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Slim in Sports Illustrated Slim in Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

2012 saw many things in poker and one of them was the passing of one of the game’s most colourful characters: Amarillo Slim. Such was his reputation that he has been recognised in Sports Illustrated’s 2012 “in memoriam” list.

Amarillo Slim Remembered Amarillo Slim Remembered

Friday, 29 June 2012

Poker historian Johnny Hughes on one of the most pivotal figures in poker history, Amarillo Slim.

Thomas “Amarillo Slim” Preston passes away aged 83 Thomas “Amarillo Slim” Preston passes away aged 83

Monday, 30 April 2012

After a long illness, the poker hall of famer succumbs at a hospice in Texas.