Todd Brunson

Todd Alijondro " Dark Horse " Brunson ( born August 7, 1969) is a professional poker player and the son of poker legend Doyle Brunson.

As the son of Doyle Brunson Todd was supposed to be grown up with poker. In fact, he learned the game only in college. He interrupted his studies then also starting to become a professional poker player.

Todd has spent most of his poker career spent playing cash games by large amounts. Its revenues are estimated to be up to 20 million U.S. dollars. With his father Doyle he plays at the Bellagio, the highest available limits. Lately, he is more often seen at major World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour events.

Todd won a bracelet in the variant Omaha High / Low in 2005, making Doyle and Todd, the first father - son duo were to have won both a tournament at the World Series of Poker.

In Doyle's book Super / System 2, he wrote the chapter on Seven Card Stud High / Low.

His nickname " Dark Horse " he received at a tournament in his early career, when he was considered a great outsider and sizes such as Chip Reese left behind.

The tournament Poker Superstars he has made his greatest gains from a financial perspective. He participated in the second and third season, in part, won the Season and generated $ 400,000 in prize money.

He is to see poker in the third and fourth season of High Stakes 2007.

By 2013, he won over $ 3.7 million in the official tournament events.