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Popular high-stakes online pro Phil Galfond has filed a lawsuit in Texas against William Murphy, the primary owner of Bluefire Poker, the poker video training…
Galfond Files Suit Against BlueFirePoker Founder, Alleges Nonpayment

BlueFirePoker claims Galfond severed ties after the company would not renegotiate his contract.


“Phil Galfond’s Bluefire Poker,” as it is known to many, has lost its eponymous lead instructor. Along with creating some of the most watched…
Phil Galfond Leaves Bluefire Poker

Original announcement deleted as the training site’s lead instructor says he is stepping down.


poker training site adds four new instructors to the team to bring MTT videos.
Bluefire Poker Announces New Team of MTT Instructors

Phil Galfond’s training site expands in to the multi-table tournament arena with four new instructor signings.


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