Pro Poker Player Profiles - Phil Ivey
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Phil Ivey Fast Facts

Phil IveyNickname: “The Tiger Woods of Poker” and “Phenom”
Birthplace: Riverside, Calif. USA
Birth date: Feb. 1, 1976
Education: High School
WSOP Bracelets: 5
WPT Titles: 0
Poker Room Affiliations: Full Tilt Poker

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Although his first WSOP bracelet came in 2001, Ivey didn’t officially grab the attention of the poker world until he captured three bracelets in 2002, tied for the most in a single year record with Ted Forrest and Phil Hellmuth. He is a regular in “The Big Game” at the Bellagio and his exploits in high stakes poker have been immortalized in the poker classic The Professor, The Banker, and The Suicide King: An Inside Look at the richest Poker Game of All Time.

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