Daniel Negreanu Leads the World Poker Tour Season III WPT Insider Leaderboards

With four money finishes, two wins and more than 3 million in prizes, Daniel Negreanu leads the WPT Insider leaderboards.

(PRWEB) March 10, 2005 -- Daniel Negreanu, a well-respected poker pro, and a fixture on both the tournament circuit and in the biggest high-stakes cash games in Las Vegas, leads the Season III WPT Insider leaderboards with 2600 WPT Points.

Born in Toronto, Canada, Negreanu won the U.S. Poker title in í99, and a list of other titles since he turned pro in í97. Player on the year in 2004, he has had a terrific third World Poker Tour season so far with two wins, four money finishes and more than 3 million in cash prizes. Negreanu is followed by new poker superstar Michael Mizrachi and poker veteran Lee Watkinson, with 1400 points each.

Anyone can enter a WPT event. Part of the appeal of poker is that as long as you ante up the tournament entry fee, you can compete against the best. You don't have to be a pro, unlike other professional sports.

Players can enter WPT online satellites for the Party Poker Million, Bay 101 Shooting Stars, the L.A. Poker Classic and the WPT Championship. The Party Poker Million is a tournament held on a magnificent cruise ship and the Shooting Stars is a unique poker tournament in which poker fans can play against a poker superstar. The WPT Championship is the biggest poker tournament of the year, with a buy-in of $25,000. A complete list of these online satellites can be found at http://www.wptinsider.com.

Launched in 2004, the WPT Insider, at http://www.wptinsider.com, is the number one source for WPT results, news, event coverage, trip reports, and articles on the World Poker Tour. Itís a place any poker player should visit to get more information about the World Poker Tour.

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