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Question 1: Thomas Austin Preston, Jr. (born December 31, 1928 in Johnson, Arkansas), known as Amarillo Slim, is an American professional gambler known for his ________ skills and proposition bets.
Doyle BrunsonBetting (poker)PokerTexas hold 'em

Question 2: In May 2003, Preston published his autobiography Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People, where he wrote of playing poker with ________, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon and others.
OhioUnited StatesThe People vs. Larry FlyntLarry Flynt

Question 3: Before becoming a well-known tournament player, Preston was a rounder, touring the United States looking for gambling action along with ________ and Sailor Roberts.
Johnny Chan (poker player)Phil HellmuthDoyle BrunsonJoe Hachem

Question 4: Following his WSOP victory he appeared on several talk shows, including The Tonight Show, and had a bit part in the 1974 Robert Altman movie ________.
Nashville (film)Images (film)California SplitThe Player

Question 5: A revised edition was published by ________ in 2005 entitled Amarillo Slim's Play Poker to Win.
William Morrow and CompanyFox News ChannelNational Geographic WildHarperCollins

Question 6: Preston was not the best friend of casino owner ________ and when Binion died in 1989, he left his horse to Preston.
Horseshoe Gaming Holding CorporationJack BinionBenny BinionBinion's Horseshoe

Question 7: The charges were reduced to misdemeanor assault in a ________ and on February 10, 2004, he plead no contest to the reduced charges, receiving a $4,000 fine and two years deferred adjudication.
Criminal procedureGrand juryMiranda warningPlea bargain

Question 8: Preston won the main event at the 1972 World Series of Poker and was inducted into the ________ in 1992.
2007 World Series of PokerPoker Hall of Fame2005 World Series of Poker2006 World Series of Poker

Question 9: As of 2008, Preston had a total of four ________ including two in Omaha.
Phil Hellmuth2007 World Series of PokerWorld Series of PokerWorld Series of Poker bracelet

Question 10: Preston is divorced, has three children, and currently resides in ________.
DallasAmarillo, TexasLubbock, TexasLaredo, Texas

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