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 vs Gavin Smith - Part 1

Phil Ivey vs Gavin Smith on Poker After Dark.

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Phil Ivey vs Gavin Smith - Part 2

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Rare Interview with Phil Ivey - Documentary (2010)

Some unseen footage of one of the most well known poker players in the world

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Phil Ivey making a power play against Feldman

Phil Ivey showing why he is called the poker pro.

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$1.1M Hand Phil Ivey vs Durrrr

FTP Million Dollar Cash Game insane pot

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Phil Ivey vs amateur. Who will win?

Phil Ivey vs amateur. Who will win?

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Esfandiari betters Phil Ivey!

Phil Ivey obviously caught some sort of read from Esfandiari on this one!

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Phil Ivey chats with Aaron Jones

Phil Ivey briefly chats with Aaron Jones before Day 2 of WSOP Event #43.

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Phil Ivey enormous pot against Tony G

A large pot between these two poker legends!

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Phil Ivey - TOP 5 Bluff moments

Phil Ivey is one of the most famous poker players out there. This is a compilation of one of the best bluffs by him.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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 Announces his Return to Competitive Play

Phil Ivey’s disappearance from the tournament circuit this past year or so has been as much of a mystery as Tom Dwan’s similar situation a couple of years ago

Evidence Mucked in Phil Ivey Edge Sorting Case

The Borgata Casino admitted that disposing used casino playing cards is standard procedure and did so with regard to the Gemaco decks in the Phil Ivey edge sorting case.

Phil Ivey Featured in Chrysler Commercial

Phil Ivey stars in a 30-second commercial for Chrysler that showcases successful Americans.

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.