At the 1st place on the list of biggest poker winners, Phil Ivey is known as the ‘Tiger Woods of Poker’ or ‘No Home Jerome’ and is the next upcoming poker player in the US. When he was just 3 months old he shifted from California his birth place to New Jersey along with his family. He began his poker play at a telemarketing company that he worked for, against his co-workers. To get out of the Atlantic City Casinos, he created a fake ID and was eventually called as the No Home Jerome.
Ivey was a regular poker player at the Full Tilt poker, until it was closed to US players in 2011. He is considered as the best poker player in the world by many experts. He has about 7 WSOP bracelets of which 3 were won in 2002. He secured the PL Omaha bracelets in both 2000 and 2005. In the year 2009, he added further two more bracelets to his collection. From 2002 to 2009, he has been in the top 25 for about four times.
He has total cash profits of about $19,242,744 and currently plays as Polarizing on Full Tilt and also plays as Rise Once on Poker Stars. He was first seen playing poker in 2006 Oct and last seen at April 2011. He has been into playing this for quite some time and has established himself as one among the top players in poker which is based on luck and lots of thinking. One need to have ample expertise and Phil Ivy has gained great knowledge in this game, to get to the first place that he is today. In the Main events also, he has been greatly successful which has won him many additional bracelets. He is such a great poker player of all times.