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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Blast from the Past - Gus Hansen Trying to Bluff Phil Ivey

Gus Hansen trying to pull a bluff against Phil Ivey

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Online High Stakes - Ivey vs R-Quaresma - Biggest Pots

Selection of biggest pots from a high stakes session between Phil Ivey and 'R-Quaresma'

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Online High Stakes - Isildur1 and Phil Ivey Tangling

Phil Ivey and Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom tangling in the $450,000 pot

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Gavin Smith - Amazing Ivey

Phil Ivey is just amazing

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Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey on Six Plus Hold'em

Two of the world's best, Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey talking about Six Plus Hold'em. Check out the Six plus holdem rules here.

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Ivey vs Feldman - Classic Ownage

Andrew Feldman getting completely owned by Phil Ivey

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Phil Ivey and Stanley Choi at the Poker King Grand Opening

Phil Ivey and Stanley Choi giving a short interview during the Poker King poker room grand opening

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Phil Ivey at the Poker King Grand Opening

Phil Ivey at the grand opening of the Poker King casino in Macau

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EPT03 - Big Sweat with Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey looking to hold in a big all in during EPT Season 3

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Phil Ivey and Doyle Brunson Playing $10k Lodden Thinks

Ivey and Brunson in a big game of Lodden thinks

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Hellmuth, Ivey, Esfandiari, Holz Among 50 Booked for €111K One Drop

​The first ever €111,111 One Drop High Roller to be played in Europe is selling out fast as more than half the seats have already been filled.

Patrik Antonius Shows Instagram What $25 Million in Cash Looks Like

Patrik Antonius had the casino crack open their cash bucket and scoop him out some bricks.

Top 3 Sickest Bluffs

​The millions on millions of poker hands that have taken place over the years have made this a very difficult article to write. Picking three sick bluffs is not tough, there are thousands, but the top three, well that's another story...

David Viffer Peat Plays Circles Around Phil Ivey

In the following hand, Ivey faces David “Viffer” Peat, a well-known and charismatic poker player who used to be a pool hustler earlier in his gambling career.

Phil Ivey Loses His Lawsuit Against Crockfords – Judge Deems Ivey ‘Truthful Witness’

Absence of Phil Ivey at this year’s WSOP APAC has been noticed by many, but great Phil had a good reason for his absence as his £7.7 million lawsuit against Crockfords Casino, owned and operated

High Stakes Poker - What’s Your Limit?

​Everyone knows what high stakes poker is – its games where the dollars are thrown around in man-size bricks isn’t it? But what amount would really make it high stakes?

The Ultimate Poker Fantasy Team

Have you picked your team yet? If you haven’t, how about giving you a head start and talk about one possible poker fantasy team that could really blow your mind?

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Top Moments From Aria Super High Roller Bowl

The Aria Super High Roller Bowl was a $500,000 buy-in event aired on NBC and was presented by Poker Central. Review some of the action between top pros.

Tom Dwan and His Fiancé in Australia

According to durrrr they didn’t go Australia for the Aussie Millions - they are just there to watch some tennis.

Weekly High Stakes Report: Ivey Losing Big, SanIker Crushing, Blom Returns

Big:O;ur last report ended with a confrontation between ‘thecortster’ and ‘SanIker’ on Monday. The two picked up right where they left off on Tuesday, continuing to exchange huge pots on the