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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Ivey's Kings cracked on the river

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Ivey Shows How to Deal with Coolers

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Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius discussing a monster pot they've played against each other

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Mr. Ivey's competition at this year's Aussie Millions

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Phil Ivey Thug Life

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Phil Ivey Powers Through Andy Bloch

Just Ivey being Ivey, winning another pot with the worse hand

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Phil on Phil Action - Ivey Valuetowns Hellmuth to Oblivion

Phil Hellmuth pays off three streets with super weak hand against Phil Ivey

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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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When you’re Patrik Antonius you don’t have win at poker to be winning at life, you just have to show up.

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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.

Live Poker Events, 6 years ago

Sweat is Over: Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu Lock the Bracelet Bet

Negreanu-Ivey bracelet bet was getting into the danger zone. The duo was slowly running out of tournaments to play, Negreanu had a couple shots but came short, and it seemed like Phil Ivey’s summer

"Six Plus Hold'em" Promoted by Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan reveal some information about a new game of poker they've been playing called Six Plus Hold'em.

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.

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.

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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Finnish Poker Giants & Online Gaming Boom

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