Phil Hellmuth Rumors Escalate: Signing Blockbuster Deal With PokerStars?

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Ace King
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Phil Hellmuth

The face of for many years now, World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth is rumored to be leaving as part of what might be the biggest cash endorsement deal in the history of poker. 

One operator tells  “He is signing with PokerStars and was offered an amount he could not refuse.”

None of this has been confirmed by as of yet.

“This will be the biggest news in poker in the coming months,” the operator added.

The rumors grew legs when Hellmuth was seen recently at a PokerStars North American Poker Tour event without his garb.

Hellmuth’s likeness remains plastered all over the website as of Thanksgiving Day. The poker pro himself has not referenced the rumors on his Twitter page.

For now, rumors of Hellmuth’s exodus from remain pure speculation.  Those claiming to be “in the know” say it’s only about money and has nothing to do with any dissatisfaction Hellmuth might have with 

America’s third largest online poker room, continues to sign new pros on a regular basis including Amazing Race contestant Maria Ho last week.

Last year, Hellmuth was voted one of's Jenny Woo's 10 Sexiest Poker Players. 

- Ace King,