RG Council Bluffs Main Event (Day 2): Jose Mendoza Flops a Set to Hit 200K, Chip Leaders on Break

Level 15 (1,500/3,000/500)
Total Entrants: 319

Players Remaining: 62
Average Stack: 103,000

The RunGood Main Event field is on the first break of Day 2 and players are near the money bubble. The average stack is over 100,000 for the first time all tournament and action should be fast-paced coming into the new level with 25 big blinds marking the middle of the road. 

Jose Mendoza (pictured) managed to put his stack over 200,000 thanks to a flopped set near the end of the level. 

Mendoza, Seth Evans and Swadeep Mishra all put in 12,000 preflop and Mendoza checked the 8♣5♣2♠ flop from the big blind. Mishra checked in middle position and Evans bet 20,000 in the cutoff.

Mendoza put in a raise to 50,000 and Mishra folded. Evans folded shortly after and Mendoza showed 88 for a flopped set to take the pot. Evans is still near the top of the leaderboard. With 62 players remaining, a look at the current leaderboard is below with Ajing Ajing-Ring out in front.

Ajing Ajing-Ring - 255,000
Seth Evans - 245,000
Jose Mendoza - 220,000
Scott Allacher - 195,000
James Han - 190,000
Matt Morfitt - 185,000
Blair Hinkle - 185,000
Paul Cross - 165,000
Greg Jennings - 150,000
Mike Traylor - 140,000
Jasen Currie - 135,000


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