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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Jungleman Emptying the Clip vs Phil Ivey

Dan Cates firing three barrels against Phil Ivey

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Phil Ivey Beats Antonius for Aussie Millions 2012 SHR Title

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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Blast from the Past - Ivey has Lisandro in Jail

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

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Online High Stakes - John Juanda vs Phil Ivey (Huge Pot)

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

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Negreanu vs Dan Smith while Ivey is Distracted by Fans

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 Taking His Time to Call Jason Mercier

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

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Dan Cates Trying to Extract Value from Phil Ivey

Dan Cates trying to get Phil Ivey to pay him off in a bit of a tricky spot

Phil Ivey Appealing Court Decision in the Crockfords Case

Big:A;fter the court ruled against Phil Ivey in his case against the Crockfords Casino, the poker public has been waiting for Ivey’s legal team next action. It wasn’t likely that Ivey would just

Phil Ivey Appears in TV Commercial for Chrysler

Phil Ivey appears in a new TV commercial for the 2015 Chrysler 300 that features successful Americans.

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.

Who the Best Poker Player in the World Is, According to Daniel Negreanu

Canadian poker legend Daniel Negreanu revealed who he thinks is the best NLHE player in the world currently.

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 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'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.

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Lary Kennedy Sues Full Tilt Poker Again

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