Dominik Nitsche, who won a bracelet in Las Vegas this summer, is off to a good start here in Cannes. In a recent hand, four players put in 100 each preflop and saw a flop of . The young German was first to act in the small blind and eyed up his opponents' stack before tossing out a bet of 600. One by one Nitsche's opponents folded and he took down the pot uncontested.
It wasn't much of a hand, but it gave us a good excuse to let you know that Nitsche is up to 5,800 in the first thirty minutes, nearly twice the starting stack.