Poker pro John Gale passed away

John Gale

The British poker player and double bracelet winner John Gale passed away at the age of 65. Gale was known in the poker community as “Gentleman John” due to his charisma and politeness at the poker tables.

He earned over $3 000 000 throughout his career, including two WSOP bracelets and winning at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event.

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The news about Gale’s death was posted in twitter by another poker player Tony Kendall. Tony wrote the message that John passed away at the age of 65.

Cause of death hasn’t been stated yet, but in 2012, John was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and he had been fighting against this disease for a number of years.  

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