Phil Hellmuth

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  1. The all time bracelet winner at the World Series of Poker whose career earnings in tournaments exceed $6,500,000.

Historical Fact

Hellmuth has won a record 11 World Series of Poker bracelets, all in a form of Hold'em.

Event Wins

YearTournament(US$) Prize Won
1989$10,000 No Limit Hold'em World Championship$755,000
1992$5,000 Limit Omaha Hold'em$168,000
1993$1,500 No Limit Hold'em$161,400
1993$2,500 No Limit Hold'em$173,000
1993$5,000 Limit Hold'em$138,000
1997$3,000 Pot Limit Hold'em$204,000
2001$2,000 No Limit Hold'em$316,550
2003$2,500 Limit Hold'em$171,400
2003$3,000 No Limit Hold'em$410,860
2006$1,000 No Limit Hold'em w/ rebuys$631,863
2007$1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em$637,254


Hellmuth is the headline spokesperson for the controversial poker room Controversy surrounded his sponsorship deal on December 20, 2008 as Helluth played $200-$400 Heads Up Limit Hold'em. During the hand Hellmuth was incorrectly awarded a $5,599 pot due to a software error. Ultimate Bet later admitted the software glitch and refunded the money, while Hellmuth made controversial comments to the effect that these errors happen all the time, refuted.

Classic Hellmuth

Hellmuth appeared on Poker After Dark on NBC and predictably had a blow up early on.