We all ran out the back door there and we didn’t talk to the police. We had to cross a cold stream.

Doyle clarified that he “walks around with a .357 Magnum” these days. He added: “We used to run around in groups of no less than three, so we had our backs to each other. We used to defend ourselves pretty well; we carried shotguns and pistols. Itsounds like Like the Wild West.’, and it is. I love it because I’m single and it’s crazy.”

You also want to know what is his most memorable story?

Not that, win Million dollar pots and even wins in the WSOP Main Event. Violent stuff comes first. I saw two players fall dead while playing. Strange, but they are low pots. I also saw five robberies.

Did Brunson give up because he thought he was going to be killed?

No, but I Partnership with Dickey Carson established. I went 2-7 for eight hands and entered the pot with Patch from Dallas. Patch loses all night, and he takes a knife and smashes it on the table, saying he’ll kill anyone who hits him. Dickey retired and ended the game.

Because his background is not all violent. Doyle talked about other things. He says he’s discovered three new sports during the pandemic: “1) chopping wood, 2) throwing darts, and 3) throwing popcorn.” Kevin Bacon bursts into tears.

Musically, he Thinks Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley are his favorites, both of whom were there to watch. Someone asked him about Black Sabbath, and the band Ozzy Osbourne chimed in. “I don’t even know what Black Sabbath is,” he replied.

As for the other flavors, he once listed his top three favorites: “Go Swimming, Everybody Loves Raymond,” and my dog ​​has bitten over 28 Caspers. “

It happened to you. He was also blackmailed…

A woman called my house crying yelling that I got her pregnant. I have never been with another woman Together. Instead of getting angry, my wife started praying for them. We never heard from him again.

He and his wife (Louise, who have three children: Todd, Pamela, and Doira) all had cancer and recovered, which leads me to believe…

I believe in miracles. The fact that he is alive is the truest proof. And I don’t think I was chosen for great things, but because of what happened to me, I tried to capture every moment of my life A moment.

While he is a lovable character like everyone else, he has his enemies, people who insult him online. What did you reply to any of these?

I guess I won’t even bother stopping you. Take your 2 followers and go.

Finally, we leave you with a word, as to those who want to follow it Advice from man….

Life is like poker: you don’t have the cards you want to play, you’ve got the cards you should play, and all you can do is try your best Play it well. I’ve been working on it. When you have a difficult hand, you need to give it your best…

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