Phil Hellmuth, Jr. grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. He discovered poker at the U. of W. and became one of the world’s best players. He is first in WSOP cashes with 75 and he is first in WSOP bracelets with 11. The self styled poker brat was 2005 National Heads-Up Champion. He has $10,941,556 in tournament winnings, fifth best all time. Phil is in the Poker Hall of Fame.