Luke Schwartz advised Galfond to stop the Challenge

Galfond Challenge

Recently, the well-known American poker pro and Run it Once Poker owner, Phil Galfond, announced that he intended to take some break in the Galfond Challenge due to a protracted downstreak, in the course of which he lost almost $1 000 000.

The player explained his decision by saying that he went on tilt, and it became more difficult for him to make the right decisions during the game. Because of this situation, Phil is seriously reflects on giving up.

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While other poker players express words of encouragement to Galfond, the WSOP bracelet holder Luke Schwartz published a post on his Twitter page, giving his opinion pertaining to Phil's decision:

Luke Schwartz

Galfond was traditionally restrained and calm in his reaction:

Phil Galfond

In response, Schwartz wrote that Phil is a «good guy». Luke also said that he just wanted to hype on this topic and laugh at Galfond’s fans, who are so concerned about other people's money. Then, Schwartz advised Phil to avoid freaks, who love action, go ahead and win Perkins money. 

Throughout his poker career, Luke Schwartz has earned more than $1 761 000 in live tournaments. He received the WSOP bracelet and $273 300 for winning the 2-7 lowball tournament worth $10 000 in 2019. The guy’s biggest prize money is $406 700 awarded for the 4th place in The Poker Players Championship event at the WSOP2012.

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