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Event 36: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em saw 291 players of the original 1,734 entrants returning for a second day of play, with the money bubble set to burst at position 171. Marvin Rettenmaier led the field, followed closely by Dan O'Brien and Sudhakara Kattamuri.
 
Still in contention were a slew of high calibre players such as Dwyte Pilgrim, Gavin Smith, Lars Bonding, Eddy Sabat, Steven Watts, Bryn Kenney, Eric Baldwin, David Pham, Tomer Berda, Tim Phan, J.C. Tran, Tom Marchese, Jimmy Tran, Terrence Chan, Randal Flowers, Leo Wolpert, Jon Van Fleet and Tommy Vedes.
 
By the early hours of Thursday morning the end of Day 2 play was in sight as level 20 started, with 52 players left and Randy Dorfman leading.