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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, June 14, 2015 to Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Event #31: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $1,310,400
  • Entries: 480
  • Remaining: 0

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:29 PM Local Time

Jeff Madsen raises the button to 115,000 and Jeanmarc Thomas makes the call out of the big blind. The two see a flop of     and the action checks through to the   turn. Thomas leads for 175,000 and Madsen makes the call. The   hits the river and the action checks through.

Madsen tables      for two pair and takes down the pot.

Jeff Madsen - 2,575,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:23 PM Local Time

Jeff Madsen raises the button to 125,000 and both blinds tag along to see a flop of    . Boukai checks to Thomas who bets out 200,000 and Madsen makes the call on the button. Boukai check-raises "pot", making it 1,175,000. Thomas folds and Madsen moves all in. Boukai snap calls.

Boukai:     
Madsen:     

The   on the turn provides Boukai with a flush draw and the   on the river improves Boukai to a flush, giving him three-quarters of the pot.

Rami Boukai - 2,580,000
Jeff Madsen - 2,300,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:17 PM Local Time

Jeff Madsen limps from the small blind and Rami Boukai raises the big blind to 150,000. Madsen calls and the two are heads up.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Madsen check-calls a bet of 150,000 from Boukai. The   hits the turn and again the action goes check-call, but this time Madsen calls a bet of 250,000. 

The   falls on the river and Madsen checks for a third time. Boukai decides to check back. Madsen quickly tables      and scoops the pot. 

Jeff Madsen - 3,000,000
Rami Boukai - 1,650,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:11 PM Local Time
Level:27Blinds:25,000/50,000
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 9:14 PM Local Time
Players are now on their 60-minute dinner break. Play will resume at 10:12 PM.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 9:13 PM Local Time

On the last hand before the dinner break, Rami Boukai folds the button and Jeanmarc Thomas pots it for 120,000. Jeff Madsen calls from the big blind and the flop is    . Thomas checks and Madsen bets 130,000. Thomas check-calls. The turn is the  .

Thomas checks, Madsen bets 190,000, and Thomas check-calls. The river is the  . Thomas immediately announces, "Pot." Madsen slaps the felt and pushes back in his chair, let's out a heavy breath and mucks his hand.

Jeanmarc Thomas - 2,680,000
Jeff Madsen - 2,220,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 9:10 PM Local Time

Jeff Madsen raises to 120,000 from the small blind and Rami Boukai calls out of the big blind. The dealer spreads a flop of     and Madsen continues for 155,000. Boukai calls and the two players see the   fall on the turn. Madsen slows down with a check and Boukai checks behind.

The   hits the river and Madsen leads out for 345,000. Boukai gives it some though and eventually calls.

Madsen tables      but Boukai rolls over      for two-pair and takes down the pot.

Rami Boukai - 2,410,000
Jeff Madsen - 2,680,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 9:05 PM Local Time

 

Jeff Madsen raises to 95,000 on the button and Jeanmarc Thomas calls out of the big blind. The flop falls     and Thomas check-calls a bet of 120,000 from Madsen.

The turn brings the   and again Thomas check-calls a bet, this time for 180,000. The   hits the river and Thomas checks for a third time. Madsen checks back and Thomas tables      for two pair, kings and threes, and takes down the pot.

Jeanmarc Thomas - 2,100,000
Jeff Madsen - 3,300,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 9:00 PM Local Time

Jeanmarc Thomas and Jeff Madsen both put in 140,000 preflop to see a dealer spread a flop of    . Madsen checks to Thomas who fires out 320,000 and Madsen folds as Thomas tries his best to close the gap between Jeff Madsen and the remaining two players.

Jeanmarc Thomas - 1,460,000
Jeff Madsen - 3,725,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:57 PM Local Time

Jeanmarc Thomas announces raise from the button for 95,000 and Jeff Madsen bumps it up to 305,000 from the small blind. Boukai folds and Thomas makes the call.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Thomas quickly announces pot, moving all in for his last 630,000. Madsen gives it some thought before releasing his hand and Thomas, as well as his boisterous rail, are electrified to win the pot.

Jeanmarc Thomas - 1,100,000
Jeff Madsen - 4,250,000

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:52 PM Local Time

Richard Tucker

Action folds to Richard Tucker in the small blind who raises to 120,000. Jeff Madsen three-bets to 360,000 and Tucker moves all in. Madsen makes the call.

Tucker:     
Madsen:     

The     flop is no help to Tucker and the   has Tucker drawing dead to a chop. The   hits the river and Richard Tucker is eliminated in 4th place, taking home $92,003. Jeff Madsen now has well over half the chips in play as he scores another knockout in what has been a crazy level thus far.

Jeff Madsen - 4,600,000
Richard Tucker - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:47 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Jeff Madsen in the small blind who limps, and Rami Boukai checks from the big blind.

The flop falls     and Madsen check-calls a bet of 75,000 from Boukai. The turn brings the   and Madsen checks for a second time. Boukai opts to check back and the two see a river of  . Madsen checks for a third time and this time Boukai fires out a bet of 150,000. Madsen thinks about it briefly before folds and Boukai takes down the pot.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:43 PM Local Time

 

Rami Boukai raises to 125,000 from the cutoff and Sun Kwak calls from the button, as well as Jeff Madsen in the big blind.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Madsen quickly checks to Boukai, who continues for 275,000. Sun Kwak moves all in and Madsen folds. Boukai calls as the rest of the table stands to see their hands.

Boukai:     
Kwak:     

Kwak is behind and will need to catch back door straight cards, or a club to double up. The turn brings the   and the   completes the board. Kwak hits the rail in 5th, good for $69,044.

Rami Boukai - 1,960,000
Sun Kwak - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:36 PM Local Time

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Action folds around Jeff Madsen in the small blind who limps and John O'Shea checks his option from the big blind.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Madsen leads out for 55,000. O'Shea calls and the two see the   hit the turn. Madsen again leads, this time to the tune of 95,000 and O'Shea announces pot, moving all in for his last 475,000. Madsen snap calls.

O'Shea:     
Madsen:     

The   hits the river and Madsen's straight is enough to scoop the pot, along with his three-four low. O'Shea will take home $52,324 for his 6th place finish.

Jeff Madsen - 3,875,000
John O'Shea - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:28 PM Local Time

Huarong Ma

Huarong Ma announces raises from early position, making it 95,000 to go. Action folds through to John O'Shea on the button who announces "pot" raising to 350,000. Action folds back around to Ma who calls all in for less.

O'Shea:     
Ma:     

The board runs out       and O'Shea's aces hold for the high, and he also improves to the nut-low to scoop the pot. Ma is eliminated in 7th place, good for $40,006.

John O'Shea - 710,000
Huarong Ma - Eliminated

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:23 PM Local Time
Level:26Blinds:20,000/40,000
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:18 PM Local Time

David ODB Baker

David Baker announced pot from middle position to 105,000. Jeff Madsen announces pot and action folds back around to Baker who calls all in for his last 180,000.

Madsen:     
Baker:     

The board runs out       and Madsen improves to to a pair of aces along and an eighty-two low, besting the kings and eighty-six low of Baker.

Jeff Madsen - 3,750,000
David Baker - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:13 PM Local Time

Spencer Chen

Action folds around to Jeff Madsen on the button who raises to 75,000. Spencer Chen pots it from the small blind to 255,000 and Jeff Madsen immediately moves all in. Chen makes the call.

Madsen:     
Chen:     

The board runs out       and Jeff Madsen takes down the pot, eliminating Spencer Chen in 9th place.

Jeff Madsen - 3,500,000
Spencer Chen - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:08 PM Local Time

John O'Shea raises from under the gun to 80,000 and Spencer Chen pots it to 255,000 from the big blind. O'Shea four-bets all in for 385,000 and Chen makes the call.

O'Shea:     
Chen:     

The board runs out       and Chen improves to a flush for the high, and the two will chop the low.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:04 PM Local Time

Action folds to Sun Kwak in the hijack who raises to 75,000. It folds through the button and small blind to Jeff Madsen in the big blind, who calls.

The flop falls     and Madsen checks to Kwak who checks back. Both players see the   hit the turn and Madsen leads out for 115,000. Kwak folds and Madsen takes down the pot.

Jeff Madsen - 2,600,000
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