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Doyle Brunson - Pokers Living Legend Vol. 19, No. 13 Card Player Magazine


Doyle Brunson: Poker's Living Legend

by Justin Marchand

In the land of poker legends, only one is qualified to sit at the head table. He is the man whose early gunslinging, road gambling days imbued him with a near mythological presence in poker's highest circles. He is the only man who has played at the highest levels and stakes for more than 50 ...

 
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