Ben Lamb is a professional poker player from Tulsa Oklahoma. He was born March 31st 1985. He's one of the young guns on the poker tour and has been tearing up the tournaments since his arrival. He officially turned pro in 2004 and has been winning ever since.
His first big win came in 2006 when he won the United States Poker Championship for $60,000. This would be the first of many wins in his career.
Bens claim to fame and most notable win came at the 2011 WSOP. He would make the final table of the Main Event and be part of the November Nine. He would eventually finish in 3rd place but take home $4 million in the process.
This cash would bring his total winnings to over $6.5 million lifetime.
While many of his cashes pale in comparison to that of the Main Event, he does have some bigger cashes in big events.
2011 would be his biggest year by far. Along with the Main Event money, he would win his first bracelet in the PLO event for $814,000. This would bring his total to 5 final tables at the WSOP. With 4 of them coming in non-hold em events.
He would make 4 final tables at the 2011 WSOP and win the bracelet along with a 3rd and runner up spot. This would put in him position to win player of the year honors for that year.
Ben has some other big cashes in the PCA events where he finished runner up.
Adding to his live casino winnings is another $1 million in online winnings. His largest cash online was in the FTOP Events no.8 where won $146,000. He goes by the name benba online and plays at both Full tilt and Poker Stars.
Other online wins include a SCOOP event and the Sunday Second Chance. He has over 20 final tables online, many of them majors as well.
Overall, Ben Lamb is one of the better players in the world. He has a total of 80 cashes online and live in major tournaments. This is no small feat and one that many players would be jealous of.
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