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 ago3,551RPFC,

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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...

6 years ago7,194LaoTze,

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Mike Sexton, Vince and Royal Flush Girls

While at Parx Casino for WPT Parx Open Poker Classic, Mike, Vince and the Royal Flush Girls headed out to the horse races to try t...

5 years ago7,762RPFC,

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Mike Sexton: The Worst Bad Beat Ever

The legend, Mike Sexton, talks about worst bad beat of his career

4 years ago2,681BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

Mike vs Mike - Sexton Makes Awesome Call against Matusow

Two Mikes clashing: Matusow owned by Sexton

6 years ago3,626Rajko1,

Published 6 years ago

NBC HU 2013 - Phil Hellmuth vs Mike Sexton (Full Match)

Full match between Hellmuth and Sexon at the NHUPC 2013!

3 years ago4,295BestPokerVids,

Published 3 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 ...

9 years ago3,976

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Padraig Parkinson Mike Sexton

Padraig interviews Mike Sexton at the WSOP

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Padraig Parkinson Mike Sexton part 2

Padraig interviews Mike Sexton part 2 at the WSOP

4 years ago2,964BestPokerVids,

Published 4 years ago

PartyPoker WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open Announcement

Mike Sexton announces partypoker WPT Winter Poker Open at Borgata

1 year ago1,217BDJB,

Published 1 year ago

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...

Live Poker Events, 2 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!

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, 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

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.

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, 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!

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.

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.

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.