Pokercast Episode 305 - Phil Ivey & Aussie Millions
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week is poker superstar Phil Ivey. Considered by many the greatest overall poker player in the world and perhaps of all time, Ivey joins the Pokercast from the Crown resort in Melbourne, Australia hours after the biggest live tournament score of his career, a $4m win in the Aussie Millions 250K Challenge. The guys cover many topics with Phil including being Phil Ivey, playing the biggest games in the world, his new business venture Ivey Poker and they get into some fun prop bet stories. The guys are also joined by Ultimate Poker product manager Chris Danek to discuss their launch of a new holdem variant called two-street poker. The guys are look at a report in the economist that break down gambling habits around the world. The Cardrunners strategy segments are back. Video coach Grant 'balbomb' Coombs kicks this off with a segment about calling 3-bets. David Sklansky returns with another installment of the Sklansky minute. SteveD joins the guys to talk about the new I'm Ready button on PokerStars and some news about synchronized breaks. Of course the password for the February 16th Pokerstars Invitational is provided as well.
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Phil Ivey is considered by most as not only the greatest living poker player, but perhaps the greatest poker player of all time. With roots in New Jersey, Phil spent much of his early poker career learning and perfecting his game in nearly every form of poker possible. He has amassed over $20m in live tournament earnings including 9 WSOP bracelets. Ivey’s three bracelet wins in 2002 tied the record for most bracelets won in a single WSOP. His nine final tables is tops on the WPT. As of 2014, he is the winningest online cash game player of all time. Phil Ivey's business brand includes Ivey Poker, a play for free online site and the Ivey League, a video training and coaching site. The private high stakes area of the Aria Casino poker room is named 'The Ivey Room' in Phil's honor. Learn more about Phil Ivey