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Poker legend Amarillo Slim is living on borrowed time

Poker legend Amarillo Slim, 83, has been in the hospital since Monday evening. According to one news site, his health has been fading lately, and he doesn't have much time left. In fact, doctors didn't think he would survive the first night in the hospital. Amarillo Slim, whose real name is Thomas Austin Preston Jr, has won the World Series of Poker 4 times and is well-known rounder from the ol[...]   Read more » Poker legend Amarillo Slim is living on borrowed time

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One of the last of the old school poker players.

the prospect of someone getting jacked for their winnings after a ring game or tournament is almost inconceivable nowadays.

     
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googled and found some really interest articles about him. Does anyone know title of the movie about Slim's life? Is that suspended?

     
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ONE WORD ..................... RESPECT

     
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Fight hard A.S!

     
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Hope he makes it but tbh he had an epic life and i am sure more fun than alot of peoples Smile

I have to say i thought this guy was dead Shock

     
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Old school guy. Hope he get well soon. Or if isn´t possible, the poker world will remember you Amarillo. Nh, sir!!!!!!!!!

     
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come on amarillo....come on...figth..!!!....

     
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Sad news, it is always awful to have a friend in the hospital with such a bad medical state. 83 years old mustnt be easy stuff to deal with, but like i just read yesterday, "It's not years in your life that count, what counts is the life in your years", and Slim is a good example of a lot in both!

     
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These players live by poker ethics, but the young players nowadays don't care about poker ethics in my opinion, They live in their own world.

     
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lol sounds like your just getting old GIO Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile I am sure you could pass off as 75 years old if your age was not there Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile Blink Big Smile

     
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Amarillo Slim Preston is one of the world's most talented poker players, mostly in Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold'em. I wish you a speedy recovery A.Slim Preston
"Look around the table. If you don't see a sucker, get up, because you're the sucker." !!! by A.S.Preston

     
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This is a GREAT MAN!!! RESPECT!

     
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It people like AS and DB who made this game what it is!!! It is always sad to hear of people fighting for their lives, but as some of us have read, what a life to lead. GL to him for always and people should remember him for the life he has led and the way he has acted in different situations.

GL AS...................

GL all......................

Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile

     
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