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: Floating the Best

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

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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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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 - Limos and Copters

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

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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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Life of Ivey - At the Hustler Part 2

At the Hustler Part 2\n

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High Stakes PLO Show - Ivey vs Trex313

Connectorz High Stakes PLO Show from Friday 15th Feb 2013. Phil Ivey aka 'Polarizing' plays at PLO session against Trex313 and Davin.

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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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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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Life of Ivey - The Bet Whisperer

Poker Road follows the life of Phil Ivey! In this Episode Phil Ivey dubs himself the bet whisperer!

Ivey Fights Borgata for His $9.6m Baccarat Winnings

​It was never going to be easy to get Phil Ivey to return the almost $10million winnings from his now infamous Borgata baccarat case.

Who Stakes Tom Dwan?

There are a few candidates for Dwan’s bankroll/backer Mr Big role, but let’s get the potential horror stories out of the way first...

Phil Ivey Was ‘Cheating’ Says UK Appeal Judge

Phil Ivey’s recent run of bad beats in the courts continued when his appeal against a London casino over winnings of £7.7million was rejected by three Court of Appeal judges.

Ivey Loses $9.6 million Borgata Case

New Jersey judge found that Ivey and his partner in an edge-sorting plan had breached their contract with the Borgata casino in Atlantic City.

Pokers Biggest Losses

For some players, sum of $10k is simply pocket change – enough to pay for a weekend away somewhere or even fuel for their private jet!

Craziest Times the Pros Have Folded Quads!

​You’re only going to get them one time in several thousand hands, and when you do there are only two hands that can beat them, so folding quads seems like a very unlikely occurrence in any event. But it happens.

High Stakes Poker - What’s Your Limit?

​Everyone knows what high stakes poker is – its games where the dollars are thrown around in man-size bricks isn’t it? But what amount would really make it high stakes?

Gina Fiore - Gambling Goddess

Beating casinos at blackjack and winning big at poker would seem to be two entirely different disciplines, but for one young, bright and extremely beautiful woman it became her life.

Gus Hansen is Back, But Who is Next?

​The glory days of online nosebleed games may be over, but can we expect a comeback from the guys who made it the most fascinating and nerve-wracking high-stakes war in poker history?

David Viffer Peat Plays Circles Around Phil Ivey

In the following hand, Ivey faces David “Viffer” Peat, a well-known and charismatic poker player who used to be a pool hustler earlier in his gambling career.