Chip leader Jon Lane raised to 32,000 from early position, and David Stephens three-bet to 84,000 from late position. Action folded back to Lane, who called. The dealer fanned a flop and Lane check-called a bet worth 104,000. On the turn, Lane became the aggressor by leading out for 105,000. Stephens responded by raising to 280,000, and Lane called after a minute of thought.
With nearly a million chips now in the pot, the fell on the river. Lane checked, and Stephens stared at the board for about two minutes before deciding to check behind. Lane flipped over for queens and sevens, and Stephens showed .
"Couldn't get you off that if I jammed the river, could I?" Stephens asked Lane. The chip leader shook his head with a sly grin on his face, and began adding chips to his tower.