This Monday,2. October 2023 will go down in the history of the poker calendar as the first so-called “Doyle Brunson Day” will be celebrated with various initiatives to honor one of the industry’s greatest legends.
The entire community has been waiting for the premiere of Doyle Brunson: A Celebration of Life in Memory, a video produced by PokerGO that features several of today’s top players who share a wealth of experience at the table experience and made personal friends withthe Godfather. Poker » is .
Doyle Brunson Day is February 10, among other times.
The video is a celebration starring Todd Brunson, Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth. Along with his long-time agent Brian Balsbo, his close friendsGabe Kaplan, Dewey Tomko and Lyle Berman.
“Doyle Brunson is a legend whose personality transcends poker. He is outstanding in every aspect, both on and off the poker table, truly. There will never be another player like him. His accomplishments are self-evident, but Doyle will be best remembered for the inspiration he provided to every player who touched a deck of cards. Doyle “I loved the game and the community. Losing an icon is never easy, but we hope the community will come together to create this tribute,” said PokerGO President and long-time friend Mori Eskandani.
Sadly, he passed away in May at the age of 89, leaving an indelible legacy for the industry. One of his most epic moments was when he won back-to-back WSOP Main Events in 1976 and 1977 with a 10-2 hand that propelled him to fame. ThereforeOctober 2 (called “10-2” in English) was announced as the date to commemorate his contribution to the game.