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The Round Table – Jeff Madsen – Q & A’s with Your Favorite Pros

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Name: Jeff Madsen

Nickname: The Kid

Date of birth: 06/07/1985

Place of birth: Santa Monica, CA

Currently residing: Las Vegas and Los Angeles

Favorite song to listen to before a tournament that gets you pumped up
: Any Eminem song.

Craziest prop bet: I prop bet with Gavin Smith at the World Series for a lot of money. I have done a lot of stupid prop bets…and they are all stupid because I always lose!

Favorite places to travel: Australia. I haven’t been enough places; I want to go everywhere I haven’t been, all over Europe, ETC.

What do you like to do in your spare time: Write, play sports, skateboard, watch films, play video games, play poker, travel.

Any celebrity crushes:
Scarlet Johansen, Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, and Jessica Simpson.

If you weren't playing poker what career would you have:
A filmmaker and it doesn’t matter that I play poker, I will still do everything I want to.

What is something no one knows about you: I am part Mexican.

Favorite movie: I am a film major so I have many. I like any movie that makes you think about your own life. For example: American Beauty, Garden State and Fight Club.

Hobbies: I like to collect things and travel.

Describe yourself in three words: Philosophical, comical, honest

What are you most proud of in your life: Having my family and friends in my life.

What is your favorite smell:
New car smell

Favorite taste: A kiss

Favorite sound:

Biggest impulse purchase: My house…it was a 3 day decision.

When you aren’t in a tournament what are you doing day to day: Sleeping, playing video games, watching TV, hanging out with friends.

What do you spend your money on: My friends, food, and electronics.

How many live tournaments do you play a year: I would say about 70.

How do you celebrate when you make a big score, either tournaments, cash, online or live
: well one of the times I had a big score I took friends out drinking, remembering what all the struggle was for.

What are you up to now: Playing poker, getting my house together, just figuring out life, and writing a book.

WSOP Bracelets: 2

WSOP cashes:

Number of TV final tables bubbled:

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