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Doyle Brunson gets flak for questioning Fundraiser for late Gavin Smith

Tags: Doyle Brunson, Gavin Smith, RIP
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019 by "T".
Gavin Smith, age 50, passed away while he was sleeping last Monday (January 14). The cause of his death is still not determined. He is survived by his two young sons. The next day after he was found dead, one of his close friends Josh Arieh opened up a GoFundMe page so that the poker community could help support Gavin Smith's children. In just 4 short days, 445 people donated to the cause, raisin[...]   Read more » Doyle Brunson gets flak for questioning Fundraiser for late Gavin Smith

  21-Jan-19, 12:46   #1
Doyle Brunson gets flak for questioning Fundraiser for late Gavin Smith 0 
Mober 
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It is a bit complicated, and you have to know the facts in details,
in order to be able and say who is right.
Brunson has made a donation according to him, and has a logical question.
If the family doesnt not have a financial issue, why the fund raise ?

We may see more info on this the next days.

     
  21-Jan-19, 17:02   #2
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CALICUL 
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He is not confident with this fundraiser.
In his opinion maybe here is two reasons.
One of them is about Gavin Smith was rich and there was no need for a fundraiser.
Probably the second it's the fact that people have donated more money and this can be a fraud.
Maybe his friend not declaring all donations. Confused

     
  21-Jan-19, 17:11   #3
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bowie1984 

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Welp, looks to me old man Doyle did not become rich and famous without f*ck*ng his way on every damn penny he needed to shell out during his life, so yeah I am not sure this was a smart thing to do, especially on social media...

     
  22-Jan-19, 09:04   #4
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doubletop777 
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This was a very strange tweet to put out and i am baffled as to why he would do it. Does it make any difference if these kids Uncle has got a lot of money? The page is for people to show their love to the late great Gavin Smith and not whether they have a rich family

     
  22-Jan-19, 10:55   #5
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Gerimantas 
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I dont know facts so not can say real things, but it is good thing to ask some questions i think personally, so doyle brunson not make anything wrong. But whatever you say and do in social websites always get you many negative saying from many people, not need to worry

     
  22-Jan-19, 11:02   #6
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dule-vu 

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well he didnt say that this is truth,he only asked people is that right information!if he did donate money,dont see any problem with his question and why not to ask does this children have somebody who is rich and who can take care for them!dont think that he had some bad maners about money and children!

     
  22-Jan-19, 19:39   #7
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bowie1984 

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Posted by doubletop777:
This was a very strange tweet to put out and i am baffled as to why he would do it. Does it make any difference if these kids Uncle has got a lot of money?

I mean if he was a Rockefeller it would probably mean something but that is not the case here, so... Yeah, just plain weird thing to bring up - especially after someone's death.

     
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