The World Series of Poker returns this fall, and with it comes the return of probably the most legendary poker participant within the historical past of the sport.
Tuesday morning, 10-time WSOP bracelet winner Doyle Brunson mentioned that he could be returning to the Rio this fall to play “a few select tournaments in the WSOP this year.”
I’m planning on enjoying just a few choose tournaments within the WSOP this 12 months. https://t.co/9um2zalbIR
— Doyle Brunson (@TexDolly) June 15, 2021
The 87-year-old poker legend final performed a event on the 2018 WSOP when he entered the $10,000 no-limit 2-7 single draw championship. The man identified affectionately as “Texas Dolly” completed sixth in that occasion for $43,963. Longtime professional Brian Rast ended up successful the occasion for $259,670.
At the time, Brunson tweeted that it could doubtless be the final WSOP occasion he ever performed. In an interview with Card Player, he mentioned that the primary cause he entered was as a result of his son, high-stakes professional and WSOP bracelet winner Todd, texted him and let him know that he might enter the occasion on Day 2.
Going to the Rio to play in 2-7 lowball event. Probably the final one I’ll ever play.
— Doyle Brunson (@TexDolly) June 11, 2018
But alas, the joys of successful a WSOP bracelet was an excessive amount of to maintain Brunson away and poker followers will doubtless get no less than yet another probability to see Brunson in motion later this 12 months. The WSOP is scheduled to run from Sept. 30 by way of Nov. 23.
Card Player reached out to Brunson to see if he knew which occasions he plans on getting into however haven’t acquired a response but.
The WSOP launched the 2021 schedule Tuesday and the $10,000 2-7 no-limit single draw championship is a 3-day occasion that kicks off on Monday, Oct. 25.