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Final Table Takedown -- Jeff Madsen

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Apr 16, 2010


Jeff Madsen Stands Firm With Strong Reads Jeff Madsen was born in Santa Monica, California, and attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2006, he made history at that time by becoming the youngest World Series of Poker bracelet winner, in a $2,000 no-limit hold’em event. He would go on to take down a second bracelet that year by winning the $5,000 shorthanded no-limit hold’em event. He has more than $3 million in career tournament winnings, and is a Full Tilt Poker pro. Event: 2010 Borgata Poker Open Players in the Event: 766 Buy-in: $3,300 First Prize: $625,006 Finish: First Hand No. 1 Stacks Jeff Madsen – 4,500,000 Tom Marchese – 3,000,000 Blinds 60,000-120,000 Antes 10,000 Players at the Table 4 Hand No. 1 Key Concepts: Preflop reads; stack sizes; position; board texture Madsen raises to 275,000 from the button with the A A. Tom Marchese reraises to 650,000 ...

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