Friday July 1,2011 : Also bagging their chips after a first day were the 135 survivors in event 52: $2,500 Mixed Hold'em (Limit/No-Limit). All that remained of an initial field of 580, the survivors will be racing for a share of the $1.31 million prize pool on Friday when the second day of action commences.
Nikolay Losev leads on 114,100 with Joseph Cheong his closest opponent on 98,600 and Chris Moorman still up there in the top ten, along with Scott Montgomery, Max Pescatori and Jimmy Fricke.
First day casualties included Michael Mizrachi, Jennifer Lee, Mike Sexton, Erick Lindgren, Antonio Esfandiari, David Williams, Jerry Bust, Hoyt Corkins, David Chiu, John Juanda and Daniel Negreanu.
The money bubble bursts at position 54 in this event, so the second day action can be expected to be brisk!