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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 to Saturday, May 30, 2015

Event #2: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $5,000
  • Prizepool: $1,983,400
  • Entries: 422
  • Remaining: 0

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Friday, May 29, 2015 11:24 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 125,000 from the button, and Mike Wang folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:23 PM Local Time

On the button, Mike Wang opens to 120,000. Bryn Kenney folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:22 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 125,000 from the button, and Mike Wang three-bets to 380,000. Kenney folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:21 PM Local Time
Bryn Kenney gets a walk in the big blind.
Friday, May 29, 2015 11:21 PM Local Time

On the button, Bryn Kenney opens to 125,000. Mike Wang raises to 380,000, and Kenney calls.

The flop comes    . Wang bets 400,000, and Kenney calls. On the   turn, Wang checks and Kenney bets 670,000. Wang calls.

With the river  , both players check. Wang shows    and Kenney mucks.

Mike Wang - 4,275,000 (85 bb)
Bryn Kenney - 6,310,000 (126 bb)

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Friday, May 29, 2015 11:15 PM Local Time

Mike Wang opens to 120,000 from the button, and Bryn Kenney calls.

The flop comes    , and Kenney check-calls a bet of 110,000. The turn brings the   to pair the board, and now Kenney leads out for 135,000 of his own chips. Wang folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:12 PM Local Time

On the button, Bryn Kenney raises to 125,000. Mike Wang calls.

The flop comes     and both players check. On the   turn, Wang bets 100,000, and Kenney calls. The river falls   and Wang checks.

Kenney bets 180,000, and Wang folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:09 PM Local Time

Mike Wang opens to 120,000 from the button, and Bryn Kenney calls.

The flop comes    , and Kenney checks to the raiser. Wang continues out for 110,000, and Kenney calls. The turn is the  , and Kenney checks again. Wang increases the bet to 265,000, and Kenney doesn't waste any time reaching for the calling chips.

That brings them to the river  , and Kenney checks for the third time. Wang is not slowing down now, and he puts out a final bet of 585,000. Kenney takes his time here, adjusting in his chair and eying up the board and his opponent. After maybe 45 seconds, he folds.

Mike Wang - 3,285,000 (65 bb)
Bryn Kenney - 7,270,000 (145 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:05 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens on the button for 125,000. Mike Wang folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:05 PM Local Time

Mike Wang opens to 120,000 from the button, and Bryn Kenney three-bets to 275,000. Wang moves all in over the top, and Kenney folds.

Mike Wang - 2,840,000 (57 bb)
Bryn Kenney - 7,715,000 (154 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:04 PM Local Time
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In the small blind, Bryn Kenney calls. Michael Wang moves all for 1,275,000, and Kenney calls.

Kenney -   
Wang -   

Kenney fails to hit as the board runs      , and Wang doubles up.

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Mike Wang - 2,560,000 (51 bb)
Bryn Kenney - 7,995,000 (159 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 11:00 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney gets a walk in the big blind.

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:59 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney raises from the button, and Mike Wang folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:58 PM Local Time

Mike Wang raises to 120,000 from the button, and Bryn Kenney folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:58 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney - 9,245,000 (184 bb)
Mike Wang - 1,310,000 (26 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:58 PM Local Time
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On the button, Artur Koren opens to 110,000. Bryn Kenney moves all in and Koren snap calls.

Kenney -   
Koren -   

The board runs     , and on the river, Kenney spikes the   to secure the knockout.

Bryn Kenney - 9,245,000 (184 bb)
Artur Koren - Eliminated in 3rd ($208,177)

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:54 PM Local Time
On the button, Bryn Kenney raises to 110,000, and scoops the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 10:54 PM Local Time
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Greg Merson opens to 100,000 from the button, and Bryn Kenney three-bet shoves from the small blind. Merson calls all in for 1,605,000, and he's flipping for his tournament life.

Merson:   
Kenney:   

The board runs out      , and Merson can not catch up. The two-time bracelet winner and 2012 Main Event Champion will have to settle for a fourth-place finish here today, good for more than $150,000. Certainly not a bad start to the summer.

Bryn Kenney - 7,870,000 (157 bb)
Greg Merson - Eliminated

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:52 PM Local Time
The action folds around to Greg Merson in the small blind. He raises to 150,000, and takes down the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 10:50 PM Local Time
Michael Wang opens to 120,000 from the small blind, winning the big blind and antes.
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