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Sands Wins Biggest Pot of the Day

Igor Kurganov raised to 30,000 from early position, Ben Lamb called from the hijack, Jason Koon called from the button, and David Sands three-bet to 118,000 from the small blind.

Mercier Runs Queens into Lamb's Kings

Ben Lamb raised to 18,000 and Jason Mercier three-bet from the big blind to 50,000. Lamb gave it some thought before making it 150,000 and Mercier immediately moved all in for about 260,000 total.

"Not Boring Anymore!"

Jason Mercier raised to 14,000 from the hijack, Ben Lamb three-bet to either 38,000 or 48,000 from the small blind (he announced the amount softly and put two T25k green chips in), Mercier four-bet shoved for about 355,000 and Lamb tanked f

Two Pair for Kurganov

Ben Lamb check-called a bet of 12,500 from Igor Kurganov on the flop before the two saw the land on the turn. Both checked fourth street, and the completed the board on the river. Lamb checked, Kurganov bet 37,500, and Lamb called.

Lamb Sets Up Koon

Picking up the action after the turn of a board, Ben Lamb checked from the big blind and and Jason Koon bet 40,000 from the hijack. Lamb check-raised to 110,000, Koon called and the river completed the board.

Kurganov Fires Three Barrels

Igor Kurganov limped from the small blind and Ben Lamb checked his option in the big blind. The flop came down and Kurganov bet 6,500, Lamb called. The turn was the and Kurganov bet another 16,000, Lamb called once more.

Negreanu Folds one To Lamb

The flop showed when Dong Kim bet 13,500 from the under-the-gun position and Ben Lamb called from the hijack after which Daniel Negreanu called from the cutoff.

Lamb Says He Has Too Much Respect for Mercier To Call Unsuited

Jason Mercier raised to 7,500 from the cutoff seat, and Ben Lamb called from the big blind to see the flop. Lamb checked, and Mercier bet 8,500. Lamb called. The turn was the , and both players checked.

Lamb Takes a Small Hit

With around 3,000 in the pot and a board reading , Ben Lamb, who finished third in the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event for $4,021,138, checked from the hijack to Michael Gross in the cutoff.

Schulz Busts Benba to Increase Chip Lead

Kevin Schulz has done it again. Earlier in the level he flopped a set of deuces to win a massive pot worth more than 200,000. He just flopped the same hand to eliminate Ben Lamb. We picked up the action with 3,100 in the pot and a flop of .

Benba Takes a Big Hit

After Liang Shi opened for 1,700, 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Ben Lamb three-bet to 6,000 from the hijack. Not to be outdone, Shi four-bet to 16,700 and Lamb hit the tank.

Lamb Tries to Lead Zhou to the Slaughter

We haven't caught many hands with the 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Ben Lamb, but he's having a fruitful Day 2 thus far. In a recent hand, there was around 12,000 in the pot and a flop of .

Lamb Forces Fold from Nguyen

On a board of and the pot sitting around 4,000, Tom Alner led out from the big blind for 2,200 with Edison Nguyen making the call from two seats over.

Benba Silences Chan

Ben Lamb's table was recently broken, and he was moved down to Table 10 located directly in front of the PokerNews blogging desk.

Lamb Pushes Hong Off a Hand

With 9,000 or so in the pot and a board reading , Ryan Hong checked from the cutoff and Ben Lamb, the 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year, put out a bet of 3,400 from the button. Hong made the call and then checked the river.

Lamb's Bluff Picked Off

Both Ben Lamb in the cutoff and a player from middle position committed 1,200 preflop to see a flop fall. Lamb continued for 1,000 with his opponent check-calling as the landed on the turn.

Top Pair for Lamb

Following a raise in the cutoff to 300, Ben Lamb three-bet to 1,100 from the small blind. His opponent came along to see a flop fall with Lamb betting out 850.

Kroon Grabs Lead On Final Hand; Ivey, Negreanu, Hellmuth, Mercier and Piqué Advance

Day 1c of the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event proved to be the biggest and baddest of the starting days, topping out at 3,467 players and surpassing last year's record-second field of 3,418 that was largest one-day Main Event field in

Lamb Gets Chopped

We arrived at the table, just as the player in the hijack was checking his option on a . Ben Lamb was his opponent, and bet out 1,375 from the cutoff, which was called, as the fell on the turn.

Lamb's Stack Get's Jacked

With the flop showing , Ben Lamb bet out 500 from the big blind, and was called by the player sitting under the gun plus one, before their opponent in the cut-off, bumped it up to 1,100. Both players called, as the fell on the turn.

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