PokerTek Expands in Africa
May 2, 2011 8:00:00 AM
Copyright Business Wire 2011
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MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) has installed additional PokerPro® tables at the Las Vegas Casino, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The casino installed PokerPro® earlier in the year and quickly decided to add additional tables after a successful initial launch of the product.
“I am delighted that Las Vegas Casino is the first property in Tanzania to debut PokerPro. This product gives us the opportunity to meet the needs of our players as the popularity of poker in Tanzania continues to grow,” said Pierre Faivre, Poker Room Manager for Las Vegas Casino. “The multi-table tournament functionality that PokerPro offers allows us to offer an extensive tournament schedule on our four tables, which is something that our players have been requesting.”
PokerPro is the industry leader in automated poker technology, and offers the traditional game of poker for up to ten players on an electronic platform that eliminates mistakes and provides a faster game. Tournaments Plus+ is the newest software offered on PokerPro, allowing operators to easily run multi-table tournaments and giving players total visibility to tournament standings and statistics.
About PokerTek, Inc.
PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEK) is a licensed gaming company headquartered in Matthews, NC that develops and distributes electronic table game solutions for the gaming industry. The company’s products are installed worldwide, and include PokerPro and Blackjack Pro. For more information, visit: www.PokerTek.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which are made in accordance with the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements herein include, but are not limited to, the expected adoption of the PokerPro systems by gaming properties and other customers and the expected acceptance of the PokerPro systems by players. Our actual results may differ materially from those implied in these forward-looking statements as a result of many factors, including, but not limited to, overall industry environment, customer acceptance of our products, delay in the introduction of new products, further approvals of regulatory authorities, adverse court rulings, production and/or quality control problems, the denial, suspension or revocation of permits or licenses by regulatory or governmental authorities, termination or non-renewal of customer contracts, competitive pressures and general economic conditions, and our financial condition. These and other risks and uncertainties are described in more detail in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. We undertake no obligation to update or revise such statements to reflect new circumstances or unanticipated events as they occur, except as required by applicable laws, and you are urged to review and consider disclosures that we make in the reports that we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission that discuss other factors germane to our business.
Tracy Egan, 704-849-0860 ext. 106
VP of Marketing
Source: PokerTek, Inc.
Tracy Egan 704-849-0860 ext. 106
VP of Marketing