The Poker World Reflects on the Loss of Doyle Brunson

Poker players including Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel, Jennifer Harman and many others paid tribute to the legendary Doyle Brunson.

Tim Fiorvanti
May 15, 2023
The poker world reacts to passing of Doyle Brunson.

On Sunday, the world learned of the death of Doyle Brunson, one of poker’s greatest icons, at the age of 89. The 10-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and World Poker Tour Champions Club member, among an unfathomably long list of career accomplishments and poker accolades, was a pillar in the poker community until the end of his life.

Understandably, other poker players quickly took the opportunity to offer their condolences and share memories and photos of Brunson. The breadth of the impact he had on the industry and the players he crossed paths with was immediately clear.