High-stakes poker legend Phil Galfond was on the wrong end of a cold deck that cost him a $40,000 pot.

During Tuesday’s session of his “Galfond Challenge” heads-up match against Chance Kornuth, Galfond lost with quad fours against Kornuth’s six-high straight flush.

The two are playing $100-$200 pot-limit Omaha on WSOP.com for 35,000 hands. At the end of the match, the winner will earn the money won, along with a hefty side bet. In this match, Kornuth is being laid 4-to-1 on…

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