20 Most Influential People
#9: Phil Ivey
With the 2012 launch of his social gaming and poker training site IveyPoker.com, Phil Ivey has taken a giant step towards putting the nightmare of Full Tilt’s collapse behind him. There remains no poker player as feared and respected as Ivey. He now lends his namesake and reputation to his own venture freed from the turmoil of Full Tilt’s downfall.