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Matthew Haugen Leads Day 4, Benger Close Behind

Griffin Benger
Griffin Benger

Day 4 of the 2014 WSOP Main Event is done.

291 players made it through four-and-a-half levels of play and Matthew Haugen leads them all with 2,808,000. Also making it to Day 5 with a robust stack are Griffin Benger, with 2,329,000 and Dan Smith, with

The day started with 746 players listening to the 2014 Dealer of the Year, Andy Tillman, announcing the shuffle up and deal.

There were 53 minutes left in level 15 and Andrew Liporace was in the lead with 1,128,000. It didn’t take long for players to get close to the bubble and it took even less time to pop it.

Players came back from break close to the bubble and tensions were high. A group of players forgot the side doors were locked and found themselves locked out of the Amazon Room and missed a hand.

Some players fervently complained to the floor but there was no bringing back the missed hand. Players learned how to use open doors from then on though.

There was also several clocks called as the bubble approached. Some players were even deliberately stalling to the point where Jack Effel threatened to institute a 10-second shot clock.

Play went hand-for-hand with 695 players but only 693 were going to make the money.

At the end of that hand, there were five all-in and calls.

Among those hands were three pocket aces -- one which got cracked -- and a full house that lost to quads.

Three players were eliminated while two doubled up.

The three bubble boys split the $18,406 mincash and got to draw a high card for a seat to next year’s Main Event. The winning card was a K and Zhen Cai took down the seat.

The crowd exploded with cheers, they were all at least $18,406 richer. Before taxes of course.

One of the players to cash was Chyzowych Poker Club player Robert Stine, who finished 667th for $18,406.

Hundreds of other players saw their Main Event come to an end today, including Olivier Busquet (641st), Angel Guillen (594th), Phil Galfond (528th), Aditya Agarwal (457th), Matthias De Meulder (433rd) and Phil Ivey (430th) and Brett Richey (323rd).

The remaining 291 players will return tomorrow at noon PST to play another five levels. Follow all the action right here on PokerListings where you can request coverage on any player your heart desires.

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A Pappaconstaritinou Win

William Pappaconstaritinou raise preflop, and Ian Simpson jammed for 169,000. Robert Park was in the small blind and called the 169,000.

When it came back around to Pappaconstaritinou, he went all in for 399,000 more.

Park had both players covered, but ultimately decided to fold.

Pappaconstaritinou: A A

Simpson: A 4

The board came out 3 T 4 5 3, giving Pappaconstaritinou the win.

He will come back tomorrow with a little more flare to his stack, and Simpson will have the day off to start spending his $33,734.

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Amundsgard Rises, Turner Falls

Jon Turner
Jon Turner

A player raised to 25,000 from under the gun, and Ben Marsh reraised to 61,000. Ola Amundsgard was in the big blind and made it 106,000. The initial raiser folded his hand, but Marsh came a long for the ride.

The flop came out 2 J 4. Amundsgard bet 82,000, and Marsh called.

On the turn the 4 hit the board and both players checked. The atmosphere got really intense when the 5 came on the river.

Amundsgard decided to slow down and check, while Marsh threw out 150,000. Amundsgard had about 500,000 behind and tanked, trying to figure out what his opponent had.

When Amundsgard made the call, Marsh hesitated showing his hand. Amundsgard turned up 6 6 for one pair while Marsh mucked his hand.

Turner Turned Down

John Turner’s Main Event has come to an end.

He shoved all in with about 120,000 in chips, and got a call from John Gorsuch.

When both players turned up their hands, Turner had 4 4 and was up against J J. The board ran out T Q T A T. Turner will take home $33,734 for his efforts.

Top 10 counts per WSOP.com:

1. Matthew Haugen - 2,650,000

2. Dan Smith - 2,310,000

3. Michael Finstein - 2,150,000

4. Farid Jattin - 2,135,000

5. Griffin Benger - 2,100,000

6. Simon Charette - 2,065,000

7. Zach Jiganti - 2,035,000

8. Kyle Keranen - 2,024,000

9. Brian Hastings - 2,000,000

10. Pakinai Lisawad - 1,995,000

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One More Level

Players are back from their last 20-minute break of the day.

The main doors opened and the final 330 players came fumbling back in for the level 19, the last level of the day.

Level 19 features 5,000/10,000 blinds with a 1,000 ante and an average stack of about 600,000.

Level 19 will also see a lot more tournament millionaires.

There are currently 39 players with more than 1 million chips and three players with more than 2 million.

Some players near the top of the chip counts are Simon Charette (2,065,000), Griffin Benger (1,680,000) and Martin Jacobson (1,500,000).

Several other players will be struggling to get back above average but a large number have seen their tournament come to an end.

Some of the more recent casualties include Faraz Jaka (333rd), Iori Yogo (335th), Derek Lerner (340th), Michael Binger (353rd) and Maria Mayrinck (403rd).

Top 10 counts per WSOP.com:

1. Dan Smith - 2,399,000

2. Michael Finstein - 2,090,000

3. Simon Charette - 2,065,000

4. Zach Jiganti - 1,982,000

5. Pakinai Lisawad - 1,934,000

6. Kyle Keranen - 1,850,000

7. Farid Jattin - 1,830,000

8. Leif Force - 1,740,000

9. Andoni Larrabe - 1,710,000

10. Griffin Benger - 1,680,000

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Lisawad Leads

Pakinai Lisawad
Pakinai Lisawad

The Tan section of the Amazon Room is gone and now the Purple section is starting to dwindle.

Somewhere, lurking among the rifling chips and bad beats, lies the 2014 World Champion. The list of contenders is now down to 345 players and they’re all guaranteed $33,734.

The current chip leader is Pakinai Lisawad, from Thailand.

Lisawad is close to beating his best-ever live cash, which was a 2nd place finish at the HKD $15,000 PLO Championship. The runner-up finish gave Lisawad $35,218, his largest cash to date.

A close second is Lisawad’s Main Event finish in 2013. That year, Lisawad finished 318th and won $32,242.

To beat his record, Lisawad will have to finish 288th or better.

His odds seem good with 2 million chips, but anything can happen in poker.

Voracious Vohra 

Raj Vohra has been on a terror at his table. The player in the middle position raised to 16,000, and the player behind moved all in for over 200,000. Vohra was in the cut off and shipped over the top. Everyone else folded and Vohra was in position to knock the other player out.

Vohra: Q Q

All In Player: A K

The board ran out K Q 4 T 3. Vohra’s queens held up to crush the other player’s dreams. Vohra sits with around 500,000.

Top 10 counts per WSOP.com:

1. Pakinai Lisawad - 2,052,000

2. Dan Smith - 2,050,000

3. Zach Jiganti - 2,000,000

4. Michael Finstein - 1,870,000

5. Andoni Larrabe - 1,710,000

6. Timur Margolin - 1,612,000

7. Martin Jacobson - 1,500,000

8. John Gorsuch - 1,460,000

9. Mark Herm - 1,452,000

10. Mehrdad Yousefzadeh - 1,410,000

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Phil Ivey Eliminated from the Main Event

Phil Ivey
Phil Ivey finishes in 430th.

Phil Ivey had a pretty rough level before the dinner break when he lost a big pot to Bruno Politano.

His luck did not fare any better when he came back from the dinner break.

John Kabbaj rasied to 20,000, and Ivey reraised to 55,000. The dealer peeled the flop which came 9 9 2.

Both players checked the flop to see the 2 on the turn. Kabbaj was first to bet and threw out 80,000 in chips.

Ivey pushed back by moving his remaining chips into the stack. It was around 275,000 for Kabbaj to call, and he did so without hesitation.

Kabbaj: J J

Ivey: A K

The 5 river card was no help to Ivey and he was sent to the rail to collect $25,756 for his 430th place.

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Billionaire David Einhorn Uses Poker Skills in Business and Vice Versa

David Einhorn
David Einhorn says spotting bluffs is important in business too.

David Einhorn is a fantastically successful hedge fund manager whose net worth is estimated at $1.6 billion.

He's also a passionate poker player and he told PokerListings.com that he uses many of the same skills to succeed both in business and at the poker table.

Einhorn has pledged 100% of his poker winnings to charity and in 2012 he was able to donate his entire $4.5 million prize from finishing third in the WSOP Big One for One Drop.

This year Einhorn was the first player eliminated from the One Drop but he's back and has made it into the money in the $10,000 Main Event.

Einhorn had a seriously deep run in the Main Event in 2006, finishing 18th, and he'll be looking to beat that result this year. Einhorn speaks thoughtfully and frankly about poker, business and where he thinks the United States is headed.

Check out the full interview and keep watching PokerListings.com for the latest news and video from the 2014 World Series of Poker.


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We're Back

The 90-minute dinner break is done and the final 443 players are back for two more levels of poker. 

Leading the final 443 is Dan Smith, who's up to 1,976,000. 

Griffin Benger is also in the top 10, the former Counter-Strike pro will return to a stack of 1,386,000.

Phil Ivey on the other hand lost a big pot before dinner and will be coming back to a stack of 345,000. 

Blinds are now 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante and the average stack is hovering around 480,000.

Top 10 counts per WSOP.com:

1. Dan Smith 1,976,000

2. Michael Finstein - 1,924,000

3. Mehrdad Yousefzadeh - 1,826,000

4. Andoni Larrabe - 1,775,000

5. Zach Jiganti - 1,694,000

6. Matthew Leecy - 1,527,000

7. Mark Herm 1,452,000

8. Griffin Benger - 1,386,000

9. Jing Wang - 1,300,000

10. Andrey Zaichenko - 1,280,000

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Dinner Break

Players have been flying out of the Main Event.

A series of snaking ropes leads players to the payout computers and they’re rarely empty. 

Hundreds of players have already taken this walk and only about 440 players remain in the Main Event.

From now on, players are guaranteed a minimum of $25,756 and will make the next money jump to $29,400 at 414 players.

Some of the eliminated include Jens Kyllonen (688th), Joshua Weiss (661st), Taha Maruf (613th), Ben Yu (611th), Angel Guillen (594th), Joe Kuether (558th), Tony Hachem (540th), Daniel Alaei (535th) and JJ Liu (480th).

The remaining players have gone a 90-minute dinner break and will come back at 7:50 PST to play two more levels before bagging for the day.

Ivey on the Main Stage

Phil Ivey has had a tough level and will need to come back form the dinner break in fight mode.

He lost a 350,000 pot to Bruno Politano halfway through the level, and the two have been putting each other in check ever since.

On one hand, Politano raised to 14,000, Ivey raised to 45,000, and when Politano moved all in Ivey had to fold.

Then just a few hands later, Politano raised to 14,000, and when Ivey raised Politano gave him credit and folded.

 

Phil Ivey

 

Top 10 counts per WSOP.com:

1. Michael Finstein - 2,000,000

2. Dan Smith - 1,970,000

3. Andoni Larrabe - 1,780,000

4. Mehrdad Yousefzadeh - 1,710,000

5. Zach Jiganti - 1,600,000

6. Matthew Leecy - 1,450,000

7. John Gorsuch - 1,300,000

8. Griffin Benger - 1,285,000

9. Mark Herm - 1,275,000

10. Andrey Zaichenko - 1,200,000

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On Demand: Griffin Benger

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Griffin Benger

KLB110: Count on Griffin Benger please

Griffin Benger is near the top of the chip counts with 1.32 million.

Benger's table has been packed with action and there's been some intense celeration. 

Artem Litvinov was faced with a raise from early position and moved all-in from the small blind. The initial raiser called and showed king-queen to Litvinov's pocket queens. 

Litvinov was still in the lead after the flop but then a king came on the turn. 

Litvinov stood up ready to leave but then the last queen of the deck fell on the river. Litvinov let out an Amazonian "Yesssss!" and proceeded to do a series of high kicks and other acrobatics.

Litvinov finished it off with a full split and a bow. The crowd went wild.

Litvinov's celebration explosion was impressive, but Benger's infamous Counter-Strike celebration is still our favorite: 

 

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Get to Know Big-Stack Griffin Benger with Short Poker Documentary

Griffin Benger
Griffin Benger is moving on up.

Canadian Griffin Benger has been crushing online poker for years and had a breakout live win last year in an EPT High Roller event.

Now he's jumped up the leaderboard in this Main Event thanks to a massive elimination moments ago.

Benger played a three-way raised pot holding A-9 and hit big on a A 9 7 flop.

There was a bet and a call before Benger raised. One opponent got out of the way but Alex Tran decided to move all-in.

Benger wasted no time making the call and saw he was ahead of Tran's pocket kings.

The 5 gave Tran a flush draw, he held the K, but the river was a blank and Benger raked a monster pot. He's now on roughly 1.3 million which puts him in the top five.

PokerListings.com has been following Benger for some time and we had the chance to visit him at his home in Toronto to shoot this short poker documentary.

Click here to check out more short documentaries with some of the biggest names in poker.


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On Demand: Robert Stine Finishes 667th

Robert Stine
Robert Stine

Chyzowych Poker Club representative Robert Stine’s Main Event has come to an end.

On Day 2, Stine just wanted to make a good showing but said a cash would be ideal.

Well, the ideal happened.

“Im ecstatic, this is amazing,” Stine said. “I was hoping it might happened but didn’t really expect it.

“Now I can play poker.”

Stine was below average and tried to bluff all-in when a third heart came on the board but his opponent had quad nines.

Stine finished 667th and cashed for $18,406. With the earnings, Stine plans on coming back next year, hopefully with more members of the Chyzowych poker club.

Top 10 counts per WSOP.com:

1. Dan Smith - 1,875,000

2. Mehrdad Yousefzadeh - 1,330,000

3. Jack Schanbacher - 1,205,000

4. Matthe Sedgeman - 1,160,000

5. Roman Valerstein - 1,150,000

6. Mark Herm - 1,120,000

7. Andoni Larrabe - 1,100,000

8. John Gorsuch - 1,080,000

9. Andrew Liporace - 1,030,000

10. Rasmus Larsen 1,010,000

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That’s the Way the Bubble Bursts (Photos)

Larry Ormson celebrates
Poppin' bottles, poppin' bottles

The money bubble is arguably the most exciting time of the entire Main Event (sorry November Nine) as hundreds of players walk the line between winning or losing $10k.

For many players the $10k represents a huge win and validation for four solid days of intense poker action.

This year’s bubble was no exception with three eliminations on the bubble and an equally thrilling high card for a $10k seat in next year’s tournament.

Here’s a photographic rundown of complete bubble:


Stressful times for the entire field.

Robert Stine

Poker pro Maria Ho maintains her cool as the bubble plays out.

Maria Ho

Action closes in on Robert Stine's table.

Hand for hand

Dealers wait for their orders in hand-for-hand play.

Dealers

A fan races in to get a photo of the action.

Smartphone

One of the three players who busted on the bubble reaches for a high card that will determine who gets a free $10k seat into next year's Main Event. He lost.

High card for $10k
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BOM Host Maria Ho Poised for Second Deep Main Event Run

Maria Ho
Maria Ho is looking to set a new personal best in the Main Event

PokerListings Battle of Malta host Maria Ho made a name for herself when she finished 38th out of over 6,000 players in the 2007 WSOP Main Event and now she's hunting a new personal best.

Ho is in the money and sitting on almost 300k in chips, putting her right around the average stack with 633 players remaining.

When we stopped by her table to check in she had just open-raised from middle position to 11k (blinds of 2,500/5,000) and was three-bet by the small blind.

Maria made the call and the flop came out A T 7 and Maria check-called a bet from the small blind. The 4 hit the turn and Maria check-called again. The river was the 3 and both players checked.

Maria showed down 9-T for second pair which was more than enough against the small blind's pocket deuces.

Stay tuned to the coverage to see if Maria Ho can beat her 2007 38th place finish and check out the video below to see why the PokerListings Battle of Malta is Europe's hottest low buy-in poker event.


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Bubble Explosion

The bubble didn’t burst, it exploded. 

With 78 tables, the WSOP Main Event has the largest hand-for-hand in the world.

Dealers stand up, players fret and media and cameras buzz and bolt all around the tournament floor.

The process can take hours and several hands.

This year it just took one hand.

In that one hand, we saw five all-in-and-calls, three pocket aces and three eliminations.

The first elimination was the most brutal, with a player hitting the rail with queens full of fives against quad fives.

694 left.

Media and TV cameras rushed to the next all-in.

Aces versus queens, short stack has queens.

Hand for hand
Bubble action at Robert Stine's table
 

No funny business on the flop, turn or river. Queens are out.

693 left.

Players are in the money.

The mob rushes two tables over, where our on-demand player Robert Stine is sitting.

The all-in player has aces while the big stack shows 9-8.

Aces don't hold up this time as the big stack hit two pair.

692 left.

The mob shifts again, the next all-in is one table over.

Aces. Again.

The short stack hopes his pocket rockets will hold against pocket queens and they do. The board runs 7 3 9 10 6 and we have our first bubble double.

The last all-in.

A J versus J 9 on a J 7 2 flop. The at-risk player has the ace kicker and dodges nines and running straight cards to stay alive.

The excitment didn't end there.

High card for $10k
The bubble boys draw a $10,000 high card.
 

Ronnie Bardah became the first player to cash in five consecutive Main Events and got to hug and talk to Kara Scott on camera for it.

Jack Effel then grabbed the mic and called over the three hand-for-hand bustees.

Effel told them they'd split $18,406 and draw a high card to determine who would win the seat to next year’s Main Event.

The first bubble boy, who busted with a full house, drew a 6.

It’s wasn't a good day for him.

Then came Zhen Cai. Cai drew a K and pumped his fist.

The last player took his turn at the spread deck, pulled a card and squeezed.

The dissappointment in his face revealed he didn’t get an ace and then he turned over the 6.

The remaining 692 players are now in the money.

 

Larry Ormson celebrates

Larry Osmon celebrates the bubble bursting with a bit of bubbly

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Bubble Madness

Emotions were high when players came back from break.

First, a number of players found themselves locked out of the Amazon Room. Instead of going through the open doors at the Main Entrance, dozens of players stood outside the locked side doors and missed a hand.

WSOP staff stopped play and let the herd of lost players back into the Amazon. 

One player fervently complained to the floor, who told the player that the side doors had been locked for the past few days.

After that, discussions broke out at several tables and the clock was being called all around.

At Jared Bleznick’s table, a few players were deliberately stalling to the point Jack Effel came and threatened to institute a 10-second shot clock on all plays.

Some tables were still playing poker though.

On Demand: Ajay Karanam

Ajay Karanam isn’t letting the bubble scare him from playing hands.

Simon Charette raised from early position to 11,000 and Karanam made the call from the cut off.

When the flop came J T 7, Charette bet out 14,000. Karanam raised to 35,000 and Charette made it 85,000. Karanam instantly announced he was all in and had Charette covered.

“I may be out here,” Charette called to his rail as he considered putting his remaining 256,500 on the line.

It only took about a minute for Charette to make the cal,l turning up T T for middle set. Karanam had J 7 for two pair.

When the 9 hit the turn, Karanam picked up a flush draw. However, the Q on the river saved Charette from the bubble.

Shortly after that hand the tournament staff announced that hand-for-hand was underway with 695 players.

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Haralabos Voulgaris: Businessmen "Near Drawing Dead" in One Drop

Haralabos Voulgaris
Voulgaris playing in the first $1m WSOP Big One for One Drop.

Haralabos Voulgaris is one of the most respected sports bettors in the world and is also a regular in some of the biggest buy-in live poker tournaments.

In 2012 Voulgaris played the first-ever $1 million WSOP Big One for One Drop and despite taking a pass in 2014 he had a few choice words to say about the event.

"One Drop is a great charity that provides drinking water to people who need it all over the world but the tournament is also a bit obscene," said Voulgaris.

"You need to get these people drinking water in different countries and then you have this stack of cash that represents $15 million. It's almost a bit offensive.

"The charity aspect of it is great but the fact that people are gambling for millions of dollars when people don't have clean drinking water is a bit weird to me.

"The businessmen are playing for fun and sport and near drawing dead. And the pros are playing for like 20% max so it's really not a million-dollar tournament.

"I think the charity is great and I'm glad to support it in any way I can but I kind of hope they come up with something other than a million-dollar poker tournament to do it."

Check out the full video below and stay tuned for more on-demand coverage from the 2014 WSOP Main Event.


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Nearing the Bubble; Stine, Maruf, Karanam Still In

After 53 minutes of play we’ve hit the first break of the day.

The tournament lost 43 players during that time and only 703 players remain. Out of these players, 693 will make the money. 

Among the players still left is Chyzowych Poker Club representative, Robert Stine, who’s still alive with 124,000. Stine will enter the next level with 31 big blinds while the average stack is close to 300,000.

On Demand: Taha Maruf

Some sick poker is being played in the Amazon room today. We caught up with one of our requested players, Taha Maruf, at the end of an exciting hand. The board read 6 Q J 7 3.

It was heads up with pro Matt Waxman who bet out 77,500. Maruf raised 81,000 more. Waxman tanked for several minutes, wavering between pushing his chips in or throwing his hand in.

At one point he picked up his cards and almost threw them in. In what looked like a regrettable decision he then pushed his chips in to make the call.

Maruf turned up K T for a missed open ended straight draw. Waxman turned up A 2 for ace-high to win.

According to Waxman, it was "one of the most absurd hands"  he's ever played:

On Demand: Ajay Karanam

Ajay Karanam is one of our requested players from Day 1.

Karanam started the day with 458,000 in chips and within the first hour was a little over 500,000. Karanam lost a bit of ground in the last hand he played but at this level he should be able to recover quickly.

Karanam was on the button and called a raise of 8,500 from middle position.

The flop came out J 9 8. Both players checked and the J came on the turn.

When middle position bet 11,000, Karanam called. The river was the K, and middle position bet 26,000. Karanam called and was disappointed to see that his opponent rivered a flush with A 4.

Top 10 chip counts per WSOP.com:


  • 1. Jack Schanbacher - 1,200,000
  • 2. Mehrdad Yousefzadeh - 1,196,500
  • 3. Jesse Wilke - 1178000
  • 4. Andrew Liporace - 1,050,000
  • 5. Stephen Graner - 1,050,000
  • 6. Dan Smith - 1,020,000
  • 7. Rasmus Larsen - 1,000,000
  • 8. Raul Mestre - 988,500
  • 9. Clayton Hamm - 945,000
  • 10. Scott Blackman - 935,000
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Zoned In and Ready to Go

The money bubble is looming at the 2014 WSOP Main Event and the tension in the Amazon Room is palpable.

Players are about to find out if four days of work and $10,000 will get them anything more than a story to tell their grand kids.

No one wants to bubble thing thing and as you might expect the short stacks are starting to get a little bit stressed out.

There’s really no way around the fact there are going to be a bunch of seriously unhappy poker players leaving the Rio in the next hour or two.

Here’s some early reaction around the felt from Twitter and Instagram at the start of play:

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On Demand: Ben Lamb

Ben Lamb
Ben Lamb at the 2013 WSOP

Fred G: Do you know what happened to Ben Lamb?

He was totally amazing at the WSOP in 2011, and since his 3rd place in the Main Event, his Hendon Mob is totally empty!

Ben Lamb did have an amazing WSOP in 2011.

His first cash was a 2nd place finish in the $3,000 PLO for $259,918 and he followed that up by winning the $10,000 PLO Championship for $814,436.

Three days later, Lamb made the final two tables of the $10,000 NLHE 6-max.

Lamb wasn’t done though.

Another week, another final table.

That time Lamb finished 8th in the $50,000 Poker Players Championship for $201,338.

It was an impressive summer but it got even better. Lamb tore through the Main Event and made the November Nine fifth in chips. Lamb didn’t claim the title but won $4,021,138 for finishing 3rd.

During the November Nine, Ben Lamb mentioned that he wasn’t a fan of tournaments and would be focusing on high-stakes cash games instead.

Lamb has made a few appearances at the WSOP since 2011 but he seems to just be enjoying life and playing high-stakes cash after his incredible, multi-million dollar run in 2011. 

 

 

 

 

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Main Event Day 4 Underway

Phil Ivey and the Humphreys
Ivey and the Humphries

It’s a rich day.

The clouds have finally cleared in Las Vegas and the sun is back to turning cars into ovens and seatbelts into shiny cauterizing tools.

The 2014 WSOP Main Event is also hitting the money today.

After three full days of play, a field of 6,683 players has been reduced to just 746. Out of these, 693 will cash for a minimum of $18,406.

While several of these players will be happy with a cash, they’re all vying for the $10 million first place prize.

Several pros signed up but only a few remain. Most notable is Phil Ivey, who had the chiplead going into Day 3 but starts Day 4 74th in chips with 522,500.

Ivey is on the feature table with his two loyal fans, Mel and Pat Humphries.

Play stopped a bit short yesterday and there’s still 53 minutes remaining in Level 15. After the completion of this level, there will be another two levels of play before the dinner break.

Players are expected to be in the money before then.

Top 10 chip counts per WSOP.com:

1. Andrew Liporace - 1,128,000

2. Mehrdad Yousefzadeh - 1,124,000

3. Raul Mestre - 988,500

4. Jesse Wilke - 975,500

5. Scott Blackman - 935,000

6. Andoni Larrabesanchez - 923,000

7. Stephen Graner - 911,000

8. Per Karlsson - 891,500

9. Rasmus Larsen Aarhus - 883,000

10. Roman Valerstein - 850,500

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Event Name $10,000 Main Event
Venue Rio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Date 5 July 2014
Final Day 14 July 2014
Buy In $10,000
Entrants 6683
Prize Pool $62,820,200
First Prize $10,000,000

Martin Jacobson
wins
$10,000,000

$10,000 Main Event

Top Money Finishers Prize
1. Martin Jacobson $10,000,000
2. Felix Stephensen $5,145,968
3. Jorryt van Hoof $3,806,402
4. William Tonking $2,849,763
5. Billy Pappas $2,143,794
6. Andoni Larrabe $1,622,471
7. Daniel Sindelar $1,236,084
8. Bruno Politano $947,172
9. Mark Newhouse $730,725
10. Luis Velador $565,193