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Doyle Brunson - The "Godfather" of Poker

With a net-worth of $75 million from power winnings alone, Doyle Brunson has most certainly earned his title as The "Godfather" of Poker. As a young man, he was an All-Star basketball player who was set to join the Minneapolis Lakers around the time he had started at Harden-Simmons University. A knee injury stopped his basketball career, and it was then he became serious about sharpening up his poker skills.