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Poker News: February 24, 2006

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Hollywood Poker Star James Woods Places 24th in 2006 Los Angeles Poker Classic

Hollywood Poker (, where the stars come to play, is pleased to announce that Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner James Woods placed 24th in the 2006 Los Angeles Poker Classic held at the Commerce Casino. The four-day event began on Thursday, February 16 with a $10,000 buy-in.

The actor outlasted a field of 693 players, with a prize pool of more than $5 million, including Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Jennifer Tilly and Phil Laak. Woods will also play in the World Poker Tour Invitational on Wednesday, February 22 at the Commerce Casino.

Commenting on the tournament, James Woods said, "Some of the greatest players in the poker world participated in this event and I am thrilled for the opportunity to have played with them in this tournament. There are some days where you are really lucky and then there are days where you play badly. I had some really great battles in this tournament and won many, but in the end my luck just ran out."

The actor was most recently seen on the NBC program "E.R." on February 2, 2006. Woods has earned three Emmys, including two Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries or Special Awards for his work in "Promise" and "My Name Is Bill W." His two Oscar nominations from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences were for Best Actor for his astonishing performance in "Salvador" and for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal in "Ghosts of Mississippi." Woods started playing poker seriously a few years ago and has become a formidable poker competitor.

Many celebrities are clamoring to be a part of Hollywood Poker. Celebrities that have played in recent events include Woods, Vince Van Patten ("World Poker Tour"), Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld"), Dennis Quaid ("Yours, Mine and Ours"), Mena Suvari ("American Beauty"), Lenny Dykstra (NY Mets), Jon Favreau ("Elf"), Donnie Wahlberg ("Saw II"), Joshua Malina ("West Wing"), Mimi Rogers ("The Door in the Floor"), Kevin Nealon ("Weeds"), Anthony Anderson ("Hustle and Flow"), Camryn Manheim ("The Practice"), Kevin Pollak ("The Usual Suspects"), Dulé Hill ("West Wing"), Willie Garson ("Sex in the City"), Jeremy Sisto ("Six Feet Under"), Stephen Collins ("7th Heaven"), Seth Meyers ("Saturday Night Live"), Larry Bowa (Major League Baseball Player and Manager), Meat Loaf ("Fight Club") and many others.

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Hollywood Poker ( is where the "Stars come to Play!" Our mission is to provide players with world-class, secure online poker entertainment with access to exclusive celebrity games. Hollywood Poker delivers the most technologically advanced online poker games, regular tournaments with huge prize pools, the industry's most professional and responsive player support team and vibrant and exciting game rooms and community message boards. At Hollywood Poker every player gets the star treatment. A membership to this exclusive club includes access to host your own online celebrity charity tournament, three weekly celebrity events, your choice of five bonus programs worth up to $1,000 and a chance to win a free spot in the World Series of Poker.

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