RG TULSA MAIN EVENT (Day 2): Jafar Kamarei Eliminated 18th ($2,118), Jesse Jones Over 1 Million

Level 18 (5,000/10,000/1,000)
Total Entrants: 346
Players Remaining: 17
Chip Average: 407,000

Jesse Jones continues to send foes and eliminated Jafar Kamarei (pictured) after picking off Kamarei's river shove to take a large pot. 

Gable Hildebrand opened under the gun to 22,000 and Jones called in middle position. Kamarei came in the from the cutoff and the flop came out J♠85. The flop checked through and Kamarei bet 35,000 on the K♣ turn. Only Jones called and the 8♣ completed the board. Jones checked again and Kamarei shoved for close to 300,000. Jones took a minute and called with Q♣Q♠, and Kamarei's A9 went into the muck.

Jones is second in chips with 1,120,000 and the field is on a short break. A look at the updated chip counts is below. 

  1. Dan Martin - 520,000
  2. RJ Michel - 280,000
  3. Jose Mendoza - 185,000
  4. Bernard Lee - 340,000
  5. Charles Bass - 405,000
  6. Shawn Fuller - 465,000
  7. Eric Thompson - 1,375,000
  8. Ted Forshey - 320,000
  9. Mike Marn - 140,000
  1. David Griffin - 70,000
  2. Gable Hildebrand - 110,000
  3. Jon Bennett - 255,000
  4. Jesse Jones - 1,120,000
  5. Mark Van Kiersbilck - 3350,000
  6. Dan Lowery - 310,000
  7. Shawn McCracken - 455,000
  8. Linda Kittle - 160,000