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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5 years ago3,519RPFC,

Published 5 years ago

Mike Sexton on his first trip to Vegas

Mike Sexton describes his very first day in Las Vegas and his friends golf match against Doyle Burnson which he lost money betting...

2 years ago1,990BestPokerVids,

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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.

2 years ago1,879BestPokerVids,

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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.

2 years ago1,742BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

Mike Sexton on Multi-Way Pots

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

2 years ago1,804BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

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.

2 years ago1,976BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years 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.

10 years ago11,397

Published 10 years ago

Mike Sexton makes sick call against Matusow

Daniels reaction is just priceless :D

9 years ago11,863PartyPoker,

Published 9 years ago

Mike Sexton in PT interview

Last year Mike Sexton was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame which is according to himself the highlight of his poker career. In...

2 years ago2,124BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years 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 ...

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Published 11 years ago

Mike Sexton Needs Baby Shoe Money

Mike Sexton and Kimberly Lansing from Day 3 of the WPT World Championship at the Bellagio.

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,

Sickest Hero Calls

Elite players run through the hand in their hand, weighing up what their opponents may hold. It is no easy task and when they make up their mind they put their money where the mouth is.

Live Poker Events, 3 years 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.

Protection Poker – it’s got GAME

Entertainment maestros G.A.M.E. coming up with Protection Poker – a new form of Texas Hold’em which aims to reduce variance and, hopefully, the tilt that comes with being sucked out on.

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, 2 years ago

What We Think About This Year’s Bay101 Shooting Stars

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!

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.

Live Poker Events, 2 years 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.

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.

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.