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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 8:27 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens the action to 65,000 in the cutoff. Greg Merson calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and both players check. On the turn  , Merson bets 85,000, and Kenney folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:25 PM Local Time

On the button, Bryn Kenney raises to 65,000. Artur Koren calls in the small blind, and Michael Wang folds his big blind.

On the     flop, Koren checks, and Kenney bets 90,000. Koren calls, and the turn falls the  . Koren checks, and Kenney bets 220,000. Koren calls, and the river is the  .

Once again, Koren checks, and Kenney fires 470,000. Koren instantly folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:22 PM Local Time

Michael Wang opens to 65,000 under the gun, winning the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:21 PM Local Time

Michael Wang raises to 65,000 in the cutoff, and Bryn Kenney calls in the big blind.

Both players check the     flop. On the turn  , Kenney checks and Wang bets 75,000. Kenney folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:19 PM Local Time

Michael Wang raises from the button to 65,000, and will win the blinds and antes.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 8:18 PM Local Time
Friday, May 29, 2015 8:17 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens from the button to 65,000, and will scoop the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:17 PM Local Time
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Amir Lehavot moves all in for 330,000 from the cutoff, and Artur Koren calls from the big blind.

Lehavot:   
Koren:   

Lehavot is in trouble, and he fails to improve as the board runs out      . He's been eliminated in sixth place, narrowly missing out on a second career bracelet.

Artur Koren - 2,595,000 (87 bb)
Amir Lehavot - Eliminated

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:13 PM Local Time

Greg Merson opens the action to 65,000 from the cutoff, and will pick up the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:12 PM Local Time

First in from the small blind, Amir Lehavot moves all in for 280,000. Jason Wheeler folds his big blind.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:11 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 65,000 in early position, winning the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:10 PM Local Time

Amir Lehavot moves all in, winning the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:09 PM Local Time

Joe Ebanks moves all in under the gun for 360,000. Amir Lehavot calls in the hijack, and Artur Koren pushes all in from the small blind for 910,000. Amir Lehavot calls.

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Ebanks   
Lehavot   
Koren   

The board runs      , and Koren's set of aces knock out Joe Ebanks in 7th place.

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Artur Koren - 2,240,000 (75 bb)
Amir Lehovat - 280,000 (9 bb)
Joe Ebanks - Eliminated in 7th position ($63,210)

Friday, May 29, 2015 8:03 PM Local Time

Three players see the flop come    , and Bryn Kenney leads out for 85,000. Arturn Koren calls, Greg Merson folds, and the turn brings the  . It goes check-check. The river is the   putting trips on board, and Kenney checks. Koren bets 165,000, and Kenney calls.

Koren shows something, but it's not clear what it was. Regardless, Kenney's    wins the pot with a full house.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:59 PM Local Time

Michael Wang raises to 65,000 in early position. Bryn Kenney moves all in, and Wangs instantly folds.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 7:57 PM Local Time

Artur Koren raises to 65,000 under the gun, and will scoop the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:56 PM Local Time

Michael Wang raises to 65,000 in the cutoff. Amir Lehavot reraises to 160,000, and Wang folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:54 PM Local Time

Greg Merson gets a walk.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:54 PM Local Time

Joe Ebanks gets a walk in the big blind.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:52 PM Local Time

Amir Lehavot opens in the hijack for 65,000. Bryn Kenney calls from the button.

On the    , both players check. The turn is the  , and Lehavot checks. Kenney bets 105,00, and Lehavot folds.

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