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The Godfather of Poker

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  • Posted February 13, 2010

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    The Godfather of Poker is the BEST autobiography I've ever read!

    As a professional poker player, I already had a high amount of respect for Doyle Brunson before reading this book. After reading it, my respect for him has gone up tenfold. To lead the life he's lead, is nothing short of amazing! It is a MUST READ for any poker player, or aspiring poker player out there. Although not a strategy book, it is probably one the most insightful looks into the life of a professional poker player ever written.
    I would highly recommend it to any poker player, or anyone who likes to read biographies. Guaranteed to satisfy!!

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  • Posted January 23, 2010

    Stepdad loved this book

    I bought this book for my stepdad's birthday and it was a major hit. He often watches the poker tours on tv and admired Doyle's playing style. My mom suggessted the book as a possible gift, but it was hard to find. It was not in the stores (Barnes and Noble or Borders), so I went online. I was glad that I did. Barnes and Noble delivered quickly in time for his birthday.
    Even with his busy work week my stepdad reads some of the book every evening. He hasn't put it down. The book is extremely entertaining with Doyle's insights and humor.
    A must have for any poker fan or enthusiast.

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  • Posted November 22, 2009

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    Godfather of Poker - Understatement

    I am not an avid poker player but wanted to read about the Godfather due to my curiosity of the growth of the game globally. This is the greatest book ever written about anyone. From the cotton fields to the bright lights of Vegas. From cancer to stardom. From going broke to making millions. People die and people cry in this story. Truly takes you into the moment of description. Doyle is an exceptional writer. I was totally encapsulated into the story. A must read for any gambler, father, business owner and friend.

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