When we arrived at the table, Jon Lane had 80,000 in front of him from the cutoff seat and Nicholas Immekus had moved all in from the small blind for 551,000. Looking at the pot in the middle of the table, we can assume the action had been opened with a raise from another player and then Lane three-bet before Immekus four-bet shoved.
Action was now on Lane, and he tanked for a bit of time. Eventually, he made the call with the to have Immekus' dominated.
The flop came down , and Immekus picked up a wheel draw. The turn was the , leaving Immekus with only a five as an out. The river was close, but the wasn't what Immekus needed, and he was eliminated. Lane scooped the pot and moved to 2.7 million in chips. That's good enough for the current chip lead.
Lane hails from Oshkosh, Wisconsin and has nearly $600,000 in live tournament earnings. Add another $500,000-plus to that from online earnings, and he's into the seven figures. In the live realm, Lane has several World Series of Poker cashes — 10 to be exact — and he'll be adding another one to it here with this deep run in the 2013 Main Event. Lane has two other WSOP Main Event cashes coming from 2005 where he took 88th for $91,950 and 2008 where he got 613th for $21,230. He also has three WSOP final tables with his best result being a second-place finish in the $2,500 Mixed Hold'em event in 2011 for $187,844.