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LG Mobile Phones Sponsors Poker Showdown

14 December 2005

LOS ANGELES – (PRESS RELEASE) -- On Sunday, December 18th, LG Mobile Phones will sponsor the first-annual LG All-Star Poker Showdown, hosted by Jenny McCarthy. The event will feature professional poker stars Johnny Chan and Chris Moneymaker providing poker lessons for and playing against the finest poker enthusiasts Hollywood has to offer, and will offer them an intimate look at the new LG phone, The 'V'. The star-studded guest list will arrive at the Palms Casino and proceed to the very new and highly exclusive Hardwood Suite to begin the tournament.

"Johnny and I have had some epic nights of poker playing at the Palms," said Moneymaker. "We're both very excited at the opportunity to teach, and compete against, Hollywood's best poker players at the LG All-Star Poker Showdown."

The Palms Resort and Casino offers a luxurious venue in their deluxe Hardwood Suite which will host a field of poker pros and celebrities competing in the No Limit Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, with the winner receiving a complete home technology makeover from LG Electronics. This exclusive event will have music provided by celebrity DJ AM and the myriad of luxuries that have come to be associated will LG Mobile Phones events, everything from an incredibly unique wet bar to thoroughly relaxing chair massages will be available throughout the evening.

"We designed the LG All-Star Poker Showdown to be a unique fusion of music and entertainment which is the essence behind our latest phone -- The V." Said Jon Maron, Director of Marketing for LG Mobile Phones. "The V is the ultimate entertainment device featuring a 1.3 megapixal camera, MP3 player and the world's smallest LCD screen allowing users to watch music videos or their favorite movies."

The 'V' is the most highly sought-after gift at the top of all of Hollywood's holiday wish-lists because of its robust stereo sound, full type-style keyboard, and abundant multi-media functionality including games, MP3 capability, email and streaming video.

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