Phil Galfond won a WSOP bracelet, and announced he is going to start a vLogging channel. Phil Galfond is the founder of Run It Once. He is also a poker pro. He has decided, like many pros, to start video blogging about his experiences. Galfond provided the announcement during an interview at the World Series of Poker summer series. The first episode of his video blog is already available online.
Galfond is not the only person trying something new. Last week, Doug Polk announced his legitimate news channel. It seems that many people are starting to get the bug about blogging or discussing important concepts.
Phil used Twitter as one way to announce his launch of the RunItOnce YouTube Channel. The first video is of his tournament in the $50k poker player’s championship. He said he will try different content to see what other people want to watch.
The premiere episode hit the web on June 27. Galfond talked about the game and how on Day 3 he went bust, just a little shy of making some money. He also discusses his table draw and strategies he used during the first days of the action. The episode hinted at a personal story between him, Phil Ivey, and New York.
Galfond is from Maryland, and 33 years of age. He has made $2.3 million in live tournaments. He also has three World Series of Poker bracelets now, after his latest win July 2, 2018. The first two bracelets were in 2008 and 2015, respectively. He was playing $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha the first time. In the second game he decided to try $10k 2-7 Draw Lowball No Limit. Galfond has been featured on High Stakes Poker, which runs on the Game Show Network.
After winning the two bracelets, Galfond switched his focus to start Run It Once, which is a website for poker training offered by professionals. The site has a range of training material from Galfond, Jason Koon, Ben Sulsky, Sam Greenwood, and several others.
Galfond also started Run it Up Poker, and unfortunately, the 2016 launch had delays due to personal issues and technical troubles. The site development is still a work in progress, so we have not seen Run It Up poker yet.
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