Doyle Brunson was a legendary poker player who, apart from excelling in this game, also gave a new definition to the game. He took the game of poker to a level of revolution and also set benchmarks for the coming generations to strive for. He has marked history with his 2 victories in the World Series of Poker. He was born to a poor farmer on august 10th 1993, who was a native to the West Texas region. He was an athlete and excelled in this field too. This dream of being a professional athlete was shattered when he sustained a knee injury. And this left him to find an innovative way to vent out his skills.
He then held a Master’s Degree in the field of education. He just sat down to play a game of poker after that and now we all know that it was then that he started writing history. Texas Dolly as Doyle Brunson was also called was a famous rounder, who took rounds to different poker games. Though it was very interesting to earn a living, it was equally risky. Doyle Brunson met and spoke to many men, though none were of his kind, who wrote legends in their unique ways. His love life was completed by his wife, Louise when they married at the year 1960. After having four children from this marriage, they moved to settle down in Las Vegas. It was then that he won his world title two times in a row- 1976 and 1977. He has many literary pieces to his credit- Super System is just one.
Many of his companions in the poker world were against him for writing this book as he would easily let go of all the tricks to win over the game. Another creation of the legend is the book, According to Doyle. This book was a treasured collection of the articles written by him for a magazine. It gives a philosophical description of how to be a success in the gambling world. Though Doyle Brunson made a lot of money just by gambling, he never opted for the wrong path. He even advised others to be honorable gamblers, he being one himself. There are no records of him cheating even in a single game of poker. He was the one to raise a discussion on the significance of ‘honor’ and ‘trust’. He personified that gambling can be honorable ‘profession’.