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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How Tom Dwan's WILD Image Wins Him the MAX!

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Top 5 Poker Misconceptions

Phil Galfond breaks down the top 5 poker misconceptions. Grab $5 completely free with no deposit Here. 

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Twitch Poker Moments ep. 100

Episode 100 of the best Twitch poker highlights this month. Start your journey with $20 free play Here. 

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The Barry Greenstein Problem

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Fedor Holz and High Stakes PLO!

Joey Ingram and Phil Galfond break down a hand the Fedor Holz played during a high stakes PLO cash game on partypoker recently. Fe...

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Is Men 'The Master' Nguyen an ANGLESHOOTER?!

Lots of players have 'interesting' stories about old school player Men "The Master" Nguyen, including Phil Galfond, Daniel Negrean...

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Phil Galfond on this INSANE $150,000 Bluff!

Phil Galfond joins Joey Ingram as he breaks down a classic hand he played on the legendary High Stakes Poker series where amateur ...

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Phil Galfond's WSOP $10k PLO8 Bracelet Hunt

Phil Galfond won his third WSOP bracelet in the $10,000 PLO8 Championship this summer and now shares some of his thought...

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ChicagoJoey - How to Escape DOWNSWINGS w/ Phil Galfond

Downswings are a big part of every poker players life, and in this episode of "Real Poker Talk", Phil Galfond joins Joey Ingram to...

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ChicagoJoey - Can I REALLY Fold This River??

Phil Galfond joins Joey Ingram for a series of Pot Limit Omaha strategy videos where they will be analysing and breaking down some...

Phil Galfond Recalls Getting Booted From High Stakes Poker for Being Bad TV

Phil was 22 years old at the time and had been crushing online action for the past three years

Phil Galfond Posts Public Statement on Bullying in the Poker Community

Phil Galfond has written a public statement about Doug Polk, following a significant backlash related to recent news

Phil Galfond and Dan “Jungleman” Cates Provide Free PLO Strategy Videos

If you're currently paying for poker coaching and strategy tips in Pot Limit Omaha, you may very well be throwing your money away

Phil Galfond Must Lose 20lbs and Gain 40k Followers to Win $10k Prop Bet

Phil Galfond has decided the best way to get in shape and increase his social media following is by launching a $10k prop bet

David “Bakes” Baker Fires Shots at Phil Galfond Over Adding Brian Hastings to Run It Once Coaching Lineup

David Baker has posted an angry tweet directed at Phil Galfond over the signing of Brian Hastings as an Elite MTT coach

Jungleman Threatens to Take Phil Galfond Down

Dan “Jungleman” Cates has threatened to take Phil Galfond’s “ass down and clip his wings,” in a video interview with Brandon Adams

Phil Galfond saves Negreanu vs Polk Grudge Match after Bill Perkins Causes Trouble Over Rules!

The Grudge Match of the Century between Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk blew up in a massive row over the rules

Inside Mike Postle’s $330million Defamation Conspiracy Lawsuit: Who He Is Suing And Why

Now with access to the details of the complaint, we investigate not only who Postle is suing, but exactly why…

Junglemans Descent Into Darkness Video Goes Viral

Jungleman’s descent into a villainous role came about on the back of his recent mini-match against Phil Galfond

Calls to Boycott Venetian Poker Room over Rake Grab Claims

The Venetian Poker Room in Las Vegas has been fiercely criticised for its latest tournament series