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 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

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Phil Ivey Puts Feldman to a Big Decision

Andrew Feldman put to an ultimate test by Phil Ivey

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Phil Ivey Chrylser 300 Commercial

Phil Ivey in the Chrylser 300 commercial

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EPT11 Grand Final - Phil Ivey Putting Daniel Negreanu to the Test

Daniel Negreanu with a river decision against Phil Ivey

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Phil Ivey Getting Gerbi-ed

Things not going right for Phil Ivey against Raffaele Gerbi

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Blast from the Past - Ivey Can Dodge Bullets, Too

Phil Ivey against aces of Layani during EPT Season 3

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Phil Ivey Interviewed by Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott

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Phil Ivey Granted Appeal

Ivey has now been granted one final appeal in the Supreme Court, the last gasp left between him and having to give up on his arguably ill-gotten gains barring, perhaps, the intervention of HRH.

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John Juanda Wins Triton Super High Roller Macau For $2,872,299

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Billionaire Poker Player Andy Beal 45th on Forbes List of Wealthiest Americans

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Phil Ivey Claims Borgata Gains Edge with Booze and Babes

Phil Ivey claims Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino aims for an advantage on profits in whatever way possible including flirty waitresses and alcohol.

Phil Ivey Obtains the Medical Marijuana Dispensary License

Big:A;ccording to the article by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Phil Ivey is one of 26 people who will receive medical marijuana dispensary license in the near future. City council of Las Vegas spent

Phil Ivey's Borgata Babes Argument Proven Valid?

There appears to be some validity to Phil Ivey's argument that the Borgata Babes are designed to give the casino a greater edge by distracting gamblers.

Phil Ivey's Edge-sorting Partner Loses Case in Connecticut

Phil Ivey's edge-sorting partner, Cheung Yin Sun, had a lawsuit dismissed in Connecticut in which she and two others won over $1 million but didn't get paid.

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.

Phil Ivey Files Countersuit Versus Borgata

Phil Ivey countersued the Borgata Casino over the edge sorting case, claiming that the cards utilized were destroyed by the casino, harming his defense against the allegations.

Game Over at Ivey Poker ... Until 2015

Free-play online poker action at IveyPoker.com has been suspended, as the site will apparently retool and re-launch in 2015, offering a better product to loyal followers."We plan on suspending the