As we made the rounds through the Purple section of the Amazon Room, we were approached by Jeff Blenkarn, who handed us a slip of paper with his table and seat number and chip count.
"Are you PokerNews? Are you doing the updates for this event?" he asked nervously. "I'd like you to update my chip count please. It'll save me from having to text my family and friends back home."
We enquired as to whether this was his starting chip counts. "No sir," Blenkarn replied with a smile. "I just doubled up!"