The notorious Hustler Journal founder and distinguished poker determine handed away yesterday aged 78.
Yesterday the controversial founding father of grownup journal Hustler, Larry Flynt, handed away from coronary heart failure.
Though greatest recognized for his work within the pornography trade in addition to a free speech advocate, Flynt was additionally a really vital determine in poker.
He had been enjoying Seven Card Stud because the Nineteen Seventies towards gamers like Chip Reese, Barry Greenstein, Phil Ivey, Ted Forrest, Stu Unger and Doyle Brunson.
In truth he was the host of the largest Seven Card Stud sport ever performed on the Hustler On line casino. It had blinds of $2,000/$4,000 with a $1,000 ante and a minimal buy-in of $200,000. This was not solely the largest Stud sport ever however one of many greatest and longest operating excessive stakes video games in all of poker.
He was virtually famously banned from the World Collection of Poker in 1988. Flynt guess on himself to win the Major Occasion and paid gamers to chip dump to him. Jack Binion came upon and he was banned for all times (although that ban was overturned later).
Flynt was immortalised within the film The Folks vs Larry Flynt the place he was performed by Woody Harrelson, although poker didn’t determine within the film.