WPT Pays Out Its $1Billionth
World Poker Tour hit the $1billion milestone in payouts since the tour began back in 2002.
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.
You will hear no complaints from Phil Hellmuth in accepting the position of analyst on the 'Raw Deal' broadcasts of the World Poker Tour.
Poker legends Mike Sexton and Bruno Fitoussi will be honored by the World Poker Tour (WPT) at ‘an intimate dinner ceremony alongside friends and family in Las Vegas.
Former Wimbledon tennis champion–turned commentator and poker ambassador for PartyPoker – Boris Becker, has been declared bankrupt by a court in London.
Put on your leather chaps and polish your stirrups, its HORSE time at the WSOP. The $10k HORSE event is the most prestigious of the limit games on the schedule.
Netherlands best-ever player signs up as an ambassador to the site, joining a team of pros which includes Sam Trickett, Jackie Glazier, Boris Becker and Carl Froch.
Mike Sexton announced that he would be leaving his iconic role as WPT commentator for the past 15 years to become the Chairman of Party Poker.
Looking at the line-up - there’s a definite hint of the A-List and the Z-list about a large chunk of the participants!