Big Fish Casino Offers Chance to Play Texas Hold ‘Em Poker with Phil Gordon at Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) on August 31st

Seattle, WA (August 17, 2012) – Today, Big Fish, the most trusted global leader in casual games, announces the chance to play Phil Gordon, one of the world's top Texas Hold 'em poker players, on August 31, 2012, in Seattle at the Penny Arcade Expo, a popular gaming conference attended by more than 70,000 consumers. To enter for the opportunity to play Phil Gordon, win a round-trip ticket to Seattle, accommodation for one night, and free entrance into the Penny Arcade Expo, players will need to download the Big Fish Casino app for free  from the iTunes Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore for Android, or Facebook, and start playing in the Texas Hold ‘Em Sit & Go Tournament at the High Roller table in the Big Fish Casino app. 

The tournament will begin at 12:00:01 a.m. (PT) on August 18, 2012 and end at 11:59:59 p.m. (PT) on August 25, 2012. The winner of each Sit and Go Tournament will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes, and four winners will be drawn on August 27, 2012.  Limit one entry per person and e-mail address per day during the sweepstakes period. The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years or older.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Odds of winning sweepstakes depend on number of eligible entries received.  See Official Rules for details, including free method of entry.

"As a professional poker player who takes gaming seriously, I am very impressed with Big Fish Casino," said Phil Gordon, professional poker player, World Poker Tour champion and CEO of mobile gaming startup, Jawfish Games.  "The polished look and feel of the app as well as the caliber of player it attracts makes for a fun, authentic casino experience."

Along with bringing casino favorites – slots, blackjack, Texas Hold ‘em poker, video poker, roulette-- to areal-time social setting, Big Fish Casino adds non-traditional game mechanics such as a unique social slots mini-game called "Slot Races," where individual slot players race each other in high-speed tournaments.  

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About Big Fish

Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the leading online marketplace for premium casual games.  Through its proprietary, data driven platform, millions of consumers seeking immersive, relaxing entertainment easily discover and purchase premium casual games created by Big Fish’s network of more than 500 development partners and in-house by Big Fish Games Studios.  Renowned for offering A New Game Every Day!® on, the company offers thousands of games on multiple platforms -- PC, Mac, mobile phone, and tablet.  Big Fish’s websites, games, and customer service are available in ten languages – Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish – and its games are sold in more than 150 countries.  The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with offices in Oakland, CA; Cork, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Luxembourg.


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