Phil Hellmuth Becomes Brand Ambassador for

Phil Hellmuth Becomes Brand Ambassador for

Phil Hellmuth has signed an agreement to serve blockchain gaming platform as an official gaming ambassador. According to a statement released by the decentralized platform, the “Poker Brat” represents a perfect fit for the business as he has a reputation for being disruptive at the tables, which ties in with’s goal of “disrupting the gaming industry” via its innovative concept that allows users to act as both a player and the house.


Founded in 2017, runs offices out of Las Vegas, Panama and the United Kingdom. The site’s Main-net runs on the VeChain platform, a cryptocurrency focusing on financial services and smart contracts that is currently ranked 17th overall with a market cap of $1.42 billion.

As mentioned, allows for “decentralized betting”, and provides a safe and transparent environment for players who are able to verify the authenticity of all wagers made on the site. According to a statement, the site is committed to changing the way people gamble online, and elaborating on the recruitment of Phil Helmuth as a brand ambassador, explains:

“Hellmuth brings a lifetime of poker and gambling experience, expertise and relationships to the DBET family. He is aligned with our goal of changing the way people play online and committed to helping us make the best gaming platform in the world. He believes in what we’re doing and has been proudly wearing our gear at the WSOP and other premier poker events this year.”

Hellmuth a Perfect Fit

In terms of publicity and exposure, few other pros can come close to Phil Hellmuth, with the 53 year-old pro making regular appearances across television and other mainstream media, including enjoying a 276k following on Twitter. It’s not just the player’s outgoing and temperamental personality that has made him one of the game’s most-recognizable pros, though, as he is also one of poker’s most successful pros.

Throughout a career dating back to 1987, Hellmuth has amassed a massive $22,329,915 in tournament winnings, placing him at number one of Wisconsin’s ‘All Time Money List’, as well as 12th in the world overall. In 1989, Hellmuth took down the $10k WSOP Main Event for $755,000, but since then his bracelet tally has risen to 14, making him the WSOP’s top accolade holder. He was subsequently inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 20007, joining other legendary players of the game, including the likes of Doyle Brunson, Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, and Erik Seidel.

Currently in Action at WSOP

Hellmuth is in currently in action at the WSOP Main Event taking place in Las Vegas, and over the years has become known for his dramatic entrances. This has included turning up dressed as General Patton, Julius Caesar, a boxer, and a NASCAR driver. This year, Hellmuth subsequently paid tribute to the Marvel character Thor, and showed up sporting DBET logos on his costume, in addition to being surrounded by a gathering of stunning girls wearing Wonder Woman outfits.

This year’s WSOP Main Event drew a field of 7,874 players, making it the second biggest Main Event ever held, with a whopping $8.5 million prize now awaiting its ultimate champion. The prestigious tournament costs $10,000 to enter, and is spread across 13 days running from July 2 to July 14. Each player is given a starting stack of $50k chips, and after entering the event on Day 1C, Hellmuth managed to survive the more than 12 hour grueling session nursing a healthy stack of 63,700.


In the interest of transparency, Hellmuth posted a message on his Twitter account providing some details as to his sponsorship arrangement with As he wrote:

“For the Record: I signed a deal w @Decent_Bet months ago. I received 2 Million DBet coins ($280,000 at the time) and I bought 1 million DBets w my own money: $100,000 (10 cents a coin). I am an advisor, an ambassador, and I currently own 3 Million coins.”