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 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

Phil Ivey Announces his Return to Competitive Play

Phil Ivey’s disappearance from the tournament circuit this past year or so has been as much of a mystery as Tom Dwan’s similar situation a couple of years ago

Best Pro Poker Faces

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Weekly High Stakes Report: Phil Ivey Loses Nearly $700K, ‘the cortster’ On a Sick Upswing

As we slowly move away from the summer and into the autumn, the poker action will certainly heat up, and high stakes tables are unlikely to be an exception. Week before last saw Phil Ivey finally

Ivey Fights Borgata for His $9.6m Baccarat Winnings

​It was never going to be easy to get Phil Ivey to return the almost $10million winnings from his now infamous Borgata baccarat case.

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Fedor Holz Blasts $1.8Million into Super High Roller Bowl and Doesn't Cash

The big story of the night wasn’t Justin Bonomo’s win but Fedor Holz’s losses.

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Phil Ivey Finally Appears at WSOP

Phil Ivey, considered by many to be the ‘greatest of all time’, finally appeared at this year’s World Series of Poker to join Day 1C –his first, and only, event of the series.

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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 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.

Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey Go To War

The hand between two of poker's best players was analyzed on the latest episode of "Poker Hands With Doug Polk."

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.