Phil Ivey player profile

Phil Ivey

Poker player Phil Ivey
Real name: Phil Ivey
Age: 38
Country: United States
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Now plays as Polarizing on Full Tilt Almost certainly also plays as RaiseOnce on PokerStars.

Phil Ivey is 1st on the list of biggest poker winners tracked by HighstakesDB. The data is based on 319285 hands played and his total cash game profits amount to $19,242,744.

Known as the “Tiger Woods of Poker” or “No Home Jerome”, Phil Ivey is lately hyped as the online poker industry’s best hope for legalization in the US. Born in February, 1976, in Riverside, California, he moved to New Jersey with his family when he was barely 3 months old. He began to play poker at the telemarketing company where he worked, mainly against his co-workers. In order to get into the Atlantic City casinos, he crafted a fake ID, a practice which eventually landed him another nickname: No Home Jerome.

Considered the best poker player in the world by most experts, Ivey was a regular at the nosebleed cash game tables on Full Tilt poker before it closed its doors to US players on April 15th 2011. As he also was a part-owner of the site, it’s estimated that a big part of his revenue derived from there. Despite his affinity for cash games, he’s certainly no push over when in comes to tournaments.

He has no fewer than 7 WSOP bracelets and of which he won an impressive number of 3 bracelets in 2002, and secured PL Omaha bracelets in both 2000 and 2005. In 2009 he added a further 2 bracelets to his collection. Main Event-wise he has been wildly successful as well - He finished in the top 25 four times, from 2002 to 2009.

See profit in each game
Total: $19,242,744 (319285 hands)

Phil Ivey's latest opponents

PHOTO
NICKNAME
REAL NAME
WINNINGS
Unknown
-$156,017
Viktor Blom
-$3,352,739
Gustav Hansen
-$19,474,321
Phil Galfond
$7,048,658
Nikolaus Jedlicka
-$3,926,360

Phil Ivey's biggest pots

CARDS
DATE
GAME TYPE
POT SIZE
2009-11-21
PLO500/1k
$832,940
2009-11-21
PLO500/1k
$743,933
2009-11-23
PLO500/1k
$694,979
2008-10-26
NLHE500/1k
$687,024
2009-11-21
PLO500/1k
$634,907

Latest Phil Ivey news

Richard Yong and his son released on bail after Ivey and Cates post $2 million.
August 01, 2014
Phil Ivey still well above average
July 11, 2014
Exits for Phil Hellmuth and Gus Hansen though
July 10, 2014