Poker Icon Doyle Brunson Dies at 89

Poker legend Doyle Brunson dies (screengrab)
  • Poker legend Doyle Brunson, known as “Texas Dolly,” died over the week at age 89. The cause of death was not yet announced.
  • Brunson rose to prominence in the 1970s and remained a well-known figure until his death, including appearing in the televised 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event.
  • Brunson actually was a good enough college basketball player to consider a career in the NBA, but ditched those plans after a knee injury and turned to poker.