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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sextons 2008 aussie millions

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WPT UK - Devilfish Cup and Party

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WPT Montreal - Canadian Slang

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WPT Flashbacks: Mike Sexton

The new "WPT Flashbacks" series kicks off with the ambassador and voice of the World Poker Tour, Mike Sexton. Find out some of Mik...

3 years ago4,707BestPokerVids,

Published 3 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

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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 ...

3 years ago4,922BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

WPT 2014 - Ladies Night - Part 2

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Published 3 years ago

WPT 2014 - Ladies Night - Part 1

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The World of Sam Trickett: Part 3

The third (and final) episode of partypoker's biographical series 'The World of Sam Trickett', this time looking at the poker wher...

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Published 11 months ago

The World of Sam Trickett: Part 2

Sam Trickett's role as partypoker ambassador takes him all around the world, playing in some of the biggest games available - both...

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Scott Blumstein Takes the WSOP Main Event title!

Scott Blumstein won the Main Event bracelet, $8,150,000 and a place in poker history!

Sickest Hero Calls

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Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

WSOP Event #30: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship (LIve Updates)

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.

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

Howard Lederer Makes Debut at WSOP

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Top Five Poker Shows on Netflix

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Dan Bilzerian Shows Up at WSOP

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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

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