Phil Hellmuth Jr. is the greatest player to ever play the game of poker, winning an unprecedented 14 world championships at the World Series of Poker. Hellmuth holds the world record for both most cash finishes at the WSOP (118) and most WSOP final tables (54). His live tournament winnings exceed $18 million. In 1989, Phil Hellmuth became, at the age of 24, 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. Phil has written a New York Times best-selling book, 'Play Poker like the Pros', has his own clothing line and appears regularly on ESPN, NBC, Fox , CBS Sports Net and other networks.
Phil Hellmuth knows what it takes to become a champion, and then stay there. Year after year he keeps his head down and wins titles, bravo! -- Jim Harbaugh Univ. Michigan football coach My husband Dave Goldberg admired Phil so much as a poker player and as a friend and his book shows why. It is both entertaining and inspiring, and is a great read for anyone who wants to learn about the thrill and experience of becoming the best in the game. It offers lessons not only for aspiring players but for fathers as well. -- Sheryl Sandberg Facebook COO and Founder of Lean In and Option B I coach champions, and Phil Hellmuth is the biggest champion in poker with 14 world titles. I love his inspirational story, and I admire the grit and determination it took to hit the top, and stay there. -- Tony Robbins Self-help guru and bestselling author