MrSweets28 is 58th on the list of biggest poker winners tracked by HighstakesDB. The data is based on 392621 hands played and his total cash game profits amount to $1,218,659.
Phil Galfond is an American poker professional born in 1985 in North Potomac, Maryland. He is also one of Tom Dwan’s friends. A puzzling thing about Galfond was his exclusion from Tom Dwan’s $1 million challenge, which the New Jersey Wonderkid issued to the entire professional poker world, with his lone exception. Experts have since concluded that Dwan just didn’t want to end up battling him and possibly taking money from a friend.
As a result of the USA online Poker Ban. Phil Galfond moved over the boarder to Vancouver Canada in order to be able to return to Pokerstars highest cash games. Where he plays mostly PLO under the Nick Name "MrSweets28".
The highlight of Phil Galfond’s tournament career is the WSOP bracelet he’s secured in 2008, in the $5,000 PL Omaha with Rebuys event, where he pocketed $817,781, getting the better of Adam Hourani heads-up. That wasn’t his only WSOP success though. He landed in the money no fewer than 6 times in various events. He’s also scored a cash in a WPT event once.
Known online on Full Tilt Poker as OMGClayAiken, Galfond plays on the $200/$400 levels and above. His favorite games are the NL Holdem and PL Omaha ones, were he been extremely succesfull. However during a couple of months, he also gave fixed limit $1500/3000 H.O.R.S.E. a try, which resulted in a 2 million loss for Galfond.
Phil Galfond’s all time tournament winnings are said to be around the $1 million mark, although it’s fairly certain that his cash game winnings are far in excess of that since he won more than $7 million last year on Full Tilt Poker.