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Tag: Phil Galfond

The Online Railbird Report: Polk & "Denoking" Keep Things Interesting During Slow Week

It was an uncharacteristically slow week at the high-stakes online cash game tables, but "Denoking" and Doug "WCGRider" Polk kept things interesting.

Ana Marquez Talks Women in Poker and a Major Decline in Spain's Market

Ana Marquez talks about women in poker and how legislation in Spain has destroyed the market.

The Sunday Briefing: Espen Sørlie Chops Sunday Million and FTOPS Main Event for $312K

Espen "Sh4wshank" Sørlie made the final table of the PokerStars Sunday Million and FTOPS Main Event at the same time, ultimately chopping both for more than $300,000!

Daniel "Jungleman" Cates Surpasses $10 Million in Winnings at Full Tilt Poker

After a 26-hour session on Saturday, Daniel Cates surpassed $10 million in career high-stakes cash game earnings at Full Tilt Poker.

Alex "Alexomoon" Luneau Wins $450,000 in Two Days; Viktor Blom Down $750,000 in August

The week started with some very solid action at the nosebleed tables on Full Tilt, with France's Alex "Alexonmoon" Luneau winning $458,365.

Bellagio $100K Summer High Roller Draws 87 Entries; $2.8 Million to the Winner!

The Bellagio in Las Vegas held a $100,000 High Roller event on Friday, creating one of the biggest events in the world this year.

Ask The Pros: Poker Players Championship Strategy with Galfond, Danzer and Mizrachi

The $50,000 Poker Players Championship brings out the best of the best in poker. We spoke with Phil Galfond, Robert Mizrachi, George Danzer and Don Nguyen about how they approach the event.

2014 World Series of Poker Day 14: Ted Gillis and Kory Kilpatrick Win Gold

Ted Gillis and Kory Kilpatrick are the latest 2014 World Series of Poker bracelet winners as five events were in action on Day 14.

WSOP What to Watch For: Galfond Goes for Gold; Hellmuth Top 10 in $10K H.O.R.S.E.

Five events are in action at the 2014 World Series of Poker today, with Phil Galfond going for a second WSOP bracelet and Phil Hellmuth alive for his 14th.

2014 World Series of Poker Day 13: Bracelets for Kitai, Heimiller, and Danzer

Davidi Kitai, Dan Heimiller, and George Danzer each won bracelets on Sunday on one of the busiest days of the 2014 World Series of Poker thus far.

WSOP What To Watch For: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

While the Millionaire Maker gets underway on Day 5 of the 2014 World Series of Poker, Phil Galfond, Eli Elezra and Jason Mercier will be a few of the players competing for a bracelet in other events.

WSOP What to Watch For: Casino Employees, $25K Mixed-Max Events Start Today

The 2014 WSOP starts today, kicking off with Event #1: $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em and Event #2: $25,000 Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em.

Gus Hansen Rides the Rollercoaster While Germans Dominate the High-Stakes Scene

After a great start on Monday, Full Tilt Poker Pro Gus Hansen is now down to -$209,209. Meanwhile, two Germans sit on top of this week's biggest winners list.

The Online Railbird Report: Antonius Week's Biggest Winner, Ivey Loses Again & More

Patrik "FinddaGrind" Antonius finished the week as the biggest winner with $718,952 in 891 hands over five sessions. Phil Ivey loses once again.

The Online Railbird Report: "Trueteller," Jedlicka, & Antonius Win Big; Ivey Does Not

"Trueteller," Niki Jedlicka & Patrik Antonius all had stellar weeks, while "samrostan," Phil Ivey & Alex Kostritsyn did not. Learn all about it here.

The Online Railbird Report: Niki Jedlicka Wins $1.1 Million in Return to Full Tilt Poker

It has been a long time – about 18 months – since we last saw Niki Jedlicka in the Online Railbird Report, but he came back in a big way this week by winning $1,075,177.

The Online Railbird Report: Phil "Polarizing" Ivey Drops $945K; Galfond Wins & More

There was plenty of high-stakes action on Full Tilt Poker this week, and it resulted in four of the biggest names in poker each losing six figures.

The Online Railbird Report: Galfond and Cates Lose $1.1 Million Each; Blom Capitalizes

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom hits a $1.2 million upswing while Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond and Dan "jungleman12" Cates both lose more than a million.

Esfandiari, Trickett, Ivey, Mercier Among 23 Confirmed for WSOP $1 Million One Drop

Antonio Esfandiari, Sam Trickett, Phil Ivey, and Jason Mercier among 23 entries confirmed for the 2014 World Series of Poker $1 Million Big One for One Drop.

Kevin Jonna Wins 2014 L.A. Poker Classic $25,400 Commerce High Roller

Kevin Jonna won the 2014 L.A. Poker Classic $25,400 Commerce High Roller, defeating Matt Marafioti. Jason Koon finished third.

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