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Ben Lamb rewarded with the Player Of The Year title

Tags: ben lamb, player of the year, wsop
Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2012 by "T".
Ben Lamb had a fantastic 2011 with not less than 5 big cashes at the World Series of Poker. A few days ago he was also given the prestigious Player Of The Year title by one of the most popular poker magazines in the world. In total, Ben Lamb has $6,575,016 in lifetime tournament winnings - of which $5,352,970 comes from the 2011 World Series of Poker. In other words, it wasn't a big surprise that [...]   Read more » Ben Lamb rewarded with the Player Of The Year title

  3-Jan-12, 09:54   #1
Ben Lamb rewarded with the Player Of The Year title 0 
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I really think he deserves that title, he simply had an amazing year on live tournaments Smile

Lets hope he'll be able to continue this upswing this year too.

  3-Jan-12, 09:56   #2
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Hi guys!!

Deserved award, in my opinion. Incredible gains I would like for me a little % of them.

Congrats to Ben Lamb.

  3-Jan-12, 10:14   #3

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well someone has to win the title every year, but imo this doesn't tell anything about the quality of the player- because there is no such thing as consistent winner in poker- like let's say in tennis, football etc. how many times did we see the same dude winning player of the year title? how many times did we see the same player winning wsop? and how many times did we see messi winning player of the year award, of federer win australian open...

  3-Jan-12, 10:29   #4
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Congrats Mr Lamb,
5 time deep in big tournaments in one year that's achievement!

  3-Jan-12, 11:28   #5

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nothing more deserved Ben Lamb did a fantastic year, including hard to think he can do it again another year in his career was lit one year, congrats to ben lamb this year he was actually a step ahead

  3-Jan-12, 19:57   #6
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nice continu

  4-Jan-12, 10:20   #7

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Ben Lamb deserves this title, the amount of winnings he did last year during WSOP were incredible, his year was a dream in terms of poker career. If he keeps this way, which I believe it is possible, we can be looking at the new MTT guru. If he doesn’t decides to write a book, someone should do it for him, writing all his strategy and advices. It would be a serious candidate to Poker Best Seller – hey, if anyone of you reading this decides to advance with this idea and contact him and publish, don’t forget to write my nickname on the preface and share some of the profits with me, the owner of the idea!!!

  4-Jan-12, 20:58   #8

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Yeah, he seemed like he was a pretty nice kid, but I kinda think some of it was luck. I mean the guy absolutely tanked going into the november 9, he had a big stack and ended up...3rd I think?

I really think Hellmuth shoulda won player of the year. He really seemed to turn things around this year, attitude wise, and played with a lot of heart and determination. I think 2011 was really a change of pace for him, and that alone I think shoulda been enough.

  4-Jan-12, 23:13   #9

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Nice one I guess when you know what it is you really want it comes to you 10 fold. Smile

  5-Jan-12, 00:32   #10

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Sick year for him ye he deserves it for sure, imagine if he won the main event also hahaha...cant wait when ill have the bankroll to play in SWOP :]]

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