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No Other Poker Legend Like Him - Amarillo Slim

Players like Amarillo Slim are one of their kinds. Having won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) for four times, Slim was a legend in Poker. The legend died at the age of 83 after a length illness. Born Thomas Austin Preston, Jr. Slim has been known for his contribution to the poker world. it was always a unique poker experience to watch Amarillo Slim.

Amarillo was always known for his propensity to make outlandish prop bets and was also known for his tremendous skills on the felt. The legend first garnered attention when won the WSOP Event in the year 1972. Amarillo became an instant celebrity after the win and appeared on talk shows such as the Tonight Show.

Amarillo also played host to the Super Bowl of Poker, which was one of the biggest tournaments at that time. Truly one of its kind players, Slim had set new benchmarks for players during his playing days as he would continue to excel on the tables and won four WSOP bracelets.