Phil was born and raised in Auburn, started playing poker as a child for jelly beans with his grandmother. Owner of Duces Wild for over 15 years. His biggest career win was the $1,500 buy-in WPT Omaha at Binions in 2005. He is no stranger to the WSOP Main event, he has played on 4 occasions and looking to win his 5th entry tonight. Phil is one the most recognized poker players in the region.