As we came to learn at this meeting with Amarillo Slim at the 2009 WSOP, the man lived an interesting, complicated, and challenging life.

Amarillo Slim Passes Away at 83

The poker world lost a legendary–and controversial–figure early Sunday morning as Thomas Austin Preston, Jr., aka “Amarillo Slim,” passed away at the age of 83. Slim had been battling colon cancer. Amarillo Slim was the first true…

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