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Latest Edition of Card Player Magazine Now Available Online

by Julio Rodriguez | Published: Jun 22, '12

… online and features the late Amarillo Slim Preston. Preston, a controversial poker great known … a sucker,” said Shawn Rice, Preston’s traveling partner. “He would …

Remembering Poker's 'Amarillo Slim' Preston (1928-2012)

by Justin Marchand | Published: Apr 30, '12

… legend “Amarillo SlimPreston died Sunday morning at the … Austin Preston Jr. on Dec. 31, 1928 in Johnson, Arkansas, “Amarillo Slim” … his 2003 autobiography, titled Amarillo Slim in a World Full … will remember our beloved Amarillo Slim for all the positive …

WSOP -- Day 2A of the Main Event

by Ryan Lucchesi | Published: Jul 08, '09

… Kravchenko, Todd Brunson, Gavin Smith, Amarillo Slim Preston, Berry Johnston, Eli Elezra, Brad …

WSOP History -- The First Decade

by Ryan Lucchesi | Published: May 28, '09

… Brunson, Puggy Pearson, Sailor Roberts, Amarillo Slim Preston, and Bobby Baldwin. The early …

WSOP: History -- 1973 Recap

by Ryan Lucchesi | Published: Jun 07, '08

… the national publicity tour that “Amarillo SlimPreston took part in during his … the tournament structure and organization. Preston jumped out to an early … when Jack “Treetop” Straus busted Preston with a heart-flush around …

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A Conversation With Poker Hall Of Famer Jack Binion

by Bernard Lee |  Published: Aug 11, '21

… ). A year or two later, Amarillo Slim came up with the idea … like $100,000 today.” On Amarillo (Slim) PrestonSlim was really the perfect guy … like a charm. The name Amarillo Slim was the perfect guy to …

Prop Bet Evolution

by Gavin Griffin |  Published: Nov 22, '17

… things to mention, but Thomas “Amarillo SlimPreston was a great story teller … line to read his book Amarillo Slim in a World Full of …

Top 10 Historic Events In WSOP History

by Erik Fast |  Published: May 28, '14

… by drug abuse. 6. Amarillo Slim Wins 1972 Main Event, … marketable poker professional. When “Amarillo SlimPreston defeated Puggy Pearson heads … win the main event, Preston used his newfound notoriety … mainstream America thanks to Preston, and largely due to …

Men of Action: Walter “Puggy” Pearson

by Bob Pajich |  Published: Nov 01, '13

… of Johnny Moss, Doyle Brunson, Amarillo Slim Preston and Sailor Roberts — the early …

Men of Action: Walter “Puggy” Pearson

by Bob Pajich |  Published: Sep 18, '13

… of Johnny Moss, Doyle Brunson, Amarillo Slim Preston and Sailor Roberts — the early …

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