In second is Gavin Smith with $369,500. Ryan Young, a 2007 WSOP bracelet winner, starts Day 4 third in chips with $294,500.
Other notables among the 27 players remaining include Tommy Wang ($253,500), Cliff Josephy (231,500), Bill Gazes and Victor Ramdin (89,500).
Also still in are two women, including Svetlana “Glum Girl” Gromenkova, who we actually think may be attempting a smile in this photo.
For full chip counts and reports, go here. To find out why Lawrence Paden thinks Madsen is a “f-ing joke” check out the “Paden Tanked” hand recap half way down on the final page of Day 3 reporting.