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Amarillo Slim


Thomas Austin Preston, Jr. better known as Amarillo Slim was born on December 31, 1928 in Johnson Arkansas, is one of the oldest players in North American Poker widely known for his skills and Poker wagering Amarrilo won the event World Series of mainline Poker in 1972 and entered into the Poker Hall of Fame!


Before becoming a well known player of poker tournaments Amarrilo was a rounder (a player who travels to high stakes games MEET) tournament in the United States along with their friends Doyle Brunson and Sailor Roberts!


After winning in 1972 won three more WSOP bracelets with four in all, the 1972, then won again in 1974 WSOP No Limit Hold'em, 11 years later in 1985 again won a major event in the WSOP Pot Limit Omaha, and finally in 1990 back to win another WSOP bracelet in Pot Limit Omaha also.


He also wrote three books, the 1st in 1973 along with Bill G. Cox titled "Play Poker to Win" in his 2003 autobiography with the name "Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People, " and most recently in 2007 launched an ebook with Brent Riley called "An E-guide To No Limit Texas Hold'em.


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