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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Life of Ivey - Limos and Copters

Phil Ivey loves Limousines and Helicopters! Poker Road follows the life of Ivey.

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Drunk Poker Players - When Poker Becomes Funny

This could be you if you drink too much at the tables! Featuring Phil Ivey, Scotty Nguyen and more!

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Phil Ivey: Floating the Best

Phil Ivey making a great float against Patrik Antonius and Tom Dwan

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Don't Lie to Phil Ivey

A kid tries to sell a story to Phil Ivey; Ivey reads it in a blink of an eye

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Isaac Haxton bluff vs Phil Ivey - Aussie Millions 2014

Two big players get head to head involved in a big pot during the Aussie Millions $250k Super High Roller.

4 years ago7,664BestPokerVids,

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Phil Ivey Soul Reads Tom Dwan

Phil Ivey makes a sick 5-bet preflop bluff vs Tom durrrr Dwan

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Life of Ivey - Shannon Elizabeth and RolanD De Wol

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Phil Ivey Final Table Mistake

Phil Ivey makes a mistake at the final table of the WSOP 2009

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WPT - S01E14 - World Poker Tour Championship

The World Poker Tour (WPT) presents the WPT Championship, the largest tournament in the first season of the series. With the large...

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Aussie Millions: Phil Ivey Misreading His Hand

Phil Ivey misreading his hand in a pot against Daniel Negreanu and Mike McDonald. Ike Haxton finds it very amusing.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

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

Nick Petrangelo has won the inaugural running of the WSOP $100k NLH event, defeating a field of 105 total entries.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom In The Call Of The Century!

Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom’s call in the early hours of the morning to lift the partypoker MILLIONS Germany Main Event has to go down as the ‘Call of the Century’ so far.

Ivey Gets Another Shot at the Crockford Pot

Phil Ivey gets another shot to appeal his £7.8million case with London's Crockford Casino

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.

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

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.

Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

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.

Phil Ivey Appears in TV Commercial for Chrysler

Phil Ivey appears in a new TV commercial for the 2015 Chrysler 300 that features successful Americans.

Phil Ivey's Borgata Babes Argument Proven Valid?

There appears to be some validity to Phil Ivey's argument that the Borgata Babes are designed to give the casino a greater edge by distracting gamblers.

Phil Ivey Loses His UK Supreme Court Challenge Over £7.7 Million Winnings

Poker legend Phil Ivey has lost a Supreme Court challenge over his £7.7million Punto Banco win at Crockford’s Casino in London.

Top 5 Legends of the Online Tournament World

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