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 in London

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Patrik Antonius vs Phil Ivey

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Phil Ivey - Aussie Millions 2008

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Biggest Televised Pot - Ever

The biggest televised pot in the history of poker between Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey

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Interview with Phil Ivey from 2003

Interview with Phil Ivey made during The Poker Superstars S01 2003.

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60 Minutes Phil Ivey Interview on Cheating at Borgata and Crockfords

Phil Ivey talking on 60 Minutes about his Borgata and Crockfords cheating scandals

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Phil Ivey is Back! Legend Wins Title and $604K in Short Deck Poker

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Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Nick Petrangelo Wins WSOP $100,000 High Roller For $2,910,227

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Card Maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata Case Liable for $27

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Ivey Gets Another Shot at the Crockford Pot

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Phil Ivey Obtains the Medical Marijuana Dispensary License

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BERRI SWEET tops 2017’s Online Cash Game Winners

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Phil Ivey Claims Borgata Gains Edge with Booze and Babes

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