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Phil Ivey Signed As WPT’s New Ambassador  Poker
Amarylisa Gonsalves
Posted on 10 Nov, 2022
By Amarylisa Gonsalves
On 10 Nov, 2022
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By Amarylisa Gonsalves
On 10 Nov, 2022
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Phil Ivey Signed As WPT’s New Ambassador 


World Poker Tour, or WPT as it is fondly known as has announced poker legend Phil Ivey as its latest brand ambassador. The brand welcomed the pro calling him the greatest of all time (GOAT).

The series shared the news on their official social media handles. The post read, “We are honoured to welcome The GOAT, @philivey, as a #WPTAmbassador! 🐐 The poker icon brings his renowned legacy as a member of the #WPTChampionsClub and the Poker Hall of Fame to the #WPTAmbassador roster!” (sic.)

 
 
 
 
 
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Speaking about the association, Ivey says, “WPT is one of the most respected brands in poker, and I’m honoured to become a WPT Ambassador. My commitment and passion towards poker has never been higher and I look forward to working with the WPT to showcase poker around the world, adding to its continued expansion.”


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Ivey is one of the most prominent and instrumental players in the history of poker. He is continually expanding his role in the poker community globally, and WPT as a brand is reaching new milestones by evolving during its 20th-anniversary season. Apart from his success at the WPT, Ivey is also a Poker Hall of Fame inductee and has 10 World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelets gracing his shelves, which is the second highest by any player, making the 45-year old, only the second player to have 10 bracelets in history of poker. He had over $40 million in live tournament earnings along with other online earnings, giving him a place in the top ten on the ‘All Time Money List.’

Adam Pliska, CEO of WPT, said, “Phil Ivey is one of the greatest ever to have played the game of poker. His career achievements and success as a frequent WPT final tablists underscore his deserving legacy as a true poker icon. As WPT celebrates its 20th-anniversary season, we have aligned the brand with talent and events that symbolize the very best in personal achievement. I cannot think of anyone who better represents that more than Phil, and I know players will appreciate the chance to interact with him at upcoming events.”

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