Tom McEvoy has won four World Series titles and authored or co-authored many titles on poker.Dana Smith is the author of many poker books and has interviewed more than 100 poker champions.Ralph Wheeler is a World Series of Poker buff and the author of the Wacky Side of Poker.
Byron "Cowboy" Wolford, who won the limit hold'em championship at the 1991 World Series of Poker, was born in a tent during the '30s oil boom. At age 17 he began a colorful career on the rodeo circuit and went on to set the record at Madison Square Garden and win back-to-back championships at the Calgary Stampede. In 1960 he became a professional poker player, crisscrossing the South as a road gambler and hustler on the exciting and dangerous poker circuit. Along the way he met and became friends with Titanic Thompson, Doyle Brunson, Jack Straus, Bobby Baldwin and Benny Binion, and many other colorful and dynamic gamblers