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 claiming 2012 Aussie Millions Super High Roller title

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Antonius vs Ivey - Leveling Wars

Two legends going at it on a paired board

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Hand from the EPT3 Barcelona - Phil Ivey puts Lisandro at risk

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Phil Ivey and John Juanda in an almost $700k pot

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Daniel Negreanu gets in an important pot against Dan Smith, while Phil Ivey is distracted by some very loyal fans

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Phil Ivey takes unusually long time to make the call against Jason Mercier

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Phil Ivey in Tricky Spot vs Daniel Negreanu

Phil Ivey facing tricky river decision against Negreanu

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Online High Stakes - Phil Ivey in Three Way Pot

Phil Ivey playing a big three way pot on Full Tilt

Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott & Phil Ivey Inducted Into WSOP HOF

Phil Ivey and Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott were named as the 53rd and 54th inductees into the Poker Hall of Fame.

Daniel Negreanu: What Would You Do vs Phil Ivey?

​Daniel Negreanu takes us into the PokerStars Shark Cage to analyze a hand between Phil Ivey and Jennifer Shahade.

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Phil Ivey Grabs Late Seat in Super High Roller Bowl

Guess who’s back? Back in town… it’s Phil Ivey, taking up a late seat in the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl.

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.

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.

Phil Ivey and Paul Phua: What is 'Short-Deck' Poker?

His relatively new website provides lots of information for poker players to improve their game and Paul Phua continues with that theme by sitting down with Phil Ivey.

Which Poker Pro Drives the Meanest Machine?

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Full Tilt Co-Founder Rafe Furst is Also in the Cryptocurrency Business

Rafe Furst is the latest to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon from the poker world - he announced the launch of his cryptocoin investment company.

WSOP 2014: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

With nearly one third of World Series of Poker behind us, it is time to stop and see what has happened so far. What players are hot, and who is not having such a great time so far? Most of them have

Weekly High Stakes Report: Ivey on the Comeback Trail, Hansen Dips Below $20 Million

Last week saw Phil Ivey losing quite a sum, while Russian player Alexander 'PostflopAction' Kostritsyn continued amassing winnings. Monday continued in the similar fashion for the Russian, as he