Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond

There's not many people in the poker world that don't know the names 'OMGClayAiken', or 'MrSweets28' online.

There's not many people in the poker world that don't know the names 'OMGClayAiken', or 'MrSweets28' online. These aliases belong to the one and only Phil Galfond.

He is one of the biggest characters on the poker scene, and never fails to impress with his ridiculously smart play, and insightful tells. Being a founder of Bluefire Poker, his videos were loved by poker fans and fellow players around the world. This was due to his down to earth nature, and unbelievable knowledge of the game. These videos were based around his nosebleed stakes play around with super high rollers on Full Tilt. Recently, Phil Galfond's overall winnings on Full Tilt poker have exceeded $10m, definitely giving him a concrete spot as one of the best poker players ever.

He also has one WSOP bracelet to his name ($5k PLO event, 2008), with a few close calls too. He was exceedingly close to landing his second bracelet this summer, when he lost HU to Steve Sung in the $25k NLH 6max event. His $744,841 prize for second hopefully softened the blow slightly.

Phil Galfond's huge poker success has naturally landed him seats on poker TV shows such as GSN's High Stakes Poker. Fun Fact: Galfond shot into the limelight, so to speak, when it was reported in 2008 that he bought two identical apartments in New York for a combined price of $3.2m. The reason the press were so interested in this is because he connected the two apartments with a $300k slide...

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High Stakes Poker - Klein Bluffs Galfond

Bill Klein attempts a huge bluff against Phil Galfond in this classic episode of High Stakes Poker from the Bellagio Casino in Las...

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Daniel Negreanu Gets Galfond to Go for It

Daniel 'KidPoker' Negreanu gets Phil Galfond to pay him with far the worst hand

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Online High Stakes - OMGClayAiken vs Denoking

Phil 'OMGClayAiken' Galfond and 'Denoking' involved in a big six figure pot

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Online High Stakes - Denoking vs OMGClayAiken

Phil 'OMGClayAiken' Galfond and Denoking playing a $350k pot online

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Online High Stakes - OMGClayAiken in Great Spot

Phil 'OMGClayAiken' Galfond finds himself in a great spot for a $250k pot

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Niman Kenkre's story is one of the more unusual in the world of high-stakes poker.

Jobs With Doug Polk and Phil Galfond Up for Grabs

Doug Polk and Phil Galfond are on the lookout for fresh blood for their sites.

Online Crusher JNandez Resigns from Upswing Poker

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Phil Galfond is Back!

Although his RunItOnce Poker team are “working very hard”, it was his rather surprising DFS involvement which appeared this week.

It's Been a Year Since Run It Once Poker Site Announcement And It's Still In Development

It's been more than a year since Phil Galfond announced to the world that he would launch a poker site with an estimated roll out date of Q1 in 2017.

Farah Galfond Crushing The Big Game???

When you’re a blonde actress married to a hugely-successful poker player, it’s probably always going to be difficult to get taken seriously.

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Glantz and Touil were at the center of a WSOP ‘angleshooting’ row which saw Glantz calling for the rules to be changed in favor of protecting the integrity of the game.

Phil Galfond Selling His Custom Duplex Apartment Slide

Galfond had the custom-built slide installed in his New York apartment when he bought the place for $3.2 million back in 2008, but when he sold up and moved the slide stayed behind.

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Will Phil Galfond's New Poker Site Challenge PokerStars' Dominance?

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Phil Galfond Steps Into the Ring

Phil Galfond announced he is to launch his very own real money online poker room. He made this announcement on “Run It Once” where he is a poker coach and the sites flagship pro.