London, UK– September 17 2007– In anticipation of the final table of the first-ever official World Series of Poker® (WSOP) Europe Main Event, which begins 16th September at The Casino at the Empire on Leicester Square, Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, has announced the European launch of World Series of Poker Pro Challenge.
WSOP Pro Challenge is the latest mobile game released through the multi-year agreement between Glu and Harrah’s License Company, LLC, an affiliate of Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: HET).
Capturing the spirit of the World Series of Poker, Pro Challenge offers poker fans an authentic, up-close and personal poker experience, allowing players to go head to head in matches against six top poker pros including Johnny Chan, Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Annie Duke and Shannon Elizabeth of American Pie fame.
The focus of the game is on learning the unique playing style of each pro. It is built to ensure that each opponent demonstrates authentic‘tells’ so that gamers can learn how to read a competitor’s individual animations and emotional responses to a hand.
"We have worked with several of the world’s most accomplished and well-respected poker masters to bring the authenticity and excitement of the WSOP tournament experience to mobile gaming," says Patrick Mork, Marketing Director, EMEA. "WSOP Pro Challenge's stunning graphics, adaptive AI and authentic look and feel truly deliver the experience of going up against world-class poker pros."
About Glu Mobile
Glu (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah's, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based San Mateo, California and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong, Beijing and Sao Paulo. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com.
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