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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How Dwan Plays Two Pair Versus Phil Ivey's Set

Tom "durrrr" Dwan playing two pair against Phil Ivey's set in Poker After Dark.

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How Phil Ivey takes a cooler - Set over set - Nati

How Phil Ivey reacts when he gets a bad beat from Scotty Nguyen.

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Interesting Hand PCA 2013 - Ivey vs. Bernstein

Interesting Poker Hand with Phil Ivey at the PCA 10.

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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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Isaac Haxton Walks into Ivey's Trap

Phil Ivey spreads a trap and Ike Haxton walks right into it

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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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Ivey Applies The Pressure

Phil Ivey vs Tony G

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Ivey League - Phil Ivey Reviewing Heads Up of PLO8 MTT

Phil Ivey reviewing a heads up stage of a PLO8 MTT

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Ivey League Video: Phil Discussing Decision Making Factors

Phil Ivey's coaching video on decision making factors in certain tough spots

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Ivey Life - Golf Swing with Natasha

The Ivey Life continues on the golf course in Cabo with Ivey betting his friend if Natasha can drive.

Which Country Really has the Best Poker Players?

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Who Will Be the First Player to Cash For $100 Million?

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Glory Days: 5 Things We Will Miss About Full Tilt Poker

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Top 3 Sickest Bluffs

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Best Pro Poker Faces

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Phil Ivey Asks UK Court to Decide Exactly What Is Cheating

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The Ultimate Poker Fantasy Team

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Phil Ivey's Newest Venture

​Poker legend Phil Ivey has announced his latest adventure which will see him join forces with iTEAM network to launch his own Daily Fantasy Sports site – PhilIveyDFS.

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Phil Ivey, Poker’s Biggest Loser In 2015

2015 ended up being a bad hit for poker pro Phil Ivey. By the numbers, he is 2015's biggest loser of the year.

Ivey Gets Another Shot at the Crockford Pot

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