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Phil Galfond halts his challenge vs VeniVidi1993 being over 900.000€ in the red

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Defrag   Poland. Feb 17 2020 15:19. Posts 4814

It looks like the Galfonds challenge that is running from half a month might be already over.

Galfond and ‘VeniVidi1993’ have battled across 15 sessions at €100-€200 PLO on Run It Once Poker, Galfond’s online poker site to promote the site. Through those 15 sessions, 9,927 hands were played and Galfond was down €900,240.17. The three most recent sessions have set Galfond back €419,016.77 alone.

Phil said the two had six more sessions planned in February and that missing those sessions will see Galfond take a per-session penalty of about €3,000 each. Galfond and ‘VeniVidi1993’ were planning to play 25,000 hands, with Galfond risking €200,000 in side action to the €100,000 of ‘VeniVidi1993.’ In his note, Galfond said he is going to suspend playing anymore sessions against ‘VeniVidi1993’ until at least March 1.

When March 1 rolls around, Galfond will decide if he’s going to continue to battle with ‘VeniVidi1993’ or call it off. If Galfond does elect to call it off and accept defeat, he’ll have to pay ‘VeniVidi1993’ the €200,000 side bet money.

“I hope I feel prepared to come back and put on a good show for you all, but I know that realistically, as much as I don’t want to, there’s a chance I’ll have to just take the loss,” Galfond said.

    Challenge Results To Date
    Hands Played Daily Winner Amount Won

    Day 1 (Jan. 22) 655 VeniVidi1993 €72,572.68
    Day 2 (Jan. 23) 715 Phil Galfond €2,615.26
    Day 3 (Jan. 24) 557 VeniVidi1993 €84,437.52
    Day 4 (Jan. 25) 581 VeniVidi1993 €17,544.87
    Day 5 (Jan. 27) 726 VeniVidi1993 €155,063.52
    Day 6 (Jan. 28) 703 VeniVidi1993 €13.31
    Day 7 (Jan. 30) 823 VeniVidi1993 €52,057.13
    Day 8 (Jan. 31) 940 VeniVidi1993 €60,743.37
    Day 9 (Feb. 1) 446 VeniVidi1993 €12,706.51
    Day 10 (Feb. 3) 696 VeniVidi1993 €100,993.30
    Day 11 (Feb. 4) 741 VeniVidi1993 €15,647.36
    Day 12 (Feb. 6) 622 Phil Galfond €87,940.91
    Day 13 (Feb. 7) 470 VeniVidi1993 €267,949.70
    Day 14 (Feb. 8) 593 VeniVidi1993 €48,473.73
    Day 15 (Feb. 9) 659 VeniVidi1993 €102,593.34
    – – – –
    Total 9,927 VeniVidi1993 €900,240.17

Galfond still has plenty of more people lined up against him - details say he's to go against Bill Perkins, Brandon Adams, Chance Kornuth, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, and high-stakes online poker player ‘ActionFreak.’ Those matches have their own specific terms, stakes, and length of play, but no timetable has been set for when they will take place.

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Rinny   United States. Feb 18 2020 02:43. Posts 600

haha wrecked


Baalim   Mexico. Feb 18 2020 07:03. Posts 33237

Luke Schwartz made a very rude tweet to Phil but he had one good point, it was a big mistake to play a "random gto bot", it was very likely he was going to be a big dog and also there isnt much glory or buzz if he defeats venividi

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TimDawg    United States. Feb 18 2020 22:49. Posts 10192


  On February 18 2020 06:03 Baalim wrote:
Luke Schwartz made a very rude tweet to Phil but he had one good point, it was a big mistake to play a "random gto bot", it was very likely he was going to be a big dog and also there isnt much glory or buzz if he defeats venividi


saw that

and Phil responded in such a nice way that Luke kind of backed off his original tweet lmao

online bob is actually a pretty smart person, not at all like the creepy fucker that sits in the sofa telling me he does nasty shit to me when im asleep - pinball 

Santafairy   Korea (South). Feb 19 2020 07:45. Posts 1724

More like vici

It seems to be not very profitable in the long run to play those kind of hands. - Gus Hansen 

Syntax   United States. Feb 19 2020 21:58. Posts 4412

brutal

wut wut wut 

Nitewin   United States. Feb 19 2020 22:35. Posts 1200


  Come on, Luke ????

Call me a delusional, outmatched washed-up, nice(?) nerd all you want, but don’t act like I’m dodging our challenge. We’ll play when I’m done with a few of these, probably after WSOP, as we’ve discussed & planned. Do I have to post our texts?

- Galfond

 Last edit: 19/02/2020 22:36

spets1   Australia. Feb 23 2020 12:40. Posts 2123

so nobody knows who this vinni is?

hola 

Stroggoz   New Zealand. Feb 23 2020 13:06. Posts 4604

he is random gto reg #271

supposed to have greenstar not bracelet 

Spitfiree   Bulgaria. Feb 29 2020 01:45. Posts 8997

How would Bill Perkins find the time to play 25k hands


whammbot   Belarus. Mar 05 2020 20:30. Posts 398

durr is the goat

visit my personal entertainment blog https://foundaz.com 

NewbSaibot   United States. Mar 22 2020 06:50. Posts 4843

According to P5's Veni rage quit today's session. Lost 2 hands in a row and split. Galfond only down like 300k now.

listening to edzwoo has made u a nit... *sigh* - ZalforLast edit: 22/03/2020 06:51

SpasticInk   Sweden. Mar 23 2020 17:51. Posts 6291

Lol, what a crazy comeback


Baalim   Mexico. Mar 24 2020 05:14. Posts 33237


  On March 22 2020 05:50 NewbSaibot wrote:
According to P5's Veni rage quit today's session. Lost 2 hands in a row and split. Galfond only down like 300k now.



lol this is turning out to be great, such drama

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hiems   United States. Mar 28 2020 17:08. Posts 1589


 Last edit: 28/03/2020 19:35

 



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