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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Patrik Antonius vs Phil Ivey

This is a hand playd between Patrik Antonius and Phil Ivey @ the 2006 Aussie Millions Cash Game

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Ivey vs the crock!

Hand played b/t Phil Ivey and the Croc @ the 2006 Aussie Millions Cash Game

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Phil Ivey vs Eric Lindgren

Hand b/t Ivey and EDOG @ the 2006 Aussie Millions Cash Game

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Phil Ivey vs Masa Kagawa

hand b/t Phil Ivey and Masa Kagawa @ the 2006 Aussie Millions Cash Game

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Phil Ivey vs David Benyamine

1st hand of the 2006 Aussie Millions Cash Game between Phil Ivey and David Benyamine

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Phil Ivey - Aussie Millions 2008

Amanda Interviews Phil Ivey In The Aussie Millions 100K Event

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Interview with Phil Ivey from 2003

Interview with Phil Ivey made during The Poker Superstars S01 2003.

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Ivey lost a monster pot !

Ivey lost a monster pot !

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Phil Ivey First to Cross the Million Chip Mark at LAPC

Phil Ivey looking to make his record setting 8th WPT Final Table... and this time he plans on winning.

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Phil Ivey’s 8th final table

Kimberly Lansing of worldpokertour.coms Live Updates talks to Phil Ivey as he heads into his record setting 8th WPT Final Table......

Phil Ivey Loses His UK Supreme Court Challenge Over £7.7 Million Winnings

Poker legend Phil Ivey has lost a Supreme Court challenge over his £7.7million Punto Banco win at Crockford’s Casino in London.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Darren Elias Wins Second Borgata Championship For $293,062

New Jersey pro Darren Elias is rapidly cementing his place among the elite tournament players with yet another excellent victory.

Phil Ivey Appears in TV Commercial for Chrysler

Phil Ivey appears in a new TV commercial for the 2015 Chrysler 300 that features successful Americans.

Phil Ivey Appealing Court Decision in the Crockfords Case

Big:A;fter the court ruled against Phil Ivey in his case against the Crockfords Casino, the poker public has been waiting for Ivey’s legal team next action. It wasn’t likely that Ivey would just

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.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

€1Million Triton Cash Game Featured Dwan, Ivey & Antonius!

With big names and a collosal buy in of €1,000,000 minimum, this is probably the highest stakes cash game ever televised (or streamed) anywhere ever.

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.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Phil Ivey is Back! Legend Wins Title and $604K in Short Deck Poker

The poker world is buzzing with excitement following the short deck tournament victory of poker legend Phil Ivey at the 2018 Triton Super High Roller.

Phil Ivey Obtains the Medical Marijuana Dispensary License

Big:A;ccording to the article by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Phil Ivey is one of 26 people who will receive medical marijuana dispensary license in the near future. City council of Las Vegas spent

Arcade Owners Charged Over Underage Poker Lessons

The owners of a Pennsylvania gaming arcade are facing a variety of charges connected to teaching local teenagers as young as 14 how to play poker.