toto sgp Poker Plex introduces new points system

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As from January 1st 2006, toto sgp Poker Plex has launched a points system, called: ‘My Poker Points’ (MPP).

All Poker Plex players will automatically be enrolled to MPP, which can be earned either by Playing Ring Games as from January 1st 2006, or by playing in tournaments as from March 30th 2006!

MPPs balance can be viewed in the lobby.

MPPs can be used as buy-ins in free-roll tournaments, free-roll tournaments for super-satellites for big events, or can even be used to pay for tournament entry fees.

As the scheme expands, more promotional offers will be added, where players will be able to redeem their points!

To play online at Poker Plex please visit www.pokerplex.com

EPT Deauville winner

After four days of grueling poker action Mats Iremark has emerged the victor of the European Poker Tour’s French Open held in Deauville, France.

Beating the 434-strong player pool the unknown Iremark also defeated top names in the professional poker world including Marcel ‘The Flying Dutchman’ Luske, the Hendon Mob’s Ram Vaswani, Isabelle ‘No Mercy’ Mercier and 2004 World Series of Poker champion Greg ‘Fossilman’ Raymer. Although Mercier and Vaswani managed to finish in top positions Luske finished early on in the competition and Raymer was the very first player to go out.

For his €4000 buy-in Iremark takes home an impressive €480,000 and a €10,000 seat at the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo in March.

Tobey Maguire Wins at Poker

Spiderman star Tobey Maguire has won $95,480 and his first major Poker tournament at Phil Hellmuth’s Poker Invitational at the Hollywood Park Casino.

The $2,000 buy-in event lasted 13 hours on October 27, 2004 and was part of the casino’s eight annual National Championship of Poker tournament.

The actor outlasted a field of 123 players, with a prize pool of $246,000, including Danny Masterson of That ‘70s Show. Other players that placed in the tournament include Reza Payvar, Marcel Sabag, Glenn Cozen, George Yutuc, Alex Papachatzakis, Lang Lee, Lance Allred and Stan Goldstein.

Phil Hellmuth predicted that based on Maguire’s win, he will become one of the better poker stars.

The Phil Hellmuth Invitation tournament was the eighth of 12 tournament events held during the National Championship of Poker at Hollywood Park Casino. The tournament draws players from across the nation and has an estimated $1 million in prize pool money up for grabs.

Phil Hellmuth had his first win in 1989 at age 24, and became the youngest WSOP champ ever. Distinguished by his undeniable charisma and attitude, he now holds a record nine WSOP wins and tops the WSOP money list with over $3.5 million in earnings, making him one of the highest profile poker players in the world. Hellmuth has also scored winning hands as featured guest and commentator on most of ESPN’s poker programs, a columnist for Card Player Magazine and a regular on television’s #1 rated poker program, The World Poker Tour.

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