Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey, real name Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. is widely regarded as one of the best poker players to ever grace this earth.

Biography

Phil Ivey, real name Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. is widely regarded as one of the best poker players to ever grace this earth. His massive personality and phenomenal poker skills have taken him to the top of the poker world throughout the past 20 years. To try your hand at becoming one of the best, we suggest Carbon Poker for USA players. He was born in Riverside, California on Feburary 1st 1976, and started playing poker around his twenties were he got his first nickname "No Home Jerome" come from the ID he used to play at the local casino and later on he got the nickname "Tiger Woods of Poker".

It was from here Ivey started to hone his skills and slowly start to become noticed as a very scary opponent.

"The Corporation" vs Andrew Beal

Perhaps one of the most notable stories surrounding Ivey’s poker career is that of his Heads Up battle with billionaire banker Andrew Beal back in 2006. According to several reports around that time, Ivey and Beal played three days of poker against each other, with Ivey coming out on top with a cool $16.6m profit. This whole saga stemmed from an ongoing battle between Beal and several top players for many years before that, in which the players then decided to club together, coin themselves ‘The Corporation’ and take on Beal. It was also reported that the $16.6m win meant that ‘The Corporation’ had won back $10m they had lost to Beal previously and added the $6.6m to their bankroll as a whole.

World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour

Phil Ivey have had a glorious poker carrier having won ten World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets as well as one World Poker Tour (WPT) Final and also appearing nine times at the final table.

Awards

Ivey was named Poker Players of the Year by "All In Magazine" in 2005 and 2009

As TheHendonMob reports Phil Ivey has accumulated more than 23 million dollars from tournaments alone, and over $10m in online winnings. A big percentage of this money came from other regular high stakes players such as Patrik Antonius, Viktor Blom, and Tom Dwan.

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Phil Ivey on tilt after cold deck

Phil Ivey, usually one of the calmest players out there goes on tilt at 2008 WSOP.

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Life of Ivey - VIP Round Table

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Phil Ivey Just Doesn t Back Down! What a Read!

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Phil Ivey - Kissed by girls at featured table

Phil Ivey gets a double helping of puckeroo's whilst playing at the Aussie Millions feature table in 2012.

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IveyPoker Acquires LeggoPoker

Phil Ivey's IveyPoker.com has bought LeggoPoker in anticipation of the launch of their new training school!

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High Stakes Rail - Phil 'Polarizing' Ivey 8-game

Video of Thursday's high stakes rail stream from Pokertube, featuring the great one himself, Phil 'Polarizing' Ivey.

Ivey Gets Another Shot at the Crockford Pot

Phil Ivey gets another shot to appeal his £7.8million case with London's Crockford Casino

Phil Ivey Online Poker 2015: Why is He Losing?

Phil Ivey online poker: The words ‘Phil Ivey’ and ‘losing player’ are not often heard together - 2015 has been a bad year for this top player online.

Phil Ivey Baccarat Tales

Gather round for the Phil Ivey Baccarat Tales - marked cards, alcohol and babes for distraction, and the Queen of Sorts as a lucky charm.

Phil Ivey Net Worth

Phil Ivey net worth: According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, the 39-year-old American gambler has a fortune worth $100 million and it only continues to rise.

Top 5 Best Poker Players in the World

Top spot on the list goes to the perennial favourite - controversial Californian-born poker genius

Borgata Requests Dismissal of Phil Ivey Counterclaims

The Borgata Casino filed a new pleading in the edge sorting case versus Phil Ivey requesting that the poker champ's counterclaims be dismissed.

Phil Ivey's Borgata Babes Argument Proven Valid?

There appears to be some validity to Phil Ivey's argument that the Borgata Babes are designed to give the casino a greater edge by distracting gamblers.

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Top Moments From Aria Super High Roller Bowl

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The Day Brian Hastings Took Isildur1 for $4.2m

Brian Hastings took Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom for $4.2 million in one PLO session. Bloom had ran it up over the weeks taking on Dwan, Ivey, and Antonius.

Phil Ivey Claims Borgata Gains Edge with Booze and Babes

Phil Ivey claims Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino aims for an advantage on profits in whatever way possible including flirty waitresses and alcohol.