Ben Lamb

Ben Lamb is a professional poker player from the United States of America and is the top poker player in the world if you take into account the 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year rankings where he is the current leader in the point’s standings. He is also a member of the 2011 November Nine. As of 2011, he has won the World Series of Poker championship bracelet on one occasion and has also been on the World Series of Poker final table on four occasions, of which three were in the Pot Limit Omaha and the other in the mix-format in the 8 game. What makes him unique is that in the last three World Series of Poker Championships, he has had at least three money finishes. His favorite event is the No Limit Hold ‘em Poker where he has also won two championships, one in the Spring Championship of Online Poker and the other in the United States Poker Championship.

Ben Lamb entered the world of professional poker during the 2004 year and since then, he has established himself as one of the top poker players in the world, regularly getting money finishes and winning championships. His first professional title was in the United States Poker Championships where he won the No Limit Hold ‘em Poker event in the $ 400 category where he was competing with 399 other people.  Another notable victory achieved by Ben Lamb was the 2010 Spring Championship of Online Poker where he won in the $ 109 No Limit Hold ‘em event. He defeated a field that had 4,204 players to win the prize pot of almost $ 67,000.

All in all, he has had 12 money finishes in the World Series of Poker Championships with ranks as follows: 2006, he was 1st, a feat he repeated in 2007, 2009 he was 3rd and he repeated this feat again in 2010 and finally, he was 4th in the 2011 event. Lamb has been one of the foremost professional poker players in the history of the game, particularly online poker where he is one of the biggest draws at any event he takes part in. he hails from the Tulsa region of Oklahoma and although some websites list him as hailing from Las Vegas in Nevada, it is actually wrong. All in all, he has had more money finishes at his tender age than most other poker players.