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 chats with Aaron Jones

Phil Ivey briefly chats with Aaron Jones before Day 2 of WSOP Event #43.

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Phil Ivey at the Poker King Grand Opening

Phil Ivey at the grand opening of the Poker King casino in Macau

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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

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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 and Erick Lindgren Going at It

Ivey trying to bluff Lindgren out of the pot

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Phil Ivey and Doyle Brunson Table Banter

Two legends of the game with some table banter

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Phil Ivey and Doyle Brunson Playing $10k Lodden Thinks

Ivey and Brunson in a big game of Lodden thinks

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Phil Ivey Wins the WPT LAPC

Kimberly Lansing of worldpokertour.coms Live Updates talks to Phil Ivey after he won the WPT L.A. Poker Classic... Dont Just Watch...

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Phil Ivey Wins First WPT Title

Phil Ivey captures his first WPT title

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Phil Ivey VS Patrik Antonius - Battle of the full houses

Ivey and Antonius battle on the FTP Million dollar cash game.

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.

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.

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...

Top 5 Best Poker Players in the World

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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.

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.

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 the Best Poker Player in the World Is, According to Daniel Negreanu

Canadian poker legend Daniel Negreanu revealed who he thinks is the best NLHE player in the world currently.

Pokers Biggest Losses

For some players, sum of $10k is simply pocket change – enough to pay for a weekend away somewhere or even fuel for their private jet!

The Rise of Poker Vlogs and Why They Have Taken the Poker World by Storm

So why have poker vlogs become such a hit with the poker community? And who are the top vloggers and up and comers to look out for in 2018?