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'Amarillo Slim' Preston (1928–2012)

'Amarillo Slim' Preston was born on December 31, 1928 in Johnson, Arkansas, USA as Thomas Austin Preston Jr. He was an actor, known for All In: The Poker Movie (2009), Beyond the Felt (2005) and California Split (1974). He was married to Helen. He died on April 29, 2012 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. See full bio »


(age 83) in Amarillo, Texas, USA

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Known For

All In: The Poker Movie
Beyond the Felt
Beyond the Felt Himself
California Split
California Split Reno Poker Player


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 1974 California Split
Reno Poker Player
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 2009 2009 World Series of Poker (TV Series)
- WSOP Main Event: Part 6 (2009) ... Himself
- WSOP Main Event: Part 2 (2009) ... Himself
 2009 All In: The Poker Movie (Documentary)
 2006 Anything to Win (TV Series documentary)
- Amarillo Slim (2006) ... Himself
 2005 Beyond the Felt (TV Series documentary)
 2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.88 (2003) ... Himself
 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Pro Gambler
- Episode #17.70 (1979) ... Himself - Pro Gambler
 1972-1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 20 August 1973 (1973) ... Himself
- Episode dated 8 August 1972 (1972) ... Himself
- Episode dated 16 June 1972 (1972) ... Himself

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Personal Quote:

Look around the table. If you don't see a sucker, get up, because you're the sucker.


Inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 1992. See more »

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