O mundo do poker está de luto pela maior lenda do jogo de cartas. Doyle Brunson faleceu no final da noite de domingo e as homenagens vieram de todos os cantos do mundo.
O regular de cash games brasileiro "Zinhao":
O também profissional do PokerStars Rafael Moraes:
A WSOP, que Brunson esteve presente desde a sua criação:
Rest in Peace to the Biggest Legend of Them All. Thank you for being the consummate player and gentleman. No one will ever fill your seat. pic.twitter.com/riE35PCrQh— WSOP – World Series of Poker (@WSOP) May 15, 2023
Phil Hellmuth, o recordista de braceletes:
Poker lost its biggest Legend today: @TexDolly. He inspired 3 generations of poker players w his play, his award winning book “Super System,” and his fabulous style and grit. Doyle always played hard: the man absolutely hated losing!! Doyle ruled the high stakes cash games in Las… pic.twitter.com/L4CKzvzbIF— phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) May 15, 2023
I’m so lucky I had the opportunity to truly understand Doyle’s greatness by sitting across the table from him.— Phil Galfond (@PhilGalfond) May 15, 2023
“Legend” feels inadequate.
We don’t have a word for what Doyle Brunson is to poker.
Rest in Peace ♥️ pic.twitter.com/IjCDrNG96c
The only man I think I ever snuck a picture of because I was in awe to be at the same table as him. Rest in peace Doyle. pic.twitter.com/MpjAtf2AqA— Ben Lamb (@BenbaLamb) May 15, 2023
E claro, o Horseshoe, cassino onde a WSOP nasceu e voltou a ser disputado, e que Doyle participou da reinauguração em março: