Cliff Josephy

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Cliff Josephy
Cliff Joesphy (johnnybax).jpg
Josephy after winning the $1,500 seven-card stud event at the 2005 World Series of Poker.
Nickname(s) JohnnyBax
Residence Syosset, New York
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Money finish(es) 7
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
386th, 2008
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 6

Cliff D. Josephy is an American professional poker player from Syosset, New York.

At the 2005 World Series of Poker (WSOP), Josephy won a bracelet in the $1,500 seven-card stud event, defeating Kirill Gerasimov in the final heads-up confrontation. He has also finished in the money in several World Poker Tour (WPT) events. At the 2013 World Series of Poker Josephy won the $3000 No limit Hold'em Shootout to win his second bracelet.

Cliff Josephy has earned a level of success in live events that his real name is fairly well known, but he is still known by the screen name "JohnnyBax" on the Internet. At different times he has been the number one ranked online poker tournament player on

Josephy also works as a poker instructor. Together with Eric Haber he has produced numerous training videos featuring professional players as they play poker online.[1]

As of 2013, his total live tournament winnings exceed $2,400,000.[2]

World Series of Poker Bracelets
Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2005 $1,500 Seven Card Stud $192,150
2013 $3,000 No Limit Hold'em Shootout $299,486


  1. ^ PokerXFactor
  2. ^ Hendon Mob tournament results

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