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Sam Stein Talks Pot-Limit Omaha

Sam Stein Talks Pot-Limit Omaha

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Oct 05, 2011


Sam Stein has been an absolute force on the tournament circuit for the better part of the last two years, but a big live-tournament win had always eluded him. After so many close calls in no-limit hold’em tournaments, he finally broke through with a victory in a $3,000 pot-limit Omaha event at this summer’s WSOP. At the final table, Stein outlasted fellow pros Brock Parker, Adam Junglen, Christian Harder, and eventual runner-up Ben Lamb, earning a $420,802 payday. Here, Stein gives us some insight into his progression as a pot-limit Omaha player. “I’ve been playing pot-limit Omaha for about two years. I started out with online cash games, learning from guys like Ben Lamb and Chance Kornuth. I consider them to be two of the great minds in the game, and I honestly picked up a lot just by watching over their shoulders and seeing them break down hands street ...

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