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...

Read More
4 weeks ago137ChicagoJoey,

Published 4 weeks ago

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...

1 month ago490ChicagoJoey,

Published 1 month ago

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...

2 months ago369ChicagoJoey,

Published 2 months ago

PokerLife Podcast - With Phil Galfond

Joey Ingram  invites Phil Galfond back on his PokerLife Podcast to discuss the recent update that Phil released for his long ...

2 months ago263ChicagoJoey,

Published 2 months ago

PokerLife Podcast - Run It Once & the Future of Poker

It's a late Sunday for Chicago Joey Ingram and he fires up his PokerLife Podcast to chat to his viewers, talking about Phil Galfon...

1 year ago1,768BestPokerVids,

Published 1 year ago

Phil Galfond Is EMBARRASSED To Lose Like This

Online legend Phil Galfond faces a tough decision in the NBC Heads Up championship. He faces Vanessa Selbst in the third round, an...

1 year ago1,479BestPokerVids,

Published 1 year ago

Vegas Poker - Phil Galfond Shows Guts!

In this great "Vegas Poker" hand, Phil Galfond plays a very marginal hand after calling a raise with suited connectors and shows s...

1 year ago1,671joeingram1,

Published 1 year ago

PokerLife Podcast - With Guest Phil Galfond

Online poker phenom Phil Galfond joins Joey Ingram for an episode of the Poker Life Podcast. They chat about married life, living ...

1 year ago1,871BestPokerVids,

Published 1 year ago

National Heads-Up Poker Championship - Selbst Vs Galfond

Phil Galfond and Vanessa Selbst play awesome heads-up poker in their third round tie in the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Champions...

2 years ago3,746PokerTube,

Published 2 years ago

Faraz Jaka on his GPL team, Bay 101 and Alex Dreyfus

Faraz Jaka recently got the role as manager for one of twelve teams in the Global Poker League, San Francisco Rush. In the draft h...

2 years ago8,608BestPokerVids,

Published 2 years ago

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...

Phil & Farah Galfond Are Expecting A Baby!

Phil Galfond has had every player waiting with baited breath for updates on RunItOnce poker site – and when it came - it was an entirely unexpected one…

Business & Industry, 2 months ago

Phil Galfond Defends Controversial RunItOnce Policy

Phil Galfond has put out the first in a series of press releases which will act as apologia for the decisions made by the dev team.

Online Poker , 3 months ago

RunItOnce Poker Site To Launch This Summer!

Phil Galfond’s much-anticipated online poker site, RunItOnce, is set to open this summer.

Niman Kenkre: How to Become a High Stakes Poker Player

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

In a surprise announcement, top online pro and PLO coach Fernando ‘JNandez87’ Habegger has left Upswing Poker.

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.

'Scumbag' Sammy Angleshoots Glantz

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.