HANDS-ON ENTERTAINMENT EXTENDS WPT® TEXAS HOLD‘EM TO NEW PLATFORM

SAN FRANCISCO - September 27, 2010— Hands-On Entertainment, a leading publisher and developer of mobile and social games, is going“all-in” with the most popular poker brand in the world, to bring WPT Texas Hold‘Em to the Nintendo DSiWare™ service. 

WPT Texas Hold‘Em poker caters to all levels of poker experience, from beginning players to advanced professionals, allowing poker fans to hone their skills anywhere and anytime. 

“Our partnership with Hands-On Entertainment has allowed us to continue to extend our brand to new platforms, connecting new fans and experienced poker players alike,” says Adam Pliska, President, World Poker Tour.“ WPT Texas Hold‘Em for Nintendo DSi™ offers poker enthusiasts another means of practicing and playing at home or on the go.” 

“Hands-On Entertainment has already worked closely with WPT to develop the most authentic poker experience for mobile and Facebook®,” said Judy Wade, CEO, Hands-On Entertainment.“Nintendo DSiWare has allowed us to bring a new and exciting extension for our popular WPT Texas Hold‘Em franchise. WPT Texas Hold‘Em poker provides the ultimate in table action for new poker fans and experienced players alike.” 

WPT Texas Hold‘Em poker offers each user the ability to customize their avatar with different facial features, skin color, hair styles, clothes and headwear. Inexperienced players can take advantage of an advisor feature which evaluates each poker hand and gives the percentage of chances to win. Players can measure up their competition and decide if it’s time to check, raise, or go all-in. 

WPT Texas Hold‘Em poker is now available to download for 500 Nintendo DSi Points™ from the Nintendo DSi Shop. For more information, please visit www.HandsOn.com or follow us on Twitter @HandsOnMobile. 

WPT Texas Hold‘Em Pokeris also available on Facebook as a free-to-play game. To learn more about how to play and be able to win amazing prizes, please visit nyallouz@mprm.com

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