MrSweets28 Profile 2017
"MrSweets28" is the alias that Phil Galfond uses on Pokerstars. Phil Galfond, who is considered by many to be one of the top online cash game players in the world, plays under "OMGClayAiken" on Full Tilt Poker.
According to HighStakesDB.com, Phil Galfond is the fourth biggest cash game winner in the history of Full Tilt Poker. According to the site, Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond has made over $6.43 million on Full Tilt Poker, putting him in the same company as players such as Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius.
Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond has very strong Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold'em games, but he definitely seems to have a preference for PLO. While playing under his "MrSweets28" alias on Pokerstars, Galfond almost exclusively plays Pot Limit Omaha.
During his time on Pokerstars, Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond has engaged in some notable battles against the likes of Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu. The battles between Blom and Galfond are especially interesting as they pit Blom's ultra-aggressiveness against Galfond's deliberate and calculating style.
Galfond, who started his online poker career playing $10 SNGs, is one of the few players who has made a million dollars on both Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker.
Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond's success in online cash games has started to earn him invites to shows such as "High Stakes Poker" and "Poker After Dark". The highlight of Galfond's time on TV is probably highlighted by this hand against Eli Elezra:
Galfond burst into the spotlight in June of 2008 when he took down the $5k Pot Limit Omaha (w/ Rebuys) event at the World Series of Poker for over $800k. Galfond's victory was particularly notable due to the fact that he successfully navigated through one of the most stacked final tables of all time (Daniel Negreanu, David Benyamine, Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth Jr. all made the final table as well, just to name a few). Galfond's win was no fluke, and he earned the admiration of every player at the final table.
Tom "durrrr" Dwan is especially impressed by Galfond's game, as Dwan listed Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond as the only person that he wouldn't play in the "durrrr Challenge".
Galfond also has a couple of business interests that have ties to the poker world, including PokerStatic.com and BlueFirePoker.com.
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