Born in 1985, Phil 'OMGClayAiken' Galfond is a professional poker player from North Potomac, Maryland. Galfond attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison and currently resides in Vancouver, Canada. Phil began playing poker in 2003 focusing on sit-n-go tournaments for the first 2-2.5 years. He switched to No Limit cash games and eventually moved over to Pot Limit Omaha. You can now find him playing in the biggest PLO games available online and he has been featured on seasons 4 and 6 of GSN's High Stakes Poker.
Phil had two cashes in the 2006 World Series of Poker and followed that up with two more in 2007. At the 2008 WSOP, Galfond won his first bracelet in the $5,000 buy-in pot-limit Omaha with rebuys event for just shy of $818,000. Hendon Mob lists his live tournament earnings as approaching $1 million.
Phil posts on 2+2 under the handle “jman28.” Learn more about Phil Galfond
Pokercasts Featuring Phil Galfond
|Episode 56||Pokercast Episode 56 - Phil Galfond, Nolan Dalla & Entourage||January 27, 2009|
|Episode 221||PokerCast Episode 221 - Phil Galfond, Taylor Caby & SCOOP Coverage||May 15, 2012|
|Episode 250||PokerCast Episode 250 - Phil Galfond & Howard Lederer Civil Case Settlement||December 19, 2012|
|Episode 310||Pokercast Episode #310 - Phil Galfond, Joe Tall and the IGNA Conference||March 26, 2014|
|Episode 338||Pokercast Episode 338 - Phil Galfond, Farah Fath and Ben Tollerene||October 29, 2014|
|Episode 386||Poker Cast 386 - Max Steinberg, Phil Galfond & PokerStars VIP Changes||November 5, 2015|
|Episode 433||Pokercast 433 - Phil Galfond: RIO Poker and Strategy Talk!||October 14, 2016|