Saturday June 18 2011  : Event 24: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout entered its third and last day of play with the original field of 387 whittled down to a final table Thursday.
 
Scott Baumstein, Jeffrey Gross, Dan Smith, Tom Marchese, Nicolas Fierrogottner, Nikita Lebedev, Todd Terry, Adam Junglen, Sean Getzwiller and Mark Radoja were all that remained of a star-studded registration list when play re-commenced.
 
By late evening Thursday Vegas time after ten hours of tough poker there were still 5 players in action at level 27, with Canadian ace Mark Radoja leading Scott Baumstein, Adam Junglen, Jeffrey Gross and Nicolas Fierrogottner.