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

Where Do You Stash Your $1million Poker Buy-in?

For Dominik NItsche it was a tricky dilemma – where do you keep the $1million worth of cash and chips?

10 Legends Of The Game Selected For 2018 Poker Hall Of Fame

Players Respond to Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

Aussie Pro Bill Jordanou Pleads Guilty to $72million Ponzi Scheme

Jordanou has pleaded guilty to his major role in a $72million Ponzi scheme which defrauded wealthy clients of an accountancy firm.

D-Negs WSOP Vlog: Smack Talking Hellmuth, Matusow’s Crazy Stories and Getting Shut Down By Ivey

The real highlight is the contribution of the elusive and camera shy Phil Ivey who Daniel tries to draw out on the subject of a slightly odd PLO hand.

Doyle Brunson Announces Retirement From Poker

The greatest living legend of the poker world announced his retirement from the game.

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Phil Ivey Records First WSOP Cash In 4 Years

Poker fans the world over would like to see Phil Ivey make a run at Phil Hellmuth's record of 14 WSOP titles.

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Justin Bonomo Wins $185,965 in $10k WSOP Heads Up Championship

Six months ago Justin Bonomo was 17th seed in the cash stakes. Today he’s 3rd, having taken down over $14.7 of cashes in various events since January.

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Nick Petrangelo Wins WSOP $100,000 High Roller For $2,910,227

Nick Petrangelo has won the inaugural running of the WSOP $100k NLH event, defeating a field of 105 total entries.

The $300Million Woman Taking On The Big Boys

The only female in the SHRB 48-player field took on the best and handed them their asses on a plate.

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Phil Ivey Grabs Late Seat in Super High Roller Bowl

Guess who’s back? Back in town… it’s Phil Ivey, taking up a late seat in the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl.