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.

Read More
2 years ago2,523BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

WPT Deep Stacks - Bring On Season 3

A look ahead to the WPT DeepStacks Season 3 Championship, with Mike Sexton, Tristan Wade, Michael Mizrachi and Janine Deeb

2 years ago1,287BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

Join Mike Sexton in Las Vegas

One of the most recognizable faces and voices in poker Mike Sexton, tells us how we can join him at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas f...

2 years ago2,984BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

2016 WPT LA Poker Classic: Day 1 Update

Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Mike Sexton and defending champion Anthony Zinno are in the field as Executive Tournament Director...

2 years ago1,990BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

Global Poker League - Quotes from the Stars

A compilation of great quotes about the Global Poker League from leaders within the poker industry and world-class professional po...

2 years ago1,631BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

2016 American Poker Awards - Interview with Mike Sexton

Mike Sexton chatted to Laura shortly after collecting his GPI Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 American Poker Awards

2 years ago3,022BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

WPT 2014 - Ladies Night - Part 2

WPT 2014 Ladies Night Invitational - Part 2/2Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten provide the commentary for the World Poker Tour 2014...

2 years ago2,238BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

WPT 2014 - Ladies Night - Part 1

WPT 2014 Ladies Night Invitational - Part 1/2Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten provide the commentary for the World Poker Tour 2014...

3 years ago2,253BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

Mike vs Mike - Sexton Makes Awesome Call against Matusow

Two Mikes clashing: Matusow owned by Sexton

3 years ago2,742BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

Daniel Negreanu vs Mike Sexton

Daniel Negreanu makes a good read vs Mike Sexton (still pays it off)

3 years ago2,201BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

Cards to Cure Cancer Initiative with Mike Sexton and Shawn Cunix

Mike Sexton and Shawn Cunix talk about the charity initiative to battle cancer

Top Five Poker Shows on Netflix

Netflix is a full to the brim with great choices for your evening’s entertainment. There’s also plenty to pick from if you want something connected to poker.

Live Poker Events, 3 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, 4 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, 6 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, 6 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 , 6 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, 6 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.