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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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 ...

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Gambling With an Edge - With Guest Mike Sexton

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High Roller Radio - Interview With Mike Sexton

High Roller Radio interviews the voice of the World Poker Tour Mike Sexton about his new book Life's a Gamble, where he details hi...

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High Roller Radio - Mike Sexton on Stu Ungar

High Roller Radio spoke to WPT Commentator Mike Sexton about his new book, 'Life's a Gamble', where he details several Stu Ungar s...

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Mike Sexton Welcomes You to WPT National UK

Mike Sexton announces shuffle up and deal at Dusk Till Dawn casino in Nottingham for the partypoker WPT National UK tournament whi...

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Trailer for Upcoming WPT500 and WPT UK Main Event

Trailer for upcoming WPT events at Dusk Till Dawn Casino in Nottingham, with Mike Sexton and Simon TrumperWPT500: October 24 - 30,...

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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

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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...

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Best Calls - Mike Sexton vs Mike Matusow

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

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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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.