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 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

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Phil Ivey Going Runner-Runner on Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu with (some more) bad run in high stakes cash games

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Online High Stakes - Ziigmund and Phil Ivey Doing Flips

Just some standard $100k flips: Phil Ivey & Ilari 'Ziigmund' Sahamies

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Best of the Best - Biggest Phil Ivey vs Tom Dwan Confrontations

Seven of the biggest confrontations between Phil Ivey and Tom 'durrrr' Dwan

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Big PLO Pot - Phil Galfond, Patrik Antonius and Phil Ivey

Huge action hand between three of the best: Phil Ivey, Phil Galfond and Patrik Antonius

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Online High Stakes - Isiludr1 vs RaiseOnce

Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom in a big pot vs Phil 'RaiseOnce' ivey

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Pot Limit Omaha Draw Chasing

Galfond and Ivey trying to catch up against Antonius

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.

Arcade Owners Charged Over Underage Poker Lessons

The owners of a Pennsylvania gaming arcade are facing a variety of charges connected to teaching local teenagers as young as 14 how to play poker.

Dan Bilzerian Denies Role Of Trust Fund

Bilzerian has taken to the Graham Bensinger show to talk about his poker exploits and where the money came from to fund his fun and games.

The Dream Cash Game Table: Bilzerian, Dwan, Bellande & Baldwin Assemble!

It was the Aria on Las Vegas Boulevard which saw Bilzerian drop in on his old friend jean Robert Bellande...

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.

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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.

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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.

Live Poker Events, 4 months ago

Aussie Millions Schedule Release: No $250k Challenge!

It came as a huge shock last year when the $250,000 Aussie Millions Challenge failed to materialize, and this year it has been left out of the festival’s schedule entirely.

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Viktor Blom Wins $490,163 In a Single Day And Is On a Legendary Heater

Viktor Blom seems to be back in the saddle playing $200/400 PLO and limit triple draw and Omaha eights-or-better at $1k/$2k limits.

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.