Galfond Challenge: "Venividi1993" beat Galfond and won $73 000

Galfond Challenge

Yesterday, the first heads-up battle of Galfond Challenge started. The online poker player under the nickname "Venividi1993" became the opponent of Run It Once Poker owner.

On the first day of heads-up battle, 655 hands out of planned 25 000 ones were played. According to the results of the first day, Venividi won $72 528 from Galfond. The game has been carried out during the four hours at the limits of €100/ €200 PLO.

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Despite the negative result, Galfond commented on the first day of Challenge very positively. Phil said that he expected the game to be fast and aggressive, and as a result, he would feel lost. However, Galfond was optimistic and that didn't happen. He added that he would continue playing in his manner which would help him to be stronger. Phil also praised his opponent and said that "Venividi1993" played very well.

The battle between Galfond and “Venividi1993” is far from over. The poker players played less than 3% of the stipulated number of hands. Today, the second day of heads-up battle between Galfond and Venividi will be held. You can watch the broadcasting on Twitch.

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