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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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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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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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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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 ...

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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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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, 8 months ago

Dan Bilzerian Shows Up at WSOP

Dan Bilzerian rolled into the WSOP looking to play high-stakes No-Limit Hold’em in the brand-new King’s Casino cash game section at the Rio.

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.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

Howard Lederer Makes Debut at WSOP

One apology and the surprise appearance of Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson later, and it was the turn of Howard ‘The Professor’ Lederer to step into the Rio in Las Vegas, yesterday, for the World Series of Poker.

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.

Business & Industry, 8 months ago

Marcel Luske Becomes Party Poker's Latest Ambassador

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 Expresses His Concerns over WSOP

Big:T;he name Mike Sexton is well-known to poker players and fans alike. As a player, World Poker Tour commentator, and Partypoker spokesman, Sexton has earned the respect of many. For these reasons,

Business & Industry, 9 months ago

Mike Sexton Leaves WPT To Become Party Poker Chairman

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.

Mike Sexton Loses $500Million In Party Poker Deal

What seemed like a shrewd move at the time turned out to be not so in hindsight. The Poker Hall of Famer estimates that he lost $500 million by selling his stock early.

Live Poker Events, 1 week 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.

Live Poker Events, 3 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.