Ep. 178 Australian Poker Open Hype & Is Galfond Washed Up?

Poker Central Podcast Episode 177

Brent and Remko are back with another live show on YouTube in which they tackled a bunch of topics including the Galfond Challenge, the Global Poker Awards, some Aussie Millions Main Event controversy and the Australian Poker Open on PokerGO. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgEuc3VIKaY 00:40 –Brent’s adventures on the Peloton and Antonio Esfandiari joining

Ep. 177 Awards Season & Galfond Challenge

Poker Central Podcast

Recorded live for the first time and broadcast on YouTube, Brent and Remko tackled some hard-hitting topics! https://youtu.be/rb7UwYS9SAE 01:13 – This week on the show! Breaking down the semifinal of the Global Poker Awards, Galfond Challenge, and all the action down in Australia. 01:58 – Brent & Remko recap their weekend

Phil Galfond Eliminated by Sean Winter

Jorryt van Hoof limped under the gun and Phil Galfond limped the button. Both Sean Winter and Ben Yu came along from the blinds, and the flop landed [Js4dAs] and action checked to Galfond. Galfond bet 12,000, and Winter check-raised to 62,000. Yu and van Hoof folded, and Galfond reraised pot

Phil Galfond Eliminated by Anthony Zinno

No-Limit Hold'em Phil Galfond raised to 12,000 on the button and Anthony Zinno three-bet to 110,000 from the small blind. Galfond called all in for slightly less. Galfond: [TcTh] Zinno: [QdJd] The board ran out [9h9sAh3cQh] and Galfond was eliminated.

Two Ace-Kings and a Chop

No-Limit Hold'em Cary Katz limped in from under the gun and Phil Galfond limped the button. From the small blind, Anthony Zinno raised to 32,500. From the big blind, Brian Rast announced he was all in for 132,500. Katz announced he was all in for roughly 335,000. Galfond and Zinno both folded. Katz:

Full House for Chance Kornuth

Pot-Limit Omaha Phil Galfond raised to 10,000 in the cutoff and Chance Kornuth called from the big blind. The flop landed [8hTh2h] and Kornuth check-called a bet of 5,000 before the [Kc] checked through on the turn. The river fell the [8c] and Kornuth bet out 25,000 and Galfond called. Kornuth tabled his [8d6d4s2s]

Ten-Nine for Phil Galfond

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw Anthony Zinno raised to 5,000 from under the gun and Nick Salem called on the button, as did Phil Galfond from the big blind. Galfond and Zinno drew one, while Salem drew two and action checked through. Galfond fanned his [Tx9x5x4x2x] and both Zinno and Salem mucked.