Wizards of the Coast? posted information on their site outlining prize support and listing the current players invited to participate in the Star Wars TCG World Championship. This year, the event will be held at GenCon 2004 in Indianapolis on August 21st.
Click here to view all the details. Also, it's not too late to get into the tournament! There will be an open event the day prior to the championship, and the top 16 from that event will join the invitees in the final showdown.