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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Tom Dwan: Two Big Pots Against Benyamine and Ivey

Gutshout straight draws coming in on the turn

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Ivey lost a monster pot !

Ivey lost a monster pot !

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Patrik Antonius vs Phil Ivey

This is a hand playd between Patrik Antonius and Phil Ivey @ the 2006 Aussie Millions Cash Game

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Phil Ivey in London

The best player in the world, Phil Ivey, has come to London to take part in the WSOP-E. PokerTube had a chat with him about the pr...

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Phil Ivey on 60 Minutes Sports - Preview

Phil Ivey will appear on 60 minutes sports on Showtime TV. Here's the preview.

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Phil Ivey - Aussie Millions 2008

Amanda Interviews Phil Ivey In The Aussie Millions 100K Event

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Phil Ivey First to Cross the Million Chip Mark at LAPC

Phil Ivey looking to make his record setting 8th WPT Final Table... and this time he plans on winning.

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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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Biggest Televised Pot - Ever

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

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Life of Ivey (Phil Ivey Rolls High Stakes Dice)

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Live Poker Events, 1 year ago

Macau Billionaire Poker Summer Showdown: The Largest Guaranteed Prize Pool in Asia!

All eyes may be on the 2017 WSOP in Las Vegas at the moment, but come late July and the Macau Billionaire Poker Summer Showdown will be the place to be.

Phil Ivey Makes an Appearance in Las Vegas

Poker fans hoping to see Phil Ivey enter some WSOP events this summer may get their wish as Ivey was recently photographed in Bobby's Room.

Phil Ivey's Bodyguard Has Fist Fight in Bobby's Room

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WSOP Announces Top 10 Finalists For Poker Hall of Fame

The World Series of Poker released a list of the ten finalists under consideration for the 2017 class of the Poker Hall of Fame.

It’s #PhuaTriton to Question The High-Stakes Pros!

Paul Phua is inviting viewers and followers to prepare their own questions for the biggest names in the game.

Phil Ivey Goes All In on Edge Sorting Case at UK's Top Court

Ivey and attorney Richard Spearman again attempted to win almost $10 million in cash that Ivey and a companion "earned" at the Punto Banco tables in 2012.

Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott & Phil Ivey Inducted Into WSOP HOF

Phil Ivey and Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott were named as the 53rd and 54th inductees into the Poker Hall of Fame.

Online Poker , 1 year ago

Viktor Blom Wins $490,163 In a Single Day And Is On a Legendary Heater

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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.

Online Poker , 1 year ago

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.