How much is Phil Ivey worth? $100 million
How did Phil Ivey earn his money and wealth?
Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. was born on February 1, 1977, and is an American professional poker player. During his career, he has won ten World Series of Poker bracelets and one World Poker Tour.
Phil started his career by playing his co-workers who nicknamed him “No Home Jerome”. He is also referred to as “The Phenom” and “the Tiger Woods of Poker”.
His many accomplishments include winning three bracelets at 2002 World Series of Poker tying with Phillip Hellmuth Jr., Ted Forrest, and Puggy Pearson and recorded the most win in a single year. He also has had great success in the WSOP Main Event and was placed in the top 25 four times between the 2002 World Series of Poker and the 2009 World Series of Poker. Ivey received the most votes for the Tournament of Champions during the 2010 World Series of Poker. Also, Ivey finished among the top 25 players in the Main Event four times between the years of 2002 and 2009.
With ten bracelets in World Series of Poker bracelets, he has the second most all-time. He also became the youngest player to ever win ten bracelets at the age of only 38. It only took him fourteen years to collect the ten bracelets, which is fastest than any other player. He is also the WSOP record holder for most mixed-game bracelets having won five in his career.
Ivey was once considered the best all-around player in the world by his observers and contemporaries alike. In October 2017, he was found guilty of cheating by using edge sorting techniques during a series of games of in Punto Banco by the United Kingdom’s highest court.
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