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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