MATTHEWS, NC - October 15, 2013 - PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) is pleased to announce it has installed 60 PokerPro gaming positions at PokerStars LIVE Macau, adding to Macau's largest poker room to meet the growing interest and demand for poker in Asia.
"PokerStars is a leader in the worldwide poker market, and we are honored to partner with them and be part of their expanding footprint of live poker rooms," commented Mark Roberson, PokerTek's Chief Executive Officer. "Macau is a key market for the continued growth of PokerTek's E-Table business. PokerStars LIVE Macau will be a showcase for our E-Tables in Macau. PokerPro enables poker rooms to spread a variety of both new and existing types of poker games, creating more fun and action for the players in their poker room."
PokerStars LIVE Macau offers cash games and daily tournaments and will be the permanent venue for Asia's most successful poker tournaments, including the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP), Macau Poker Cup series, Macau Millions, Guangdong Ltd Asia Millions (GDAM), and the Asia-Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau poker festival.
PokerStars operates the world's most popular online poker sites, serving a global poker community of more than 50 million registered members. Since it launched in 2001, PokerStars has become the first choice of the world's top players, with more daily tournaments than anywhere else and with the best security online.
PokerStars is a member of The Rational Group, which operates gaming-related businesses and brands, including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and the European Poker Tour. Rational Group entities in the UK and Isle of Man were collectively recognized as one of the UK's best workplaces when they were awarded a top 25 position by the Great Place to Work Institute in its UK's Best Workplaces - Large category in both 2012 and 2013.
About PokerTek, Inc.:
PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) is a licensed gaming company headquartered in Matthews, NC that develops and distributes electronic table games solutions for the gaming industry. The company's products are installed worldwide and include PokerPro®, Blackjack Pro™ and EZ Baccarat™. For more information, visit www.pokertek.com.
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Chief Executive Officer