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Christoph Vogelsang Writes His Own Chip and a Chair Story; Wins $2,644,000

More than 40 years ago, at the 1982 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, Jack "Treetop" Straus lost a pot that left him with a solitary chip in his stack, which he found hidden under a napkin. As he hadn't declared himself all-in, Straus was allowed to continue with his single chip and famously went on to become the 1982 WSOP Main Event champion; the phrase chip and a chair was born.

Fastforward to the weekend just gone, and German ace Christoph Vogelsang wrote a chip and a chair story of his own.