Phil Hellmuth Jr. - Top Poker Players
Phil Hellmuth Jr.
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin
Favorite Poker Game: Hold'em Poker
Started Playing Poker: In college, 1985
Phil Hellmuth is one of the most successful poker tournament players with nine WSOP titles to his name. His lifetime dream is to be the best poker player of all time, and at the rate he's going he will probably achieve that dream. Hellmuth's poker skills are unmatched but he's had the reputation of being quite a whiner and getting upset whenever he's beaten. He's currently the spokesperson for online cardroom, Ultimate Bet, and has written a book called Play Poker Like the Pros.
- 6 WSOP Bracelets, including the 1989 WSOP 'big one'
- 17 final tables at the WSOP
- 4 Hall of Fame bracelets, including the 1995 championship event
- Several Bike 'Diamond Jim Brady' or 'Legends' titles, including the 1988 championship event
- A couple of 'Carnavale of Poker' titles with a 2nd (1998) and a 3rd (2000) in the championship event in the three times that they have held the event
- 2nd in the U.S Open Championship event in 1996
- At least twenty other titles worldwide