Phillip Jerome Hellmuth Jr, a professional poker player hailing from America, holds the world record of winning fourteen World Series of Poker Bracelets (WSOP). Hellmuth has been successful at the WPT as well, by having finished in the money an impressive 13 times, including 4 final tables. He is a member of WSOP’s Poker Hall of Frame and is commonly known for his “poker brat” personality, which incidentally is also the alias he uses when he plays online. On top of that, he has also founded a company by the name of Poker Brat Clothing Co. which sells poker-based apparel. Professionally, Hellmuth has been one of the most successful players of all time and he is ranked seventh on the all time money list. The GPI (Global Poker Index) ranked him #4 in December 2012. He had also become the youngest player ever to win the main event of the World Series of Poker when he defeated the two-time defending Champion Johnny Chan in heads up play.
Hellmuth is infamous for losing his cool and ’tilting’ during poker games when he loses, often venting out his anger and frustration in direct and hilarious attacks on fellow players. Hellmuth simply cannot handle bad beats maturely, which has often resulted in strained relations between him and other professionals. Due to this temperament, Hellmuth has landed in a huge number of controversies and altercations over the years, which have made for entertaining watches on YouTube, making Hellmuth an instant fan favourite.