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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Old Rivals Going at it - Ivey vs Antonius

Patrik Antonius and Phil Ivey outplaying each other

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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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Negreanu bluffs Ivey - Aussie Millions 2014

Daniel Negreanu makes an audacious bluff against the king Phil Ivey during the Aussie Millions 2014 High Stakes cash game.

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Negreanu and Polk FINALLY Face Off!!

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Negreanu 55 vs Dwan 99 vs Ivey 1010 - Aussie Millions 2014

Big 3 way hand during the Aussie Millions 2014 between Negreanu, Dwan and Phil Ivey.

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National Heads-Up Championship - Phil Ivey vs Alisha Kunze

Superstar Phil Ivey takes on special qualifier Alisha Kunze in the first round of the 2008 National Heads-Up Championship at Caesa...

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National Heads-Up Championship - Laak Schooled by Ivey

Phil Ivey gives Phil Laak a schooling in this hand from their heads-up match at the National Heads-Up Championship filmed at Caesa...

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National Heads-Up Championship - Ivey Vs Amateur

Phil Ivey doesn't go easy on the amateur player and online qualifier Alisha Kunze in their first round match in the 2008 National ...

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National Heads-Up Championship - Ivey Shocked With a Chop Pot

Phil Ivey isn't best pleased when he has to split the pot in his first round match with Chad Brown in the 2006 National Heads-Up C...

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NBC HU 2013 - Phil Laak vs Phil Ivey

NBC HU 2013 - Phil Laak vs Phil Ivey (Ep 01)

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Aussie Millions Kicks Off on January 17th

The focus of the poker world shifts down South once again, as the Aussie Millions is returning to the Crown Casino in Melbourne on January 17th.

WSOP Bracelet Winner Sued Over Legal Fee Debts

WSOP bracelet winner Francois Safieddine is being sued for $236,000 by a Denver-based law firm which represented the poker player in two separate lawsuits.

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BERRI SWEET tops 2017’s Online Cash Game Winners

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2017: Return of the Poker Legends

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PLO Legend Sahamies Takes on ‘Survivor’ Trial

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Insane Prop Bets Made By Poker Players in 2017

Let's take a look back at some of the prop bets that caught the attention of those in the poker community over the past year.

$76million Ponzi Scheme Poker Pro Attacked With Tomahawk

An Australian poker pro who is embroiled in an alleged $76million Ponzi scheme was attacked last month in Melbourne, suffering a fractured jaw, broken nose and damaged eardrum.

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

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Darren Elias Wins Second Borgata Championship For $293,062

New Jersey pro Darren Elias is rapidly cementing his place among the elite tournament players with yet another excellent victory.

Full Tilt Co-Founder Rafe Furst is Also in the Cryptocurrency Business

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