This week's Five Thoughts takes a look at the Octo-Nine, Jason Mercier's win in the 25K Fantasy League, and more.
A look back at some memorable moments from the 2012 WSOP.
Ten-time WSOP bracelet winner and two-time Main Event champion Doyle Brunson started today with an above average stack, adding to it early on before getting knocked back down to 60,000 at a time when the average had begun to rise above that
Only a handful of tables remain over in the Bronze Section of the Brasilia Room, but amongst those tables is one featuring Doyle Brunson and one featuring Marvin Rettenmaier. We recently caught a quick hand at each respective table.
Scott Clements and Doyle Brunson were recently moved from the Pavilion Room over into the Brasilia Room. Almost as quickly as Clements sat down, we noticed he was up out of his chair and making his way out of the tournament room.
Action folded around to the small blind who raised to 1,450. Doyle Brunson, not one to be bullied, made the call from the big blind blind. The flop fell and Brunson's opponent checked. Brunson fired out 1,500 and received a call.
The 2012 World Series of Poker attracted 6,598 players creating a first prize of over $8.5 million. Randy Haddox leads Day...
Earlier today, Doyle Brunson shocked the poker world by tweeting that he would not be taking part in today's World Series of Poker Main Event.
Early into the last level of the night and the "Godfather of Poker", Doyle Brunson is still kicking away with just shy of the starting stack.
With around 5,300 in the pot and a flop of , Doyle Brunson checked from the small blind and then called a bet of 2,400 from his opponent on the button.
WSOP Legend Doyle Brunson has made his way to late reg table in the Yellow Section. He had previously stated he might not play but has changed his mind and looking for his third WSOP Main Event title.
TexDolly Doyle Brunson I'm having second thoughts about playing the main event. I'm pretty tired after all this playing but it's such a great event! 3 hours left. July 09 2012
Pot-Limit Omaha After two longs days of poker we just lost The Godfather of Poker, Doyle Brunson. It wasn't long after his double up through Andy Bloch when Brunson got his chips into the pot against Chris Klodnicki.
Pot-Limit Omaha On a flop Doyle Brunson bet 30,500, and Andy Bloch dropped in a stack of chips, enough to put his opponent all in. Brunson called for a total of 92,000.
Stud Doyle Brunson just won a serious pot off Greg Mueller Richard Ashby / - Fold Doyle Brunson / / Greg Mueller / / On fourth street Brunson bet, Mueller called and Ashby folded.
No-Limit Hold'em We just heard that Richard Ashby managed to double his stack to the expense of Doyle Brunson. In a blind battle all the chips went in, and Ashby showed . Brunson turned over and couldn't catch up as the board ran out .
Omaha-8 Doyle Brunson raised from middle position and Charles Pacheco called from the button. Andy Bloch called from the small blind and David Oppenheim called from the big blind.
Omaha-8 Scott Clements raised from the hijack seat and Doyle Brunson reraised from the cutoff seat. Charles Pacheco called from the big blind and Clements called as well. The flop came down and Pacheco led with a bet.
If you would ask this field; Who would you most want to see win this event besides yourself, there's a good chance many players will pick Doyle Brunson.
Razz We caught the action on the turn when Doyle Brunson called a bet from Hoi Cheung. The Poker Hall of Famer then took the lead on fifth and proceeded to bet, which Cheung called.
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