With 13 World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets under his belt, Wisconsin-born Phil Helmuth is a big time poker player.
Helmuth is also in possession of a big-time personality that sometimes draws the ire of his fellow players. He’s been famously clashed with other players and is definitely a crowd pleaser.
Along with all those nice WSOP bracelets, Helmuth has amassed over $17 million in earnings during his career. That puts him in third place on the all-time professional poker winnings list.
Besides his successes in the poker room, Heymuth is a personable, very smiley, type of guy that players both love, and love to emulate.