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......

Craziest Hands Of The 2016 WSOP Main Event

Maybe next time you open your favorite poker room or go to your nearby casino, you will too go deep into the tank and start thinking about actually making epic folds. Because it happened ladies and gents at this year’s WSOP Main Event.

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.

Gus Hansen is Back, But Who is Next?

​The glory days of online nosebleed games may be over, but can we expect a comeback from the guys who made it the most fascinating and nerve-wracking high-stakes war in poker history?

Miss Brown - Gambling Goddess

Beating casinos at blackjack and winning big at poker would seem to be two entirely different disciplines, but for one young, bright and extremely beautiful woman it became her life.

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?

Craziest Times the Pros Have Folded Quads!

​You’re only going to get them one time in several thousand hands, and when you do there are only two hands that can beat them, so folding quads seems like a very unlikely occurrence in any event. But it happens.

Pokers Biggest Losses

For some players, sum of $10k is simply pocket change – enough to pay for a weekend away somewhere or even fuel for their private jet!

Ivey Loses $9.6 million Borgata Case

New Jersey judge found that Ivey and his partner in an edge-sorting plan had breached their contract with the Borgata casino in Atlantic City.

Phil Ivey Was ‘Cheating’ Says UK Appeal Judge

Phil Ivey’s recent run of bad beats in the courts continued when his appeal against a London casino over winnings of £7.7million was rejected by three Court of Appeal judges.

Who Stakes Tom Dwan?

There are a few candidates for Dwan’s bankroll/backer Mr Big role, but let’s get the potential horror stories out of the way first...