Poker legend Dave Ulliott has cancer

  • Unfortunately, poker community has received some more bad news. This time they concern a WSOP bracelet winner, a legend Dave Ulliott who, as reported, has been battling cancer.

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    This week among the biggest news in poker a famous footballer said no to PokerStars and it was announced that poker icon Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott has cancer.

    Zlatan rejected PokerStars?

    Recently, rumors have been going around that PokerStars have targeted one of the world’s biggest names in football, Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

    Yesterday PokerNews.com released an article claiming that PokerStars offered Zlatan a contract worth around €3-€4 million a year. While some sources claim it was not enough for the footballer who earned over €40 million last year, some say that he rejected the deal because he doesn’t like poker.

    ‘Ibra’ would have been a nice addition to already impressive PokerStars line-up including Rafael Nadal and football legend Ronaldo.

    While PokerStars are not likely to give a comment, for a little more about alleged deal you can find in the PokerNews article -

    Devilfish Has Cancer

    Poker world have seen plenty of tragedy (passing of Chad Brown and Johannes Strassmann) but unfortunately, there are some more bad news. It has been reported that iconic poker figure, Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott has cancer.

    As PokerNews writes, despite the disease Dave is in good spirit and is planning his birthday party for tomorrow, April 4.

    After the news reach the poker community, best wishes started flooding along with which there was a very interesting suggestion:

    Doyle Brunson, who is also fighting cancer, suggested:

    Erik Seidel and Phil Hellmuth were among the first ones, but not the only ones to agree with Brunson.

    How about do you? Do you agree?