Saturday July 2 , 2011  : Event 52: $2,500 Mixed Hold'em (Limit/No-Limit) started with a field of 580, but a mere 153 were still competing at the start of the second day Friday, with Nikolay Losev holding the lead, chased by Chris Bell, Chris Moorman, Scott Montgomery, Max Pescatori, and Jimmy Fricke.
 
Going into the small hours of Saturday morning Vegas time the field was down to 11 following the most recent bust-out by Max Pescatori at 12th position.
 
Still competing fiercely at level 18 on the second day were Brandon Meyers (chip leader on 690,000), Aalok Arora (673,000), Noah Boeken, Matt Matros, Matt Hawrilenko, Brian Smith, Nikolay Losev, Adam Sanders, Dylan Drazen, Jonathan Lane and Pieter De Korver.