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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Monday, June 29, 2015 to Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Event #59: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $2,909,250
  • Entries: 2,155
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:00 PM Local Time

Yorane Kerignard limps from the small blind, and Alex Lindop checks his option. The dealer fans out a     flop, and Lindop checks to Kerignard, who fires 125,000. Lindop mucks, and the pot is Kerignard's.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:58 PM Local Time

Alex Lindop raises to 250,000 from under the gun, and he takes down the blinds and antes.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:54 PM Local Time

Yorane Kerignard raises to 280,000 from the small blind, and he takes down the pot.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:52 PM Local Time

Alex Lindop limps from the small blind, and as soon as Yorane Kerignard reaches for raising chips, Lindop's hand is in the muck.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:51 PM Local Time

Haixia Zhang bumps it up to 400,000 in the small blind, and Alex Lindop reraises to 925,000. Zhang calls, but after the flop of    , she check folds to a bet of 825,000 from Lindop, who is now over five million in chips.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:48 PM Local Time

Yorane Kerignard raises to 250,000 on the button, and he takes down the pot.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:45 PM Local Time

Haixia Zhang raises to 250,000 from under the gun, and she is called by Alex Lindop on the button and Aurelien Guiglini in the big blind. The dealer fans out a flop of    , and it checks to Zhang, who continues for 450,000. Only Lindop calls, and the   comes on the turn. Zhang keeps up the pressure with a bet of 500,000, and Lindhop flats again. The river brings the  , and Zhang knuckles this time. Lindop fires out 475,000, and after some deliberation, Zhang kicks her cards in.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:38 PM Local Time

Aurelien Guiglini raises to 250,000 from under the gun, and Alex Lindop three-bets to 565,000. Guiglini calls, and the first flop of the day is    . Lindop taps the felt, then folds to a bet of 425,000 from Guiglini.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:34 PM Local Time

Yorane Kerignard raises to 250,000 from under the gun, and Haixia Zhang reraises to 600,000. It folds back to Kerignard, who also kicks it in, and Zhang takes down the pot.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:30 PM Local Time

Yorane Kerignard raises to 250,000 on the button, and from the small blind, Alex Lindop reraises to 660,000. Back to Kerignard now, he moves all in for about 2.5 million, and Lindop releases, giving the pot to Kerignard.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:27 PM Local Time

Haixia Zhang raises to 250,000, and she takes down the blinds and antes.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:24 PM Local Time

Haixia Zhang bumps it up to 425,000 on the button, and from the small blind, Alex Lindop moves all in. It folds back around to Zhang, who asks for a count. Once she gets the number, she kicks it in, and Lindop takes the pot.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:21 PM Local Time

Haixia Zhang bumps it up to 300,000, and the rest of the table kicks it in.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:18 PM Local Time

Alex Lindop raises to 250,000 from under the gun, and next to act, Yorane Kerignard reraises to 600,000. It folds back around to Lindop, who cuts out a four-bet of 1.175 million, and slides it in. Kerignard kicks in his hand, and the pot goes to Lindop

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:14 PM Local Time

Another raise and take it, as a bet of 250,000 from Haixia Zhang gets folds from everyone.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:12 PM Local Time

Alex Lindop bumps it up tp 250,000, and that gets folds from the rest of the table.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:09 PM Local Time

Yorane Kerignard raises to 250,000, and he takes down the blinds and antes.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:08 PM Local Time

The final four players from Event #59 have returned to the Mothership, and the cards are now in the air! Stay tuned for hand-for-hand updates until a winner is decided!

Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:05 PM Local Time
Level: 32
Blinds: 60000/120000
Ante: 15000
Thursday, July 2, 2015 11:47 AM Local Time

2014 Ladies Event champion and Event 59 chip leader, Haixia Zhang

Three days weren't enough in Event 59, a $1,500 no-limit hold'em tournament, as the final four participants return to crown a champion today at 1 p.m. PT. Leading the way is Haixia Zhang who just last year won the Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship for her first bracelet. If she's able to hang on to her lead, she'll become the second Ladies Event winner to record a follow-up WSOP victory.

Here's a look at how the players stack up:

  • Haixia Zhang - 4,800,000
  • Alex Lindop - 4,200,000
  • Aurelien Guiglini - 3,655,000
  • Yorane Kerignard - 3,490,000

While each of the remaining players have locked up $165,492, all eye the $531,037 first prize and gold bracelet set to head to first.

Don't forget to check back with us when cards go in the air at 1 p.m. as hand-for-hand updates will continue at that time. See you then!