Ben Lamb



 

Ben “Benba” Lamb is known for being an online high-stakes PLO player with his rise to fame coming this year with such a dominant 2011 WSOP. The 26-year-old poker pro can extremely close to winning his first ever WSOP bracelet in a $3k PLO tournament. However, undeterred by this setback, he won the bracelet in the $10k PLO Championship only a few weeks later

He has also final tabled the $50K Poker Players Championship and his most recent achievement includes reaching the final table for the 2011 November 9 Main Event. With that said, the wins haven’t just been coming of late, Ben has won over $3.6 million in lifetime tournaments and has 11 career titles. He has won over $1.1 million online and this is not even including cash games.

In 2010, “Benba” won the the SCOOP Event for a $66k score and one of his biggest cashes was when he finished 14th in the WSOP Main Event in 2009. That same year he also won the FTOPS online tournament and walked away with $146k. He started taking poker seriously back in 2006 and one of the challenges he won was the Scotty Nguyen Poker Challenge 11 and that was for $50k. He also won the event with the 2006 U.S Poker Championship for $500.

Ben “Benba” Lamb was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Currently he’s relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada and loves it because its much closer to the action. He started playing poker when he was attending the Trinity University that was located in San Antonio around 2004.

When he realized how good he was at poker he decided to drop out of school and focus more on his game because it was his passion and what he enjoyed doing. He also feels that if he manages his money well thanks to his winnings online and the WSOP cash, that he should be covered for life and he plans on having a good one.

Ben “Benba” Lamb always has felt like luck has been on his side when he plays poker. It doesn’t matter how things might be going that everything turns around for him and that he is able to put in a very good game and walk away with some major wins. He also still believes that luck might just help him out at the 2011 WSOP November 9 final table.

He feels that it’s important to take the shots because if you miss out on opportunities then you’ll never know how much you might have gotten from those shots. It’s a big opportunity worth the risk and taking shots helps to boost the bankroll exponentially.

Ben “Benba” Lamb goes into the 2011 WSOP November Nine with 20,875,000 in chips and the 5th ranked stack. He’s at seat 4 and a good chance of claiming his first main event title.

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