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Buy-In: $2,000
Prize Pool: $2,873,780
Entrants: 1579

Event 22 - No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jul 14, '06 - Jul 16, '06
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Updates on Final Day (Jul 16, 06)

 
 

Jeff Madsen Wins the $2,000 NLHE Event ($660,948)

158. Paul Sheng limps from the button and Jeff Madsen checks his option on the small blind. The flop comes 10diamond9diamond8club, Jeff Madsen bets $35,000 and Paul Sheng raises to $125,000.  Madsen reraises to $300,000 and Sheng makes the call.  The turn is the 6spade and Madsen checks.  Sheng moves all in and Madsen immediately calls showing Jclub7club, for a jack high straight.  Sheng turns over Aspade7diamond for the ten high straight.  The river is the 6club and Madsen wins the pot.

Paul Sheng is eliminated in 2nd place and earns $330,485.

Jeff Madsen wins the gold bracelet and $660,948.
 

Updated Chip Counts

The chip counts going into heads up play are as follows:

Jeff Madsen   $2,260,000

Paul Sheng   $970,000 

 

Quick Break

There is a quick break in the action while tournament director Chris Spears prepares the table for heads-up play.
 

Julian Gardner Eliminated 3rd ($172,427)

157. Jeff Madsen raises to $90,000 from the small blind and Julian Gardner, in the big blind, makes the call.  The flop comes Qspade9spade5spade and Madsen bets $300,000.  Gardner calls all in and shows QclubJdiamond.  Madsen turns over 10diamond6spade and has a flush draw.  The turn is the 8heart, but the river brings the 10spade, giving Madsen a flush and eliminating Gardner from the tournament.
 

Hands 151-156

151. Julian Gardner receives a walk on his big blind.

152. Jeff Madsen raises to $100,00 from the button and Paul Sheng moves all from the big blind.  Madsen folds and Sheng rakes the pot.

153. Paul Sheng limps from the small blind and Jeff Madsen checks.  The flop comes QdiamondJdiamond2spade and Sheng checks.  Madsen bets $40,000 and Sheng calls.  The turn is the 5diamond and Sheng bets $70,000.  Madsen folds and Sheng wins the pot.

154. Jeff Madsen limps from the small blind and Julian Gardner checks.  The flop comes 9club7heart2club and Madsen bets $40,000.  Gardner folds and Madsen wins the pot.

155. Julian Gardner limps from the small blind and Paul Sheng raises from the big blind to $100,000.  Gardner makes the call and the flop comes Jdiamond7heart2heart.  Sheng moves all in and Gardner folds.

156. Jeff Madsen receives a walk on his big blind.
 

Updated Chip Counts

Updated chip counts have been posted under the Chip Count tab. 

Jeff Madsen is still in the lead with $1,720,000 in chips. 

 

Hands 145-150

145. Jeff Madsen raises to $90,000 from the small blind and everyone folds.

146. Jeff Madsen raises to $90,000 from the button and Julian Gardner reraises all in from the big blind.  Madsen folds and Gardner wins the pot.

147. Paul Sheng raises to $100,000 from the small blind and Jeff Madsen makes the call from the big blinds.  The flop comes 10club2club2heart and both players check.  The turn is the 6diamond and Sheng bets $150,000.  Madsen makes the call and the river is the 4heart.  Sheng checks and Madsen bets $250,000.  Sheng folds and Madsen shows Kheart8club as he rakes the pot.

148. Paul Sheng raises to $100,000 and wins the pot.

149. Julian Gardner raises to $90,000 from the small blind and Paul Sheng calls from the big blind.  The flop is the Kspade5heart3heart and Gardner bets $120,000.  Sheng moves all in and Gardner shows 7-2 as he mucks his cards.  Sheng wins the pot.

150. Paul Sheng limps from the small blind and Jeff Madsen checks.  The flop comes KheartJclub5club and Sheng bets $50,000.  Madsen makes the call and the turn is the 2spade.  Sheng bets $200,000 and Madsen moves all in.  Sheng thinks for a few moments before folding his hand.
 

Hands 138-144

138. Paul Sheng raises to $100,000 from the small blind and wins the pot.

139. Paul Sheng raises to $100,000 from the button and Julian Gardner makes the call from the big blind.  The flop comes KdiamondJspade10heart and Gardner checks.  Sheng bets $200,000 and Gardner immediately moves all in.  Sheng folds and Gardner wins the pot.

140. Jeff Madsen raises to $100,000 from the button and wins the pot.

141. Julian Gardner raises to $90,000 from the button and everyone folds.

142. Paul Sheng raises to $100,00 from the button and wins the pot.

143. Julian Gardner limps in from the small blind and Paul Sheng checks.  The flop comes AspadeJheart2club and both players check.  The turn is the Kspade and Gardner checks.  Sheng bets $100,000 and Gardner folds.

144. Julian Gardner raises to $90,000 and Paul Sheng reraises to $350,000.  Gardner mucks and Sheng wins the pot.
 

Updated Chip Counts

Updated chip counts have been posted under the Chip Counts tab. 

 

Hands 131-137

131. Jeff Madsen raises to $100,000 from the button and wins the pot.

132. Paul Sheng limps from the small blind and Jeff Madsen raises to $100,000 from the big blind.  Sheng folds and Madsen wins the pot.

133. Jeff Madsen limps from the small blind and Julian Gardner checks.  The flop comes Aclub6club2club and both players check.  The turn is the 6heart and Madsen bets the minimum.  Gardner folds and Madsen wins the pot.

134. Jeff Madsen raises to $100,000 from the button and Paul Sheng calls from the big blind.  The flop comes Qheart6spade3spade and Sheng bets $100,000.  Madsen raises to $300,000 and Sheng moves all in.  Madsen mucks his hand and Sheng wins the pot.

135. Julian Gardner raises to $90,000 from the button and Jeff Madsen raises to $300,000 from the big blind.  Gardner folds and Madsen wins the pot.

136. Paul Sheng announces raise and both of his opponents fold.

137. Jeff Madsen raises to $100,000 from the button and wins the pot.
 
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