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.

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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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Life of Ivey - Shannon Elizabeth and RolanD De Wol

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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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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.

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Phil Ivey Final Table Mistake

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

Weekly High Stakes Report: Ivey on the Comeback Trail, Hansen Dips Below $20 Million

Last week saw Phil Ivey losing quite a sum, while Russian player Alexander 'PostflopAction' Kostritsyn continued amassing winnings. Monday continued in the similar fashion for the Russian, as he

Live Poker Events, 2 years ago

Aussie Millions Schedule Release: No $250k Challenge!

It came as a huge shock last year when the $250,000 Aussie Millions Challenge failed to materialize, and this year it has been left out of the festival’s schedule entirely.

"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.

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Finnish Poker Giants & Online Gaming Boom

When it comes to poker, Finland has produced many of the finest online players in the game’s history.

Top All-In Moments

​All-in is the most powerful play in poker player's arsenal. The fact that no-limit hold'em offers us the chance to - at any point in the game - play for the entirety of our stack makes it the Cadillac of poker.

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.

Live Poker Events, 5 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

WSOP 2014: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

With nearly one third of World Series of Poker behind us, it is time to stop and see what has happened so far. What players are hot, and who is not having such a great time so far? Most of them have

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​WSOP 2014: Player Plans

Every World Series is primarily about making money and winning titles. But during every Series, many players set their own personal goals and aims of different nature. We bring you couple of

The Dream Cash Game Table: Bilzerian, Dwan, Bellande & Baldwin Assemble!

It was the Aria on Las Vegas Boulevard which saw Bilzerian drop in on his old friend jean Robert Bellande...