Meet and play against colourful, funny characters in Wild West based, Governor of Poker 2

Hull, UK/ Youda Games are proud to announce the worldwide release of Governor of Poker 2, the anticipated sequel to 2008's unique, award winning Governor of Poker– the world's only casual poker game.

Youda Games have finally unleashed Governor of Poker 2, packed with a full tilt of exciting features. This is both a Wild West and poker game like no other, challenging players to conquer cities, meet and defeat colourful opponents, take on challenges and prove once and for all that this Governor is not be trifled with - all while learning and using the core principles of Texas Hold 'Em, one of the world's most popular and fastest growing games.

The first and only casual poker game suitable for the whole family, 2008's Governor of Poker wowed the critics and was a huge commercial success, winning the recognition of“Best Online Game” at the Dutch Game Awards. The 2009 iPhone version was also a smash hit, securing the coveted #1 spot on the Apple App charts.

Governor of Poker 2 picks up where the original ended, only this time a new Dallas government has entered the Wild West and put a ban on all poker games. What's have lost your coveted "Governor of Poker" crown because of it! It's up to you to fight the ban and convince the minister of the Texas gambling committee that poker is all about skills.

Your mission will take you across 19 saloon-filled cities and 27 poker-playing locations, coming face-to-face with a huge variety of smart, funny characters in poker tournaments. You can now learn how to best judge their moves, thanks to all-new player emotions; including steamy, nervous and on fire!

You'll travel the in-game world using train, river casino boat or stage coach, even indulging in a game while on the move. Taking advantage of each city will reap huge rewards, from getting loans from the local banks, to securing special locations like oilfields and mines. You can even purchase new, outlandish hats to gain entry to different tournaments - or arrange your very own poker tournaments for others to join.

Professional and non-poker players alike will find a full house of reasons to enjoy Governor of Poker 2, thanks to a slick poker-tutorial, renewed poker engine and intuitive opponent AI.

The game is 100% casual, meaning younger and non-professional players can learn how to play without the worry of losing real money at a table, while professionals will feel compelled to play until the end, sharpening their skills and ability to read whether they should see a round of Hold 'Em to the final river card.

Governor of Poker 2 offers:

o A whole new Wild West story

o 19 cities and 27 poker locations to play

o Large tournaments with up to 120 players in lots of new places

o A renewed poker engine

o More variety in opponents

o A poker tutorial

o Dozens of new hats to show off

o Options to organize your own tournaments

o Lots of new achievements and awards

o Unique interactive wallpaper (Windows) and downloadable theme music

o An exciting challenge to reclaim the title of Governor

The premium version of Governor of Poker 2 is available now, just $19.95 from the official Youda Games website -

Governor of Poker 2 is also available on major game portals: Boonty, iWin and Shockwave; and will be available across all gaming websites, such as Gamehouse, Miniclip and Addicitinggames next week with an online version.

From next month, you will also be able to purchase a basic version for $9.95, which comes without the unique wallpapers and downloadable theme music, and features shorter gameplay than the premium release.

About Youdagames/I Sioux Game Productions

I Sioux Game Productions, based in The Netherlands, has been developing games, since 2002. All games are published under the Youdagames brand, which has become a well known brand in the international casual games industry now.

The games are published on the own game portal The portfolio now consists of 18 download games in total. All games are developed on a high quality standard with an original game play and high-end 3D design.

With a total of 7 download games and one iPhone game (Governor of Poker) released in 2009, already a couple of download games, a couple of iPhone games and two Nintendo DS titles (Youda Farmer/Youda Safari) in development for 2010, Youdagames is becoming an important player in the global casual games market.

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