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 vs Gavin Smith - Part 1

Phil Ivey vs Gavin Smith on Poker After Dark.

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Phil Ivey vs Gavin Smith - Part 2

Phil Ivey vs Gavin Smith on Poker After Dark.

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Rare Interview with Phil Ivey - Documentary (2010)

Some unseen footage of one of the most well known poker players in the world

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Phil Ivey making a power play against Feldman

Phil Ivey showing why he is called the poker pro.

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$1.1M Hand Phil Ivey vs Durrrr

FTP Million Dollar Cash Game insane pot

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Phil Ivey vs amateur. Who will win?

Phil Ivey vs amateur. Who will win?

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Esfandiari betters Phil Ivey!

Phil Ivey obviously caught some sort of read from Esfandiari on this one!

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Phil Ivey chats with Aaron Jones

Phil Ivey briefly chats with Aaron Jones before Day 2 of WSOP Event #43.

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Phil Ivey enormous pot against Tony G

A large pot between these two poker legends!

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Phil Ivey - TOP 5 Bluff moments

Phil Ivey is one of the most famous poker players out there. This is a compilation of one of the best bluffs by him.

Phil Ivey and Paul Phua: What Makes a Great Player?

The adrenaline-fuelled poker days which saw massive pots against his fellow nosebleed legends may be over for Phil – but he still loves the game.

Phua’s Tips From the Top

Paul Phua brings us the world’s best pros sitting on our shoulder handing out tips and advice. The first in his ‘Tips from the Pros’ videos features Ivey, Cates and Colman!

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Hellmuth, Ivey, Esfandiari, Holz Among 50 Booked for €111K One Drop

​The first ever €111,111 One Drop High Roller to be played in Europe is selling out fast as more than half the seats have already been filled.

Daniel Negreanu: What Would You Do vs Phil Ivey?

​Daniel Negreanu takes us into the PokerStars Shark Cage to analyze a hand between Phil Ivey and Jennifer Shahade.

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.

Ivey vs Negreanu: Mind Games

Which one of these stars of poker will go home with the $1 million prize? Watch and see.

Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey Go To War

The hand between two of poker's best players was analyzed on the latest episode of "Poker Hands With Doug Polk."

Outrageous Indulgences of Poker Millionaires

Let’s take a look at some of the most ridiculous purchases of the poker millionaires club!

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...