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 Hellmuth flops big against Phil Ivey, but not big enough

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David Oppenheim on fire on the high stakes cash game, playing against Patrik Antonius, Tom 'durrrr' Dwan, Phil Ivey, Eli Elezra...

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Phil Ivey vs Fabian Quoss - Aces No Good

Phil Ivey cracks pocket Aces of Fabian Quoss

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EPT3 - Sweat with Ivey

Sweating a hand with one and only Phil Ivey

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Online High Stakes - Patrik Antonius vs Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in some mixed game action

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Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in a Huge Pot

Two cash game veterans, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius, playing a huge pot after a coolerish flop

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Phil Ivey Going for Big Bluff vs Gus Hansen

Phil Ivey trying a big river bluff against Gus Hansen

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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

Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan Cut Ribbon at New Macau Poker Club Opening

Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan joined the number of distinguished Asian and world's businessman at the opening of the new poker club in Macau

Top All-In Moments

​All-in is the most powerful play in poker player's arsenal. The fact that no-limit hold'em offers us the chance to - at any point in the game - play for the entirety of our stack makes it the Cadillac of poker.

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Aussie Millions Schedule Release: No $250k Challenge!

It came as a huge shock last year when the $250,000 Aussie Millions Challenge failed to materialize, and this year it has been left out of the festival’s schedule entirely.

Is Tom Dwan a Texas Hold'em God?

The return of Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan from his far-eastern sojourn to the big-time Vegas cash game had everybody in the poker community on the edge of their seats.

WSOP Announces Top 10 Finalists For Poker Hall of Fame

The World Series of Poker released a list of the ten finalists under consideration for the 2017 class of the Poker Hall of Fame.

The Dream Cash Game Table: Bilzerian, Dwan, Bellande & Baldwin Assemble!

It was the Aria on Las Vegas Boulevard which saw Bilzerian drop in on his old friend jean Robert Bellande...

Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey Go To War

The hand between two of poker's best players was analyzed on the latest episode of "Poker Hands With Doug Polk."

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Finnish Poker Giants & Online Gaming Boom

When it comes to poker, Finland has produced many of the finest online players in the game’s history.

Phil Ivey's Newest Venture

​Poker legend Phil Ivey has announced his latest adventure which will see him join forces with iTEAM network to launch his own Daily Fantasy Sports site – PhilIveyDFS.

Negreanu vs Ivey Bracelet Bet - What side are you on?

Some two weeks before the start of this year’s WSOP, Daniel Negreanu posted a bet offering on his Twitter, with really simple conditions: anyone who was willing to put up $5,000 or more could