He was in a cast for two years and the injury ended his hopes of becoming a professional basketball player. Hamilton moved back to Fort Worth while the others teamed up and travelled around together gambling on poker golf and in Doyle's words "just about everything. Although he was more interested in basketball than running he entered the 1950 Texas Interscholastic Track Meet and won the one-mile event with a time of 4:43.
Brunson (born August 10 1933) is an American professional poker player who has played professionally for over 50 years. In addition he is the first of five players to win both the WSOP Main Event and a World Poker Tour title.