Tuesday June 28, 2011 : Event 47: $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better, a new WSOP event, commenced Monday as well, attracting a field of 450 players to the late afternoon start and generating a prize pool of $1.02 million.
 
The professional players were again out in force, with Allen Bari, David Chiu,  Andy Black, Allen Kessler, Thor Hansen, Jeffrey Lisandro, Jerry Buss, John Cernuto Barny Boatman, Tommy Vedes, Mel Judah, Max Pescatori, Mike Sexton, John D'Agostino, Richard Ashby, Chad Brown, Antony Lellouche, Mitch Schock, Jon Spinks, Dan Heimiller, Ylon Schwartz, Tom Schneider, Jean-Robert Bellande, Chris Tryba, David Steicke, Eric Baldwin, Mike Matusow, David Bach, Cyndy Violette and Kristy Gazes all appearing on the registration list.
 
226 survivors were left in the early hours of Tuesday morning Vegas time with just five hands remaining before the first day's action was wrapped up, having reached the required eight levels.
 
Bryan Micon was leading a star-studded top ten on 32,000, chased by Chris Tryba (23,000) and Chad Brown, Antony Lellouche, Eric Baldwin and Tom Dwan on 22 000 but with Al Barbieri, Max Pescatori, Dan Heimiller and Alexander Kostritsyn not far behind.