No-Limit Texas Hold’em Poker- Who is Phil Ivey?

Phil Ivey has been branded as the best poker competitor in the world by quite a few of the top-ranked professionals. Phil Ivey was born in Riverside, CA and relocated to Jersey before reaching the age of 1. His grandfather taught him one cent-ante Five-Card Stud poker. From then on on, Phil was hooked on poker and wished to discover every little thing he could about poker. Phil routinely told his grandparents that he wanted to be a professional poker player. Phil didn’t let the negative comments from other people annihilate his ambition of being one of the greatest poker players on the planet.

Phil started playing intently after acquiring a false ID with the name of Jerome. He sharpened his abilities at the poker rooms in Atlantic City. The first number of years for Phil were a teaching opportunity and winning wasn’t a common outcome at the time. He made his mark at the 2000 World Series of Poker when he achieved 2 final tables and won his first WSOP bracelet, in a two dollar, 500 Pot-Limit Omaha match. At the last table he defeated a number of the better known pros including but not limited to "Amarillo Slim" Preston, David "Devilfish" Ulliot, and Phil Hellmuth, Jr.

Phil made a decision to take his skills to the successive level and moved out west to Sin City. He continues to compete in in "The Big Game" at the Bellagio with the best players in the world. Phil credits his success to dedication and an immeasurable love for poker. Phil says that he is learning every day and is quite abashed about his accomplishments. Phil knows he makes errors in each game of poker and always strives to get better.

Although Phil has come first in some big tournaments, he favors destroying cash games on a normal basis.

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