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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Published 10 years ago

Padraig Parkinson Mike Sexton part 2

Padraig interviews Mike Sexton part 2 at the WSOP

12 years ago5,862

Published 12 years ago

Mike Sexton Needs Baby Shoe Money

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

9 years ago5,398

Published 9 years ago

Mike Sexton - Team Partypoker

Mike Sexton discusses his life, the world of poker and how it feels to be a Team PartyPoker ambassador.

1 year ago5,168killjoy1987,

Published 1 year ago

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...

12 years ago5,144

Published 12 years ago

sextons 2008 aussie millions

Keiths hand, followed by the segment on the sexton family

5 years ago5,095ThePokerAces,

Published 5 years ago

Best Calls - Mike Sexton vs Mike Matusow

Mike Sexton makes a big call against Matusow during the World Series of Poker.

4 years ago4,805BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

PCA 2007 - Haxton & Daut Epic Bluffs

Ike Haxton and Ryan Daut can't stop bluffing one another during heads-up play on the final table of the 2007 Pokerstars Caribbean ...

3 years ago4,502BestPokerVids,

Published 3 years ago

2016 "Take 'Em to School" Charity Poker Tournament

Check out this recap of the 2016 Take 'Em to School Charity Poker Tournament, hosted by Mike Sexton, Lynn Gilmartin and Vince Van ...

5 years ago4,323BestPokerVids,

Published 5 years ago

Daniel Negreanu vs Mike Sexton

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

4 years ago4,178BestPokerVids,

Published 4 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...

Live Poker Events, 3 years ago

Scott Blumstein Takes the WSOP Main Event title!

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

Live Poker Events, 3 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.

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.

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

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!

Live Poker Events, 4 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.

Live Poker Events, 3 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.

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 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.

Poker Player Found Dead in Las Vegas Not a Victim of Foul Play

Matthew Hauge was determined by the coroner to have died from natural causes and was not the victim of foul play.