World Poker Tour Indicators Doyle Brunson To Ambassador Function
Poker legend Doyle Brunson, winner of 10 World Sequence of Poker bracelets, is now a member of the World Poker Tour’s steady of ambassadors.
Phrases of the cope with the 88-year-old Poker Corridor of Famer weren’t disclosed.
“As WPT’s latest consultant,” an announcement mentioned, “Brunson will attend WPT occasions and work alongside on-line companions in promotional efforts. Beneath his new ambassadorship, poker gamers and followers can have alternatives to satisfy with Doyle all through the WPT dwell event schedule.”
“Doyle has been part of the World Poker Tour from the very starting,” mentioned Adam Pliska, World Poker Tour CEO. “I used to be there for his WPT Legends of Poker victory in 2004 when he joined the WPT Champions Membership, and to even be right here to welcome him to the WPT household in spite of everything this time feels surreal.”
Brunson is the most recent addition in a wave of WPT ambassador signings because the begin of Season XX, together with poker YouTubers Brad Owen and Andrew Neeme, and DJ Steve Aoki.
Phil Hellmuth, one other Poker Corridor of Famer, can also be a WPT ambassador.
“I’ve mentioned this many instances earlier than, nevertheless it bears repeating: we don’t cease enjoying as a result of we get outdated; we get outdated as a result of we cease enjoying,” Brunson mentioned in a press release.
Brunson doesn’t play many poker tournaments lately, however he’s nonetheless a fixture in money video games in Las Vegas, the place he has lengthy resided. Brunson confirmed up on the WSOP in 2021, popping out of event poker retirement to make an look.
He plans to play within the 2022 WSOP Predominant Occasion.
I in all probability am going to play the principle occasion, hoping the covid has died down just a little.
— Doyle Brunson (@TexDolly) June 21, 2022
Brunson, often known as “Texas Dolly,” has greater than $6 million in lifetime event earnings, placing himself simply exterior the top-100 of all-time. At one level in his illustrious profession, he was the all-time chief in event scores.