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Six-time bracelet winner Layne Flack passes away


A great of the game and one of the most well-liked players on the circuit, Layne Flack has passed away aged 52.

Layne Flack

Tributes are pouring in for six-time WSOP champion Layne Flack who was found dead yesterday aged 52. His cause of death is currently unknown. 

He had the nickname ‘Back-to-Back Flack‘ after several consecutive victories, including two bracelets in 2002 followed by another two bracelets in 2003. 

He won bracelets in 1999, 2002 (2), 2003 (2) and 2008 in Pot Limit Hold’em, No Limit Hold’em, Limit Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha and Omaha Hi-Lo. He had $5,081,152 in career earnings. 

Flack also had a reputation as being one of the funniest and warmest members of the poker circuit. Just take a look at the tributes from some of the biggest names in poker below about what a character and Gentleman Flack was, it has a very similar feeling to the condolences that were shared after the passing of Mike Sexton. 

Keep an eye on Mike Matusow’s timeline this week as he will be hosting a special memorial show for Flack, like he did for Mike Sexton, which will no doubt feature some incredible stories from the biggest names in the game:





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