Guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres before viewing an intimate Q&A session featuring 14 Time World Series of Poker Champion, Phil Hellmuth.
ABOUT PHIL HELLMUTH:
Phil Hellmuth Jr. is the greatest player to ever play the game, winning an unprecedented 14 world championships at the World Series of Poker, including his latest wins in July, 2012, and October 2012, when he won the coveted WSOP Europe title in Cannes, France as well as in 2015 where he won the Seven Card Razz tournament.
Hellmuth holds the world record for both most cash finishes at the WSOP (100) and most WSOP final tables (49). Of his 49 final tables, 20 are in non Hold-’em games such as 2-7 Lowball, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Razz, Pot Limit Omaha, and H.O.R.S.E. Of those 20 non Hold-’em events, Hellmuth has finished runner-up 5 times. His live tournament winnings exceed $17,400,000.
In 1989, 24 year-old Phil Hellmuth became the youngest person ever to win the World Series of Poker Main Event by defeating two time defending champion Johnny Chan. Phil’s record as the youngest champ stood for nearly 20 years.
In 1993, Hellmuth set another record by winning 3 bracelets as well as a 2nd place finish all in the same year. He recorded three heartbreaking second place finishes in the 2011 Series in No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw, Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo, and the $50,000 buy-in mixed game H.O.R.S.E. In 2012, he made the final table of the “One Drop One Million Dollar Buy-In” at the WSOP.
His has won WSOP championships in 1989, 1992, 1993 (3), 1997, 2001, 2003 (2), 2006, 2007, 2012 (2), and 2015.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
5:30PM: Cocktail reception
6:15PM: Program begins (moderated Q&A followed by guest Q&A)
7:00PM: Program concludes; cocktails and mingling continue
- Silence cell phones during program
- Keep talking to a minimum during the Q&A
- Asking brief questions during Q&A is best
- People under the age of 21 cannot attend