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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 6:55 PM Local Time
Amir Lehavot gets a walk in the big blind.
Friday, May 29, 2015 6:53 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 55,000 in the hijack (again), winning the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:52 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 55,000 in the hijack, winning the single big blind plus the antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:50 PM Local Time
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Greg Merson opens the action in early position for 55,000. Action folds around to Long Nguyen in the big blind who raises to 155,000. Merson calls.

On th     flop, Nguyen bets 250,000, and Merson calls. The turn is   and Nguyen moves all in for 588,000. Merson snap calls and shows   . Nguyen tables his    shaking his head in disbelief. The river is the  , and Nguyen is sent to the rail to collect a $48,137 pay day.

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Greg Merson - 2,704,000 (112 bb)
Long Nguyen - Eliminated in 8th place ($48,137)

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:46 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 55,000 from the button, winning the blinds and antes.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 6:44 PM Local Time

Michael Wang raises under the gun to 52,000. Players fold, and Wang scoops the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:43 PM Local Time
Greg Merson opens to 55,000 from the cutoff, and Jason Wheeler three-bets to 140,000 from the small blind. The big blind quickly folds, as does Merson.
Friday, May 29, 2015 6:41 PM Local Time

Action is folded around to Greg Merson on the button, and he calls. Amir Lehavot calls in the small blind, and Jason Wheeler checks the big blind.

On the     flop, Lehavot and Wheeler check before Merson bets 36,000. Lehavot calls and Wheeler folds. On the turn  , Lehavot checks, and Merson bets 82,000. Lehavot folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:39 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 55,000 in early position, and Artur Koren calls in the next seat over. Amir Lehavot defends his big blind too, and it's three ways to the flop.

It comes    , and all three players check. The turn   pairs the board. Kenney bets 90,000, Koren folds, and Lehavot check-calls to see the river. It's the  , and Kenney reaches for more chips. He stacks up 255,000 and slides it across the imaginary betting line, and Lehavot tank-folds.

Bryn Kenney - 2,846,000 (118 bb)
Amir Lehavot - 1,191,000 (49 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:32 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney open raises to 55,000. Long Nguyen calls on the button, and Joe Ebanks calls in the small blind before Greg Merson raises to 235,000 in the big blind. Kenney, Nguyen, and Ebanks fold.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:30 PM Local Time
Jason Wheeler opens to 57,000 from early position, and Artur Koren three-bets to 125,000 in the cutoff. Everyone folds, including Wheeler, and Koren takes the pot.
Friday, May 29, 2015 6:28 PM Local Time

Amir Lehavot raises to 56,000 in early position. The action folds to Michael Wang in the small blind where he reraises to 155,000. Lehavot folds.

 

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:26 PM Local Time
Amir Lehavot opens to 56,000 in the hijack, winning the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 6:24 PM Local Time

Joe Ebanks raises to 55,000 in early position, and scoops the blinds and antes.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:23 PM Local Time
Amir Lehavot opens to 56,000 on the button, winning the blinds and antes.
Friday, May 29, 2015 6:21 PM Local Time

Action folds around to the blinds where Amir Lehavot raises to 62,000. Jason Wheeler calls.

On the     flop, Lehavot bets 65,000, and Wheeler calls. Both players check the turn  , and the river is  . Lehavot bets 40,000, and Wheeler raises to 235,000. Lehavot folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:18 PM Local Time
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Friday, May 29, 2015 6:16 PM Local Time

Bryn Kenney opens to 55,000 in early position, and Greg Merson calls from the small blind. Amir Lehavot does the same from the big blind, and the three men head off to the flop.

It comes    , and it checks to the raiser. Kenney continues out for 85,000, Merson calls, and Lehavot tank-folds.

Heads up now, the turn is the  , and Kenney bets another 147,000. Merson calls again.

The river is the  , and Kenney empties the clip with one final bet of 329,000. Merson tanks and calls. Kenney shows   , and Merson can't beat the overpair. He mucks, slipping out of the top spot and back into the pack. Kenney now holds a significant chip lead with more than 2.7 million chips -- well over 100 big blinds.

Bryn Kenney - 2,725,000 (113 bb)
Greg Merson - 1,528,000 (63 bb)

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:09 PM Local Time

In early position, Jason Wheeler raises to 51,000. Folded around to Greg Merson in the big blind, Merson reraises to 127,000. Wheeler folds.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:07 PM Local Time
Level: 24
Blinds: 12,000/24,000
Ante: 4,000
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