Legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson received a strange call from a detective at 9pm on December 4th, saying something about owing a person money at the Aria Casino's poker room and if he doesn't pay, then he would get killed. Detective said Texas Dolly's name was on that person's list. Is this a scam or is it a warning of real danger? Let's find out...
Over a hundred of Doyle's followers commented on his tweet, and Brunson replied in one of them that he found out the detective was for real.
At first, Brunson was naturally skeptical about the call since he knows he doesn't frequently play at the Aria poker rooms (Doyle Brunson is a regular poker player in the renowned Bobby's Room at the Bellagio), and he's positive he doesn't owe poker money to anyone. Also, who calls at 9pm, asking a person to let a stranger come inside his house?
When the two-time WSOP Main Event champ finally was able to confirm that the call was from a real detective, he called him back as he felt he did not initially respond to him nicely.
Someone asked Brunson if he also called Aria to verify this and he said: