According to the AP, poker legend Amarillo Slim was robbed and beaten on Thursday night in Texas. The article says that the 80-year-old was attacked while trying to take collateral on a $3,000 gambling debt he was owed:

Amarillo Slim is a former WSOP Main Event champion and a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. He has a total of four WSOP bracelets, with the last one coming in 1990.