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 - A Commercial and Its Parody

Watch this commercial from Full Tilt Poker starring Phil Ivey - and then its great parody by Tim Harmston!

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National Heads-Up Championship - Laak Schooled by Ivey

Phil Ivey gives Phil Laak a schooling in this hand from their heads-up match at the National Heads-Up Championship filmed at Caesa...

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National Heads-Up Championship - Ivey Shocked With a Chop Pot

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Phil Ivey Shows Gus Hansen Who is Boss!

Phil Ivey makes a very strong play pre-flop against Gus Hansen in the Poker Superstars Invitational Championship

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High Roller Radio - Nolan Dalla on Poker's Superstars

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The day that Tom Dwan Almost Bankrupted Poker's Elite

It's 2010, and poker is at its zenith. After crushing online games and becoming a tv star, one thing was missing for Tom Dwan to c...

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Heads-Up Championship - Ivey and Nguyen Both Flop Big Hands

Phil Ivey and Scotty Nguyen both flop a set during their heat of the National Heads-Up Championship at the Golden Nugget casino in...

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Alec Torelli - Overbetting with Phil Ivey

Alec Torelli explains overbetting in poker using a hand from the Aussie Millions, involving Phil Ivey and Dario Sammartino, as an ...

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Bluffing War - Phil Ivey vs Paul Jackson

It's heads-up at the 2005 Monte Carlo Millions, Phil Ivey and Paul Jackson are playing for the $1million top prize, but who can ou...

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Great Poker Moments - Have You Got Heart?

Re-live some great moments in poker with some of the all-time stars such as Stu Ungar, Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmu...

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Phil Ivey Wins $250k Aussie Millions Challenge for the Third Time

Big:D;escribing Phil Ivey as 'one of the best, if not the best, poker players in the world’ has gotten old. But there is hardly any other way to describe the man who has won and keeps winning

Phil Ivey and Cheung Yin Sun Edge Sorting Saga Goes Hollywood

Titled “The Baccarat Queen,” the movie will be an "exciting, high-stakes tale of cunning and revenge.”

Phil Ivey and Paul Phua: What Makes a Great Player?

The adrenaline-fuelled poker days which saw massive pots against his fellow nosebleed legends may be over for Phil – but he still loves the game.

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.

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

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Phil Ivey is Back! Legend Wins Title and $604K in Short Deck Poker

The poker world is buzzing with excitement following the short deck tournament victory of poker legend Phil Ivey at the 2018 Triton Super High Roller.

Phil Ivey's Biggest Fan Patsy Humphreys Passed Away

A touching display of friendship and fandom that will likely be missed by Phil and many others

Phil Ivey's Bodyguard Has Fist Fight in Bobby's Room

Well-known pro Jimmy Fricke tweeted about the incident and sparking a lot of interest in who the party on the receiving end might have been…

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.