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

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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 giving a short interview during the Poker King poker room grand opening

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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

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Phil Ivey Puts Feldman to a Big Decision

Andrew Feldman put to an ultimate test by Phil Ivey

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."

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

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.

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.

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.

Phil Ivey Makes Public Appearance in Beijing

World’s most famous poker player put in an appearance in Beijing this week to promote the Chinese poker application Zhi Zou.

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

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Lary Kennedy’s trying to convince judges that almost everyone connected to the site is guilty of fraud.

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.