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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Online High Stakes - Patrik Antonius vs Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in some mixed game action

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Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius in a Huge Pot

Two cash game veterans, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius, playing a huge pot after a coolerish flop

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Phil Ivey Going for Big Bluff vs Gus Hansen

Phil Ivey trying a big river bluff against Gus Hansen

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Blast from the Past - Gus Hansen Trying to Bluff Phil Ivey

Gus Hansen trying to pull a bluff against Phil Ivey

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Online High Stakes - Ivey vs R-Quaresma - Biggest Pots

Selection of biggest pots from a high stakes session between Phil Ivey and 'R-Quaresma'

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Online High Stakes - Isildur1 and Phil Ivey Tangling

Phil Ivey and Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom tangling in the $450,000 pot

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Gavin Smith - Amazing Ivey

Phil Ivey is just amazing

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Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey on Six Plus Hold'em

Two of the world's best, Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey talking about Six Plus Hold'em. Check out the Six plus holdem rules here.

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Ivey vs Feldman - Classic Ownage

Andrew Feldman getting completely owned by Phil Ivey

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Phil Ivey and Stanley Choi at the Poker King Grand Opening

Phil Ivey and Stanley Choi giving a short interview during the Poker King poker room grand opening

Ivey Loses $9.6 million Borgata Case

New Jersey judge found that Ivey and his partner in an edge-sorting plan had breached their contract with the Borgata casino in Atlantic City.

Phil Ivey Net Worth

Phil Ivey net worth: According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, the 39-year-old American gambler has a fortune worth $100 million and it only continues to rise.

Craziest Times the Pros Have Folded Quads!

​You’re only going to get them one time in several thousand hands, and when you do there are only two hands that can beat them, so folding quads seems like a very unlikely occurrence in any event. But it happens.

Who Stakes Tom Dwan?

There are a few candidates for Dwan’s bankroll/backer Mr Big role, but let’s get the potential horror stories out of the way first...

Glory Days: 5 Things We Will Miss About Full Tilt Poker

​Today is the day when Full Tilt finally closes its doors as a poker site in its own right, disappears into the fold of PokerStars, and essentially becomes ‘just another skin’ in a market replete with them.

Top 5 Best Poker Players in the World

Top spot on the list goes to the perennial favourite - controversial Californian-born poker genius

Phil Ivey Was ‘Cheating’ Says UK Appeal Judge

Phil Ivey’s recent run of bad beats in the courts continued when his appeal against a London casino over winnings of £7.7million was rejected by three Court of Appeal judges.

Craziest Hands Of The 2016 WSOP Main Event

Maybe next time you open your favorite poker room or go to your nearby casino, you will too go deep into the tank and start thinking about actually making epic folds. Because it happened ladies and gents at this year’s WSOP Main Event.

Who Will Be the First Player to Cash For $100 Million?

Predicting who will get there first is no easy task considering nobody is even close right now, let’s start by assessing the top 5 from Hendon Mob’s all time money list.

Phil Ivey Online Poker 2015: Why is He Losing?

Phil Ivey online poker: The words ‘Phil Ivey’ and ‘losing player’ are not often heard together - 2015 has been a bad year for this top player online.