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The Magic Player Rewards was a program set up by Wizards of the Coast to promote play in DCI tournaments. It replaced the Legend Membership Program.[1] Promotional cards were sent to eligible players based on the number of DCI-sanctioned tournaments in which they participated.

The first phase of the program, two tokens were earned for every five tournaments in which enrolled members participated. It is important to note that at the time, official tokens were not widely available and had only been included in booster packs of Unglued. Special foil or alternate art cards were awarded for participation in twenty events.

The next phase of the program replaced the tokens with textless, extended or alternate art premium cards. The reward for participation in twenty events remained normal format (not textless) until 2007, when those too became textless and foil.

On November 15, 2010, Wizards of the Coast discontinued the Magic Player Rewards program. The last set of rewards were the December 2010 mailing.[2] Player rewards were stopped because it was a financially inefficient program.[3]

A list of past player rewards promos is below. The first entry in each year is the reward for participating in twenty events, the rest that follow are the rewards for participation in five events.


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  1. Sideboard Staff. (2000.) "Magic Player Rewards Program"
  2. Wizards of the Coast (November 15, 2010). "Magic Player Rewards Program Discontinued". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Mark Rosewater (September 05, 2015). "Will we ever get things like player rewards again?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  4. Magic Arcana (May 27, 2002). "Player Rewards tokens". Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Magiclibrarities Magic Player Rewards Promos
  6. Magic Arcana (December 26, 2002). "Bambi Meets Wurm". Wizards of the Coast.
  7. Magic Arcana (May 27, 2003). "Soldier Tokens". Wizards of the Coast.
  8. Magic Arcana (June 12, 2003). "Player Rewards Voidmage Prodigy". Wizards of the Coast.
  9. Magic Arcana (January 30, 2003). "New token cards". Wizards of the Coast.
  10. Magic Arcana (June 11, 2003). "New Player Rewards tokens". Wizards of the Coast.
  11. Magic Arcana (September 24, 2003). "The new look of tokens". Wizards of the Coast.
  12. Magic Arcana (November 17, 2003). "Upcoming Magic Rewards tokens". Wizards of the Coast.
  13. Magic Arcana (September 13, 2004). "New Promo Terror". Wizards of the Coast.