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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

EVENT UPDATES

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Friday, May 29, 2015 10:49 PM Local Time
On the button, Bryn Kenney raises to 110,000, and scoops the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 10:49 PM Local Time
Bryn Kenney opens to 130,000 from the small blind, winning the big blind and the antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 10:47 PM Local Time
Level: 27
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante: 5,000
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:35 PM Local Time
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That the end of the level, and we've reached the scheduled dinner break. It's 60 minutes long, so play will resume around 10:35 PM PDT.

Bryn Kenney - 6,105,000
Greg Merson - 1,610,000
Artur Koren - 1,440,000
Michael Wang - 1,400,000

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:35 PM Local Time

Artur Koren opens to 85,000 under the gun, and Bryn Kenney three-bets to 210,000. Koren calls, and off they go to the flop.

It comes    , and Kenney bets 265,000, ending the hand right there.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:32 PM Local Time

Michael Wang calls from the small blind, and Greg Merson checks his option.

On the     flop, Wang bets 45,000. Merson raises to 115,000, and Wang folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:30 PM Local Time
On the button, Bryn Kenney raises to 85,000, and scoops the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:29 PM Local Time
Michael Wang opens to 85,000 under the gun, and Bryn Kenney three-bets to 205,000 from the small blind. Wang folds.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:28 PM Local Time

In the small blind, Greg Merson calls and Bryn Kenney checks his option in the big blind.

On the     flop, Kenney folds as soon as Merson moves out a bet.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:28 PM Local Time
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Artur Koren (pictured) opens to 85,000 from the button, and Greg Merson defends his big blind.

The flop comes    , and Merson leads out for 110,000. Koren calls. The turn brings the   and another bet from Merson -- 215,000 this time. Koren calls again, and the river   completes the board. Merson checks this time. Koren makes an uncounted bet of somewhere close to 400,000, and Merson quickly folds.

Merson is now the short stack at the table as Koren has pipped in front of him with that pot.

Artur Koren - 1,654,000 (41 bb)
Greg Merson - 1,490,000 (37 bb)

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Friday, May 29, 2015 9:22 PM Local Time
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In the small blind, Artur Koren moves all in for 2,059,000. Michael Wang calls for less on the big blind with 850,000.

Koren   
Wang   

The board runs       for a rivered king-high straight to double up Wang.

Michael Wang - 1,720,000 (43 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:19 PM Local Time
Under the gun, Michael Wang raises to 85,000. In the big blind, Artur Koren three-bets all in. Wang folds.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:17 PM Local Time
On the button, Michael Wang raises to 85,000. Greg Merson three-bets from the small blind to 175,000 before Bryn Kenney reraises to 310,000. Wang and Merson quickly fold.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:15 PM Local Time

Artur Koren limps the button, Michael Wang completes the small blind, and Greg Merson checks his option in the big.

All three players check through the     flop. The turn is the  , and a bet of 80,000 from Wang is enough to win him the pot.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:13 PM Local Time
Michael Wang gets a walk.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:12 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 105,000 from the small blind, and Artur Koren defends his big blind.

The flop is    , and Koren leads out into the pot for 125,000. Kenney folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:11 PM Local Time
On the button, Michael Wang raises to 85,000, and scoops the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:10 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 85,000 under the gun, and Greg Merson defends his big blind.

The flop comes    , and Kenney continues out for 110,000. Merson check-calls that bet, then checks again on the   turn. Kenney checks behind. The river is the  , and Merson leads out with a bet of 225,000. Kenney calls.

Merson tables    for a pair of nines, but Kenney shows    to wn the pot with a pair of queens.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:08 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney raises from the button, winning the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:07 PM Local Time
Under the gun, Michael Wang raises to 85,000, and Wang scoops the blinds and antes.
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