Phil Galfond – If You Don’t Laugh, You’ll Cry

RunItOnce wizard cracks wise about over $1 million in losses.

The whole “asking for a friend” gag just took another step forward as Phil Galfond tweeted this needle at himself yesterday in the wake of a massive thrashing at the high-stakes tables as the hands of the dangerous Victor “Isildur1” Blom.

In case you hadn’t heard, it was just a few days ago that Galfond and Blom tangled over at the nosebleed tables of Full Tilt Poker. According to HighStakesDB, the pair 4-tabled at the $300/$600 PLO tables for almost 12 hours where Blom ran hot and closed out the session having taken $883k profit off of Galfond.

While anyone would sweat a downswing of that magnitude, it’s likely that Galfond is still going to have a roof over his head tonight as, according to his results chart, he’s still roughly a $7 million dollar online winner to date despite his $1.2 million dollar 2014 deficit.

So how will Galfond get back on track? Bluff Magazine editor Lance Bradley has an idea…

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