With three levels left in the evening, the race is on to see who will be end-of-day chip leader. Robin Hegele is certainly making a good go of it, having chipped up to almost 400,000.
And he surpassed that mark after holding with against the of an opponent on a run out.
"Never would have guessed that would have happened!" said a tablemate.
"Huh?" replied Hegele.
"Don't worry," said tabemate Manig Loeser,. "Germans aren't known for their sense of humour."