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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 7:49 PM Local Time

Jason Wheeler opens to 65,000 from the button, winning the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:48 PM Local Time

Greg Merson raises to 70,000 in the cutoff, and scoops the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:47 PM Local Time

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

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:45 PM Local Time
Bryn Kenney opens to 65,000 from early position, winning the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 7:45 PM Local Time

Greg Merson gets a walk in the big blind.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:45 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 65,000 from the cutoff, and Michael Wang three-bets to 180,000 from the small blind. Kenney responds with an all-in four-bet, and Wang quickly folds.

Bryn Kenney - 3,586,000 (119 bb)
Michael Wang - 737,000 (24 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:42 PM Local Time

Jason Wheeler opens the action in the cutoff, raising for 65,000, and will take down the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:41 PM Local Time
Jason Wheeler opens to 65,000 from the button, and Bryn Kenney three-bets to 145,000 from the small blind. Wheeler folds.
Friday, May 29, 2015 7:39 PM Local Time

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

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:38 PM Local Time
Michael Wang opens to 65,000 in the hijack, winning the blinds and antes.
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Friday, May 29, 2015 7:37 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens in early position for 65,000, and will take down the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:37 PM Local Time

Amir Lehavot opens to 70,000 under the gun, and Greg Merson defends his big blind.

The flop comes    , and Lehavot continues out for 65,000. Merson folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:33 PM Local Time
Level: 25
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante: 5,000
Friday, May 29, 2015 7:26 PM Local Time
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Bryn Kenney - 3,195,000 (106 bb)
Greg Merson - 2,700,000 (90 bb)
Amir Lehavot - 1,230,000 (41 bb)
Arturn Koren - 1,170,000 (39 bb)
Michael Wang - 900,000 (30 bb)
Jason Wheeler - 795,000 (26 bb)
Joe Ebanks - 565,000 (18 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:08 PM Local Time
Players are off for a 20-minute break. The seven remaining players  will return at Level 25 with 15,000/30,000 blinds and a 5,000 ante.
Friday, May 29, 2015 7:08 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 55,000 from the cutoff, and Artur Koren calls on the button.

The flop comes    , and both players check. The turn is the  , and Koren bets 45,000. Kenney check-calls. The river is the  , and Kenney checks again. Koren bets another 126,000 on the end, and Kenney calls.

Koren shows    for king-high, and Kenney shows   . The ace-high call wins him the pot.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:04 PM Local Time

Greg Merson opens the action in early position for 55,000. Action folds around, and Merson picks up the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 7:03 PM Local Time
Jason Wheeler opens to 52,000 from the button, and and Artur Koren three-bets to 127,000 from the big blind. Wheeler moves all in for around 650,000, and Koren lays it down.
Friday, May 29, 2015 7:00 PM Local Time

Artur Koren raises to 55,000 under the gun, and Michael Wang three-bets to 112,000. Koren folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:57 PM Local Time

Michael Wang opens in the hijack for 52,000. In the small blind, Amir Lehavot raises to 127,000, and Wang folds.

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