Thursday July 7, 2011 : Event 56: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em started out with 3,389 but by late night Wednesday on the second day of play only 80 remained at level 18, led by Bryn Kenney on 600,000 and Selin Oulmekki (570,000)
 
Only 463 players survived the first day's bloodbath at the tables, with Ben Volpe holding the chip advantage and everyone hoping to make position 342 where the cashes started.
 
Still very active in the field before midnight Wednesday were Brandon Meyers, Gavin Smith and Andrew Lichtenberger.
 
The winner of this event will take home $777,928.