Mike Sexton

The "Ambassador of Poker" is best known as host of the World Poker Tour.

The "Ambassador of Poker" is best known as host of the World Poker Tour and spokesman for PartyPoker.

Sexton was born Sept. 22, 1947, and says he "majored in poker" while working toward his degree at Ohio State University. He's also a bridge player and taught the game in North Carolina. He took up poker in 1977, and in 1985 he moved to Nevada to pursue the game full time. In 1989 he won the stud event and a bracelet at theWorld Series of Poker. He also placed fifth in the 2005 National Heads-Up Poker Championship and won the 2006 WSOP Tournament of Champions for $1 million.

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The Most AMAZING Comeback Ever??

In this look back to the final table of the 2005 "Speed Poker" event, that came with a $20k buy-in, old school players Mike Sexton...

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Mike Sexton on Multi-Way Pots

Poker legend Mike Sexton reminds us to be mindful of the hands we play in multi-way pots

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Published 1 year ago

Mike Sexton on Board Texture

Poker legend and WPT Champion Mike Sexton gives us advice on paying attention to board texture for LearnWPT's Tip of the Day segment.

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Mike Sexton on Preflop Raises

Poker legend and WPT Champion Mike Sexton gives us advice on pre flop raise sizing for LearnWPT's Tip of the Day segment.

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Mike Sexton on Making Moves

Poker ambassador Mike Sexton gives us tips on making moves to be successful for LearnWPT's Tip of the Day segment.

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Published 1 year ago

Mike Sexton on Playing Pocket Aces

Poker legend Mike Sexton gives us tips on playing pocket aces pre-flop for LearnWPT's Tip of the Day segment.

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Published 1 year ago

Mike Sexton - Baller of the Month

Every month, PokerUpdate.com bring you the one poker pro who was just Baller during the month! During the month of November, that...

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Published 1 year ago

Introducing the MyWPT App

Mike Sexton introduces the MyWPT app, which is designed exclusively for WPT players on tour; in fact, the only way you can use it ...

1 year ago2,080BestPokerVids,

Published 1 year ago

WPT Caribbean - Final Table Live Stream

Live Stream footage of the Season XV - partypoker WPT Caribbean final table (hosted at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the ...

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Published 1 year ago

Mike Sexton at the Caribbean Poker Party

Michelle Orpe caught up with partypoker ambassador and all-round poker legend Mike Sexton in Punta Cana, Domincan Republic, where ...

Live Poker Events, 2 months ago

Party Poker Announces MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona €23M GTD

The first ever MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona is set for April 7-15 and features a record-setting €23,000,000 in guaranteed prize money over nine events.

The Mockery of WPT Fallsview: Mike Leah Bought his WPT Title?

What should have been a celebration of his first-ever WPT title has rebounded in spectacular fashion for Canadian pro Mike Leah.

Business & Industry, 3 months ago

Finland’s Joni Jouhkimainen Joins PartyPoker

PartyPoker have signed Finnish pro Joni Jouhkimainen to join their team as a sponsored pro in both the live and online spheres.

Positive Early Reviews For 'Molly's Game'

"Molly's Game" is reportedly full of amazing performances, snappy Sorkin-style dialogue, and it might very well be the best poker movie since "Rounders".

Live Poker Events, 4 months ago

Sam Greenwood Wins Caribbean Poker Party Main Event For $1,000,000

It was a $1million PartyPoker payday for Sam Greenwood this weekend as he took down the Caribbean Poker Party MILLIONS Main Event in the Dominican Republic

Live Poker Events, 5 months ago

Rainer Kempe Wins the $1,100 Caribbean Poker Party Festival MILLIONS Open for $200,000

An impressive warm-up is the best way to describe Rainer Kempe’s victory in the Caribbean Poker Party Festival $1,100 MILLIONS Open.

Online Poker , 5 months ago

Party Poker Responds to Player Feedback By Abolishing More Fees

A pet peeve of many online poker players is getting dinged by silly fees that all too often come with the territory of playing the game online.

Live Poker Events, 5 months ago

Party Poker Releases 2018 LIVE Schedule with $100 Million Guaranteed

The success of Party Poker LIVE this year will carry over into 2018 to the tune of $100 million in guaranteed prize pools from now thru December 2018.

Jason Koon Joins Party Poker Team Pros and Player Advisory Panel

Party Poker took another step toward its goal of becoming the industry's most liked poker site by players.

Poker Player Found Dead in Las Vegas Not a Victim of Foul Play

Matthew Hauge was determined by the coroner to have died from natural causes and was not the victim of foul play.