Everyone who makes a living in the poker industry feels the same gratitude and respect for Doyle Brunson since his death This was reflected in the countless expressions of love expressed on social media afterwards.
Sadly, the news came, and it was a long time ago. At 89, the greatest poker legend has stepped off a plane. With 10 WSOP bracelets, a unique personality and an inspiration to many, the Texas Dolly has left an indelible mark on many.
Acknowledging It didn’t take long for social media to take notice after news of the death, and several versions of the Final Goodbye surfaced. Whether you were close to him or were never lucky enough to meet him, everyone loves the Greatest Legend of all time.
There will never be another Doyle Brunson
Doyle is @RadioAmanda’s favorite player
He will be missed by many, the godfather of poker #RIPDoyle pic. twitter.com/Y88BsrDhhP
— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) May 15, 2023
“Legend. There will never be another A Doyle Brunson. Doyle was @RadioAmanda’s favorite player. He will be missed by many, the godfather of poker #RIPDoyle.”
Poker Has lost its greatest legend today: @TexDolly. He has inspired three generations of poker players with his game, his award-winning book The Super System, and his incredible style and grit. Doyle always plays hard: this guy absolutely hates losing! ! ! Doyle dominates Las Vegas high stakes cash games… pic.twitter.com/L4CKzvzbIF
— phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) May 15, 2023
“Poker lost its greatest legend today – @TexDolly. He inspired three generations of poker players with his game, his award-winning book Super Systems, and his great style and determination Doyle always played tough: Absolutely hates losers! Doyle has ruled Las Vegas high stakes cash games for 50 years! Doyle is married to the love of his life, Louise, for 62 years. Farewell, may he rest in peace, the most Popular poker player…”
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“The world of poker has lost our godfather. Thank you Doyle for empowering each of us. 🙏Rest in peace, legend. Doyle Brunson 1933-2023.”
R.I.P legend Doyle Brunson, we will miss you so much 😓 Sad day for the poker world pic.twitter.com/yQXNDNI4Gu
– Legion| Joey Ingram 🐉 (@Joeingram1) May 15, 2023
“Rest in peace the legend Doyle Brunson, we will miss you so much. A sad day for poker .”
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“Rest in peace #DoyleBrunson. I have had the pleasure of playing with him many times. He has the best stories and a great sense of humor. Every time I Playing him with him, I can feel the awe that can never be overcome until a living legend emerges. The poker world lost one of its greats tonight. It’s the end of an era.
Rest in peace greatest legend of them all thank you for being the perfect player and gentleman no one will take your place pic.twitter.com/riE35PCrQh
– WSOP – World Series of Poker (@WSOP) May 15, 2023
“Rest in peace, greatest legend of them all . Thank you for being an accomplished gamer and a gentleman. No one will take your place. ”
I first met Doyle 15 years ago. He was lovely, funny and friendly.
The last time I had the pleasure Played #poker with him last year and this is how I remember him: As sharp as ever, he kept me in awe of his presence till the very end. A legend never dies. #RIPDoyle pic.twitter.com/uJ3e3UKAjy
– Maria Ho (@MariaHo) May 15, 2023
“Then I first met Doyle 15 years ago. He’s nice, funny, and kind. The last time I had the pleasure of sharing #poker with him was last year, and this is how I will remember him: as insightful as ever, I was in awe of his presence until the very end. Legends never die.
Long emotional life in the things I love most. Playing cards, legends and a pillar of poker history.
Thanks to Doyle for contributing so much to poker history.
Rest in peace ♥️ pic.twitter.com/By1sP8Q6Vw
– BESTIA Papo MC 🔥🦅 (@PapoMcArg) May 15, 2023
Our hearts go out to Doyle Brunson.
Doyle is everyone’s inspiration and keeps many of us hooked on our favorite games.
Everyone loves him and he is the veritable “Godfather of Poker”. Our deepest condolences to the Brunson family. pic.twitter.com/wUYJ9nAmed
— PokerGO (@PokerGO) May 15, 2023
“We regret paying our Hats off to Doyle Brunson Respect.” Doyle has been an inspiration to everyone and guided many of us in the sport we love. Beloved by all, the true “Godfather of Poker”. Our heartfelt condolences to Brunson’s family. ”
I was lucky that I had the opportunity to sit across from Doyle and really get to know his greatness.
Legends don’t feel enough.
We don’t know what Doyle Brunson means to poker.
Rest in peace♥️ pic.twitter.com/IjCDrNG96c
— Phil Galfond (@PhilGalfond) May 15, 2023
“I’ve been blessed to have had the opportunity to really learn about the greatness of Doyle’s sitting At the table opposite him. “Legend” feels underwhelming. We don’t know what Doyle Brunson means to poker. rest in peace. “