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The Scoop - Sam Stein Discusses Pot-Limit Omaha Bracelet Win Against Ben Lamb

by Erik Fast |  Published: Mar 21, 2012


Sam Stein has been a successful pro on the tournament and cash game scene for years, with lifetime tournament earnings of nearly $4.2 million. Stein truly had a breakout year in 2011, winning his first World Series of Poker bracelet in a $3,000 pot-limit Omaha event, cashing for $1,805,637 over the year and finishing fifth in the Card Player Player of the Year race. Stein stopped by the set of Card Player TV’s “The Scoop” to discuss winning his first bracelet heads-up against Ben Lamb, a close friend who taught him how to play the game in question, pot-limit Omaha. “In Omaha I learned a lot from Ben and Chance Kornuth. I got a lot better with their help, because I was only playing no-limit hold’em before that. I was hanging out with them a lot and they told me how good the Omaha games were, both in cash games ...

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