Thursday July 7, 2011 : Event 57: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split entered its second day of action mid-afternoon Wednesday with 173 players returning to the tables and the money bubble due to burst around position 36.
 
The original field of 352 had been reduced by 179 eliminations by the time the first day was in the books, with Gary Bolden the chip leader and a slew of top players still in contention including Mike Matusow (20,700), Huck Seed (14,400), David “Doc” Sands (33,600), Erik Seidel (57,500), Allen Kessler (58,500), Chris Bjorin (53,400), David Bach (49,900), Phil Laak (39,400), and Nick Binger (48,400).
 
Late Wednesday night, level 15 had been reached and just 41 players remained, with the chip lead held by Phil Laak on 330,000, pursued by Bryce Yockey (310,000) and Nick Schulman (300,000)