Poker will forever remain the most-exhilarating game in the casino industry. However, knighthood in the game has dominantly been held by a multitude of American players in the global context. This is why Phillip Jerome Hellmuth, Jr. is a renowned poker player is his own right, toppling world’s renowned professional’s heads-up. Players in this field have achieved greatly, unlike their counterparts in sports and athletics. Phillip has won several ultra-coveted titles, including thirteen bracelets from WSOP, best player of this event in 1989 and the WSOPE in 2012 and is subscribed to the Poker Hall of Fame.
He became the most youthful player to emerge in the first place at the main 1989 WSOP event in heads-up game; his record has only been broken twice hitherto. Hellmuth also boasts best record for numerous WSOP monies and has the greatest appearances at the World Series of Poker appearances. By June 2013, he had won up to $12,000,000 and ranks 2nd in the World Series of Poker all-time-money earners list. Twelve of his 13 bracelets have been won on Texas Hold’ em, but his luster has been as brilliant in non-hold’em tournaments. His thirteenth WSOP bracelet gave him a whopping $ 1, 333, 841 and continued to clinch the WSOPE title contemporaneously. Hellmuth has four final appearances in WPT, came fourth in the WPT main event at the third Annual gold rush Bonanza, 2012 and managed a third place in the Foxwoods World Poker Finals.
Also conspicuous in his achievement milestones is when he irresistibly advanced to the finale table in the Shooting Star Event $10,000, but only to emerge sixth overall. Surprisingly, he did not expend his poker skills on gratis; he went home with $ 117,000. WPT has awarded pecuniary generosity, finishing seventh at the WPT World Main Event garnering $152,000. In May 2010, his WPT events jackpot stood at $1,106,345. Hellmuth can achieve more at the global events platform, he has great potential.