PokerCast Episode 250 - Phil Galfond & Howard Lederer Civil Case Settlement
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is high stakes cash game pro and fan favorite Phi Galfond. Phil returns to the program to chat about the climate of the nose bleed cash game scene, his relocation after Black Friday and shares some great Pot Limit Omaha strategy. CardRunners coach 'iRock' provides some great strategy about live poker and iPods in this week's CardRunners.com Strategy Minute. Mike and Adam also spend some time discussing the details of former Full Tilt Poker owner Howard Lederer's settlement with the Department of Justice. In forum static the guys discuss some live tournament results, the upcoming PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and of course give away the password for the December 23rd Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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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