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Robbie Strazynski

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What It’s Like to Be Introduced to Poker’s Living Legend, Doyle Brunson

Pretty much any and every poker fan, no matter how casual, recognizes the name Doyle Brunson. The unmistakable cowboy hat sitting atop that ever-smiling face; poker’s living legend truly is one-of-a-kind.

I was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to be introduced to Mr. Brunson. I’d just like to reflect on and share what that was like. In a nutshell: incredible. I’m grateful for a memory that will last a lifetime.

In Poker, Timing Is Everything

It would take a very unique set of circumstances for me to ever consider “hitting and running” at a poker table. As fate would have it, the stars aligned for a very unique set of circumstances, which led me to play poker, though I hadn’t planned on doing so.

I’m glad I did, as my one-hand session left me with a story I’ll never forget. I figured it’s something you’d all enjoy, so I’ve decided to share it with you.

Interview with Poker Author Eileen Sutton

Poker writer Eileen Sutton had already had a distinguished career prior to her “landmark article” that was published on Salon.com, entitled “Poker for Girls: In New York’s male-dominated world of underground poker, I found my true strength.”

That article went viral, however, catapulting Eileen to near-instant fame. My Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host, Bruce Briggs, and I were delighted to have Eileen join us in episode #287 for an interview.