What is Phil Galfond’s Net Worth?
Phil Galfond is one of the most reputable American poker players who has won quite a number of tournaments both online and on the physical casinos. He has won various world class poker games including the World Series of poker bracelet. This includes the buy-in pot-limit Omaha which earned him $5000. Because of his success as a poker player, he has been appearing as a high-stake player on various seasons of GSN’s High-Stakes Poker. Actually, before Galfond started playing professional poker, he was a counselor at Camp Tall Timbers.
Tournaments Won and Successes
It is said that, by July 2013 the total live tournament winnings of Galfond exceeded $1,800,000. In fact, Galfond’s nine cashes at the WSOP worth $1,705,999 accounted most of his winnings.
He earn an estimated amount of $817,781 at the rebuy event of the World Series Poker back in 2008.During the same year, he managed to win $5,000 in the pot-limit Omaha. During this World Series tournament he vanquished his top competitor Adam Hourani at the heads-up play. Also, at the World Series, he was featured at the final table with the world’s most talented poker players including Phil Hellmuth, John Juanda and others.
During the 2006 WSOP, he was the runners up and managed to acquire $25,000 in this No Limit Hold’em tournament. This six handed tournament increased his earnings by $744,841.
In 2008, during the $25,000 buy-in World Poker Tour No Limit Hold’em Championship Event which he finished 70th, he earned about $39,570.
Also, during the 2006 Grand Casiono Tunica WSOP Circuit event, Galfond finished in 18th place. At this world event he was able to earn $22,895.
Galfond’s Earnings Through Online Poker
He is well known online poker player where he takes part in high stakes poker cash games. These cash games typically range from $200-$400 stakes and above. Galfond’s favorite online poker games include the pot limit Omaha and no-limit Texas hold ’em tables on Full Tilt Poker. His online poker alias is OMGClayAiken.
It is estimated that he has a life time net worth of over 8 million dollars in the internet poker play only. Typically, he is one of the most successful poker players in history. Galfond said that, he chose that nickname so that other players would be ashamed to lose to him.
Legal actions were taken against online poker on April 15, 2011 in the US, famously known as Black Friday. Because of this, he decided to relocate to Vancouver, Canada so that he could manage to continue playing online poker.
So what is Phil Galfond actually worth?
Generally, with all these tournaments he was won both in the World Series of Poker and in the internet, his net worth cannot be precisely calculated. However, by 2013, Galfond’s all-time earnings were around $10,000,000. His net worth is estimated to be around the $20 million mark.
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