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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.

Finger Wins Biggest Pot of the Tournament Thus Far to Eliminate Makhija & Lamb

A monster pot just went down at Table 452 that resulted in Amit Makhija and Ben Lamb hitting the rail. Not only that, it established a clear chip leader in Germany's Martin Finger, who won his first bracelet a couple weeks back.

Don't Point Your Finger at Me

In the last hand before the level went up, Eugene Katchalov opened for 32,000 from early position only to have Ben Lamb three-bet from the cutoff for 84,000.

One for Finger

Eugene Katchalov raised to 27,000 from under the gun, Ben Lamb flatted from the cutoff seat, and Martin Finger reraised to 85,000 out of the small blind. Katchalov called, and Lamb folded.

Benba Outraces Ansky

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Overall, the play in this tournament has been, in a word, slow. Very slow, in fact.

Benba Busto

We just watched Ben Lamb's last hand of the night, and it wasn't particularly pretty. The drama began before the flop, after Lamb raised to 1,350 from the cutoff. Russian pro Andrey Gully opted for a three-bet, and he made it 3,200 to play.

Tens Full for Vandersmissen Against Lamb

Kevin Vandersmissen, Steven Silverman and Ben Lamb each put 675 in preflop before the dealer rolled out the flop. Vandersmissen and Silverman checked, then Lamb fired 850. Vandersmissen called, and Silverman folded.

Trickett Sends Lamb to Slaughter

Ben Lamb got the last of his short stack in with before the flop. Unfortunately for the 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year, Sam Trickett called and had him crushed with .