Ben Lamb, a Las Vegas resident, was the first player eliminated from the Main Event final table Thursday, hitting the rail in ninth place and collecting $1 million.
Arrogate will launch the second half of his season Saturday in the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar. The 1 1/16-mile test for 3-year-olds and older will launch what is expected to be a three-race campaign for him.
The final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event resumes Thursday with nine players chasing the $8.15 million first prize.
Key terms to know for the final table of the World Series of Poker’s Main Event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rio Convention Center.
A look at the nine players at the final table of the World Series of Poker’s Main Event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rio Convention Center.
“Gentleman” John Hesp is the undisputed breakout star of this year’s Main Event thanks to his splendid sense of fashion and easygoing manner at the table.
Chip leader Scott Blumstein is the favorite to win the World Series of Poker Main Event, according to odds released Wednesday by the Westgate Superbook.
Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth are the 12-1 co-favorites to win the British Open, and Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm are at 15-1.
Ben Lamb of Las Vegas and France’s Antoine Saout each will make their second career appearance at the World Series of Poker Main Event final table.
From a current-form perspective, it’s hard to go past Spain’s Jon Rahm (15-1) and England’s Tommy Fleetwood (20-1) in the British Open.