Wednesday, June 17, 2015 3:58 AM Local Time
Jeff Madsen Is Wearing Down the Opposition
In three of the last four pots, Jeff Madsen has gotten his opponent to fold after putting in significant action.
It started with Jeanmarc Thomas on the button. Thomas raised to 240,000 and Madsen called. The flop came and both players checked. On the turn, Madsen led for 260,000 and Thomas folded.
In the next hand, Madsen raised on the button to 170,000 and Thomas called. The flop came . Thomas checked and Madsen bet 180,000. Thomas check-called. The turn was the and both players checked. On the river, Thomas checked again and Madsen bet 400,000 and took it down.
In the most recent confrontation, Turner is on the button and calls the big blind. Madsen raises to 160,000 and Thomas calls. The flop is . Madsen leads for 215,000 and Thomas calls. The turn is the . Madsen announces, "pot," which the dealer announces is a bet of 910,000. Thomas goes into the tank and after a minute releases his hand.
Jeff Madsen - 6,240,000
Jeanmarc Thomas - 960,000