Phil Galfond

Phil Galfond
  • Name:
    Phil Galfond
  • DOB:
    16th Jan 1985
  • Birth Place:
    North Potomac, Maryland
  • Sponsor:
  • Screen Name:
    OMGClayAiken (FullTilt) MrSweets20 (PokerStars


As widely respected for his poker teaching as he is for his online prowess, Phil Galfond is one of the most successful online high stakes cash players of all-time, with $10m in online winnings to his name. He has translated that success into the live tournament arena when he picked up a bracelet and $817,781 in 2008 in the $5k PLO rebuy event.
Through his training videos at, and subsequently, he has tutored and inspired players everywhere to think and play like a modern online pro. Following Black Friday, he moved from the United States to Canada in order to continue playing online.

Interview: Nik Persuad Meets Phil Galfond

Greatest Hands

  • Galfond outplays Laak

  • Sample of Phil Galfond’s Philosophy