Poker players



Stu Ungar

At the end of the 1970's Stu "The Kid" Ungar became one of the best poker players in the world. He had won the WSOP 3 times.
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Doyle Brunson

"Texas Dolly" won the WSOP 2 times in a row, in 1976 and 1977. He wrote the book that is considered the "pokerbible" by many: Super System, a course in power poker.
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Johnny Moss

Johnny Moss played poker his whole life, even until his 89th birthday. Moss won the WSOP three times. Read more about Johnny Moss >>


Jack "Treetop" Straus

Jack Straus was called "Treetop" because he was almost 6 feet 5 and had a big rough beard. He won the WSOP in 1982. He gambled every dollar in his pocket. Read more about Jack Straus >>


Benny Binion

Benny bought the Eldorado Casino in 1946 in Las Vegas and changed the name into Binion's Horseshoe. Read more about Benny Binion >>


"Amarillo Slim" Preston

Slim won the WSOP in 1972. His style and charm made him an icon. His real name is Thomas Austin Preston. Read more about Amarillo Slim >>


Johnny Chan

Johnny Chan is also known as "The Oriental Expres". From China he came to the US at nine years of age. In 1987 he won his first bracelet.
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