Phil Ivey Bio
With a growing list of successes still been added to, the player is looking good to keep hold of his number one spot within the list of all time tournament winnings table and when this player is facing off against you, you better be sure about your hand.
Born out of Riverside, California Ivey moved to Las Vegas in a bid to keep close to the action but recent times at home have lead to the player and his wife filing for divorce which was granted in December 2009.
Being a successful poker player isn’t the only thing that has made Ivey one of the most loved poker players in the world, he is also known for giving money to a number of differing charities, giving over $50,000 to Empowered 2 Excel, a charity that is aimed at under privileged children.
Ivey started playing poker while working as a telemarketer in New Brunswick against co-workers and since then, the player has gone from strength to strength, perfecting his game to a level that has left other poker professionals running scared.
The player has continued his poker development and with his poker style been unlike any other poker player, Ivey has secured a total of seven first place finishes within the World Series of Poker, claiming prize money and winners bracelets from each victory.
Ivey isn’t just a tournament poker player either, with a versatile approach to his game, the player excels in a number of styles of poker including heads up poker, a form of poker that really places the player in a field of his own.
Phil Ivey Stats
Name: Phil Ivey
Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
Total Winnings: $12,815,787
First Place Finishes: 21
WSOP Bracelets: 7
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