Five weeks of the World Series of Poker are in the books, and the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino shows all signs pointing to the home stretch as the Main Event is looming. 53 events are in the books with another 11 receiving bracelets this past week. There were plenty of incredible tales to tell, including the first $1 million prize winner (Joe Ebanks took top prize, winning a bracelet in the $10k 6-max NLHE), and the first man to make a final table... in a ladies event.
In the Player of the Year race, things have become somewhat of a runaway as Ben Lamb rose to the top after his win in the $10k PLO event, and he hasn't let up. Here's a look at the top 10 list of the Player of the Year race through 53 events:
|Joe Ebanks||410 ...|