Since December 2000 Mike Sexton is a host, consultant, and domain expert of PartyPoker, commentator for the World Poker Tour.
A gentleman, a consummate professional, and a star in his own right, Mike Sexton is one of the poker industry's finest ambassadors. Many years prior to the success of the World Poker Tour, Sexton was talking about corporate America's endorsement and sponsorship of poker tournaments to anyone who would listen. He was talking about bringing poker into mainstream America and making it a hobby to be enjoyed by everyone.
Born in 1947
Joined the Army in 1970, serving as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina
Attended Ohio State University on a gymnastics scholarship (and won the high score award every year).
One of his greatest joys was coaching Little League baseball.
Writing a book for the WPT called Shuffle Up and Deal, which is aimed at bringing new players into poker
Making a poker DVD for PartyPoker.com that will be available exclusively for PartyPoker.com members
Founder of the Tournament of Champions of Poker
Gave Ben Affleck his nickname "Boston Ben."
Owner of a 1989 WSOP bracelet in stud eight-or-better
Won the inaugural World Poker Finals (Foxwoods) in 1992
Captured the title of European Poker Champion in 2000 by winning the Euro Finals of Poker in Paris.
Cashed in the WSOP more than 40 times
In December of 2000, Mike was hired by PartyPoker.com