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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 25, 2009

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Doyle Brunson’s Autobiography Now Available Poker Legend Tells All From Five Decades as a Gambler By Justin Marchand “I’ve still got mixed feelings about writing this book,” Doyle Brunson commented in his blog. After reading The Godfather of Poker, poker fans won’t have similar problems with mixed feelings. Instead, they’ll be glad that the game’s living legend chose not to hold back and, with sharp detail, went ahead and dealt out a book rich in narrative and stories that encapsulate his pioneering poker life and contributions. While some poker biographies are short on meat, Brunson’s is packed with vivid recollections of the people, events, and places that have shaped his high-stakes life. It not only covers Brunson’s own life, but also traces the birth of the high-stakes poker world. The book takes the reader from Brunson’s boyhood home of Longworth, Texas, to Fort Worth’s Exchange Avenue, where “shootings, knife fights, ...


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