Monday, February 12, 2007

Doyle Brunson Arrested?

I took this pic of Texas Dolly during the 2006 WSOP Main Event

Rumors have been trickling in the last couple of hours of the arrest of Doyle Brunson which originated at Poker Network and has since then made the rounds. Texas Dolly pinched by the SEC? FBI or DOJ? There is nothing confirmed as of yet.

Here are some threads:
Doyle Brunson Arrested? (Poker Prof's Las Vegas & Poker Blog)
Doyle Brunson Arrested...Fact or Fiction? (Poker Prof's Las Vegas & Poker Blog)
Doyle Brunson Arrested (Poker Network)
Doyle Arrested?!? (2+2)
Doyle Brunson may have just been arrested (NeverWin Poker)
Dan Druff's Article (Never Win)
Rumor: Doyle Brunson Arrested (Wicked Chops Poker)
Doyle Brunson "Arrest" Rumors a lot of Hooey (Gambling911)
Doyle and the Law (Gary Carson)
Brunson: Arrest or No Arrest (Poker-Mac)
Was Doyle Arrested? (Lou Krieger)
Deconstructing Doyle (Up for Poker)


11:43am... I talked to a source at PokerStars who cannot confirm the rumor.

12:04pm... I called Todd Brunson to confirm the rumor. I got voicemail and left a message.

1:36pm... Gambling911 calls Bullshit! on the rumor.

3:01pm... Gary Carson wrote:
If he has been arrested it has nothing to do with online gambling. He should be arrested for securities fraud and I wouldn't at all be surprised if he has been. I certainly expect him to be arrested for securities fraud eventually, for that fraudulent offer he made last summer for WPT... More
3:45pm... According to a report... Doyle Brunson is alive and has not been arrested. I need a couple of more sources to confirm this.

4:20pm... New rumor that has surfaced... Dan Michalski from Pokerati is indeed the father of Anna Nicole Smith's baby. Discuss.

Stay tuned to the Tao of Poker for more info.

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