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Heads Up With Jeff Madsen & Scott Seiver

by Kristy Arnett |  Published: Jan 22, 2010


Jeff Madsen has been tearing up live tournaments since turning 21 and immediately winning two World Series of Poker bracelets. In total, he has more than $2.4 million in tournament winnings. Kristy Arnett: Can you explain what stack-size limbo preflop is in a tournament? Jeff Madsen: Stack-size limbo refers to a situation in which it isn’t clear, necessarily, what your play should be because you have a certain amount of big blinds — maybe in the range of 10 to 25. There are situations in which you could push, limp, or raise. It’s not clear-cut what you should do. KA: In a “Full Tilt Tip From the Pros,” you refer to a specific situation in which you had 15 big blinds and it was folded around to you with pocket fours in late position. Can you talk about what went into your decision on what to do? JM: I have ...

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