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Galfond Challenge at a live poker table for the first time

Galfond Challenge at a live poker table

​The poker community hasn't watched the Omaha challenge with Phil Galfond for a long time. As part of this challenge, Phil Galfond has already won over €100 000 from "VeniVidi1993", almost €265 000 from "ActionFreak", €86 000 from Daniel Cates and $976 500 from Chance Kornuth.

In addition, Galfond also has an unfinished battle against Bill Perkins, in which he has already won over $90 000.

Nevertheless, Phil launched another challenge against the American player Brandon Adams.

Read also: Bryn Kenney accepted Douglas Polk's heads-up challenge

The main feature of this challenge is that it takes place at the live poker table in Resorts World Las Vegas casino. Instead of a distance with a certain number of hands, the players set a time limit of 40 hours.

The poker players have already played the first session, which lasted eight hours. During this session, Galfond managed to lose a little less than one buy-in, namely $16 000.

Results of the first session

Galfond wrote on his Twitter page:

Galfond's post

The poker players have already returned to the table to play their second session and its result will soon be known. As for Brandon Adams, he won over $5 198 000 in live tournaments. His biggest cash prize in the entire career was $819 000 for the first place in $50 000 event at Poker Masters 2017 in Las Vegas.

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