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
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 40 (M)
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!
Joined: Dec '09
Age: 40 (M)
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
Joined: Oct '09
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 53 (M)
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.