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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 9:06 PM Local Time

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

The flop comes    , and both players check through to the   turn. Merson bets 50,000, and Kenney calls. The river is the   to put a straight on board, and Merson bets 250,000. Kenney thinks it over for a good few seconds before calling.

Merson:   
Kenney:   

They chop the pot, both playing the board.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:03 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens with a raise under the gun, winning the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:02 PM Local Time
Bryn Kenney limps the button, and Michael Wang moves all in from the big blind. Kenney folds.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:00 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney raises to 105,000 from the small blind, and Artur Koren calls.

On the     flop, Kenney bets 130,000. Koren calls. The turn is the   and both players check. On the   river, Kenney checks, and Koren bets 230,000.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:58 PM Local Time

Michael Wang opens to 85,000 on the button, and Greg Merson three-bets to 155,000 from the small blind. Wang takes about 20 seconds to stare down at the felt before slowly sliding his cards back to the dealer.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 8:55 PM Local Time

Under the gun, Bryn Kenney raises to 85,000. Greg Merson calls from the big blind.

Both players check the     flop, and the river is  . Merson checks, and Kenney bets 110,000. Merson calls.

On the   river, Merson checks, and Kenney bets 315,000. Merson folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:52 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney limps the button, and Michael Wang checks his option in the big blind.

Both players check it all the way down on the       board, and Wang shows    to win the pot with a pair of threes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:50 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney raises to 105,000 from the small blind, and Artur Koren calls.

Both players check the     flop. On the   turn, both players check again. The river is the  , and Kenney bets 70,000. Koren folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:48 PM Local Time

Greg Merson completes from the small blind, and Bryn Kenney knocks the table for a free flop from the big.

It comes    , and Kenney bets 55,000. Merson check-folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:48 PM Local Time
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Michael Wang calls from the button, and Greg Merson raises all in with    from the big blind.

Wang calls with   , and the board runs out       for Wang to double up through Merson.

Michael Wang - 840,000 (21 bb)
Greg Merson - 2,775,000 (69 bb)

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Friday, May 29, 2015 8:44 PM Local Time
Under the gun, Greg Merson raises to 80,000. Bryn Kenney, on the button, three-bets to 215,000. Merson folds.
Friday, May 29, 2015 8:44 PM Local Time
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Jason Wheeler moves all in for 359,000 from the button, and Artur Koren quickly calls from the big blind.

Wheeler:   
Koren:   

The board runs out      , and Wheeler is unable to hold. Koren's pair of queens usher him out in fifth place, and Wheeler begins the summer with a six-figure cash worth more than $112,000. The bracelet will have to wait for now, though.

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Artur Koren - 1,944,000
Jason Wheeler - Eliminated

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:41 PM Local Time

Greg Merson raises from the button to 80,000. Bryn Kenney cals from the big blind.

On the     flop, both players check. The turn is the  , and Kenney bets 100,000. Merson folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:39 PM Local Time

Artur Koren opens to 80,000 from the cutoff, and Greg Merson three-bets to 190,000 in the small blind. Everyone folds, and Merson wins the pot.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:37 PM Local Time
In the cutoff, Bryn Kenney raises to 85,000, and wins the blinds and antes.
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Friday, May 29, 2015 8:36 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante: 5,000
Friday, May 29, 2015 8:36 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 85,000 from the button, and Artur Koren three-bet shoves for 1,500,000 in the small blind. Everyone folds, and Koren wins the pot.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:35 PM Local Time

In the cutoff, Greg Merson raises to 60,000, and Artur Koren calls from the big blind.

Koren checks the     flop, and Mersons bets 35,000. Koren calls, and the turn is the  . Koren checks, and Merson fires for 150,000. Koren calls, and the river comes the  .

After another Koren check, Merson bets 375,000. Koren calls, and Merson tables    for a set of sixes. Koren mucks his hand.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:32 PM Local Time

Michael Wang opens to 65,000 from the cutoff, and Bryn Kenney defends his big blind.

The flop comes    , and Wang continues out for 85,000. Kenney check-calls, and the turn brings the  . Both players check, and the   fills out the board on fifth street. Check-check.

Kenney shows   , winning the pot with a pair of jacks.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:28 PM Local Time
Michael Wang raises to 65,000 from the button, and scoops the blinds and antes.
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