Hundreds Expected for San Jose Tournament - Tuesday 28th of February 2006

SAN JOSE, California – As reported by the Gilroy Dispatch: "A field of 500 poker players is expected next week to attend the 10th Annual Shooting Star Tournament at Bay 101 in San Jose.

"Danny Nguyen of San Jose returns to defend his title Monday morning as No-Limit Hold 'Em play begins in the five-day event.

"The 2005 event drew a record 440 players. Tournament director Matt Savage, the most familiar face in televised poker tournaments in the world, believes that this week's event will reach the projected 500 figure.

"…The winner of the tournament will receive a one million dollar check and a seat in the World Poker Tour Championship event in Las Vegas later this year. One feature that draws a strong field of potential millionaires is the bounties portion of the tournament…"

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