Phil Ivey has reached the top spot in the poker all-time money list, with more than $12.8 million in career earnings from tournament cashes, Phil Ivey recently over took Daniel Negreanu who was current leader. Both being highly competitive poker players we can only expect 2010 to be a battle between the top two pros/poker sites ( Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars ) to defend their positions on the career earnings leaderboard.
Phil Ivey is currently rated the best poker player in the world, Learn from the Pros at FullTilt Poker.
Phil Ivey poker pro from Team Full Tilt Poker had a really successful 2009 winning two WSOP bracelets and making it to the November Nine of the 2009 WSOP main event. 2010 is here and he has already started breaking records, on the 23 January Phil Ivey cashed $600k in the 2010 Aussie Millions $100k Challenge which put him ahead of Daniel Negreanu by $400k on the all time money leaderboard of poker.
- Phil Ivey - $12,813,990
- Daniel Negreanu - $12,432,367
- Jamie Gold - $12,201,061
- Phil Hellmuth - $10,991,871
- Scotty Nguyen - $10,955,557
- Joe Hachem - $10,856,216
- Peter Eastgate - $10,729,565
- Allen Cunningham - $10,398,118
- Erik Seidel - $9,925,179
- T.J. Cloutier - $9,787,199
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Bluff Magazine readers voted Phil Ivey as their Favorite Player for 2009, in the same readers awards Tom Dwan was voted the best online poker player for 2009 and Full Tilt Poker was choose by the readers as their favorite online poker room.
Phil Ivey almost won the Aussie Millions $100k Challenge when he was heads-up with Dan Shak, Ivey called Shak allin preflop although Ivey held the stronger cards, a seven flopped knocking Ivey out in 2nd place but he earned just enough to break a poker record for having earned the most money in tournament earnings.
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Dan Shak - Ac 7c
1. Dan Shak - $1,200,000
2. Phil Ivey - $600,000
3. Billy Jordanou - $300,000
4. Tony Bloom - $200,000
5. Tony G - $100,000
Phil Ivey commented on his victory “I don’t really think, ‘oh I’m the best in the world, I just try to perform the best that I can day in and day out.”
Although only a few thousand dollars ahead of Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey will do his best to keep his position as he has been keeping his eye on this achievement for awhile and was very excited to have finally reached top spot. The big question is how long will he maintain his lead because PokerStars Daniel Negreanu is one of the most competitive poker players in the world and will be trying his best to reclaim his former position in 2010