After almost 1 week of play, Borgata Winter Open (not longer part of World Poker Tour), one of Americas biggest live tournaments, had finally found its winner, Jeff Madsen. Jeff Madsen defeated a starting field of 766 players, which included some really big names (Gavin Smith & Jason Mercier just to mention 2). For the win, Madsen received $625,006. Now he has won almost $3 million dollars from different live tournaments and also got the best possible start on the new year.
Jeff Madsen info:
Jeff Madsen was born June 7, 1985 in Santa Monica, California. He made a name for himself back in 2006 when he won 2 WSOP bracelets and also ended up in 3rd place in 2 other WSOP events. Thanks to the great results in 2006 WSOP, he's the third-youngest winner of a WSOP event.