Phil Hellmuth’s poker skill (or lack thereof) has been a point of contention ever since ESPN started showing the WSOP back in 2003.
For over a decade Hellmuth has dominated the poker airwaves, being one of five guys who are the most recognizable poker players in the world (the other four being Antonio Esfandiari, Daniel Negreanu, Doyle Brunson, and Phil Ivey).
Throughout the years I’ve played in some serious high-stakes home games in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. And I have certainly seen my share of crazy antics, angle shooters, and hidden opportunities for profits. Based on those experiences, here are my top 10 things you need to know before playing in live home games.