PokerTek Expands in Ontario

                         PokerTek Expands in Ontario

PR Newswire

MATTHEWS, N.C., Oct. 23, 2012

MATTHEWS, N.C., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) is
pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract with the Ontario
Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to add 11 PokerPro tables representing
110 gaming positions at OLG's Woodbine facility in Toronto.

With the addition of the new site in Toronto, PokerPro is now offered at six
locations in Ontario, bringing the total PokerPro gaming positions in Ontario
to 260. PokerPro is offered at the following OLG locations:

  oMohawk Racetrack in Campbellville
  oSudbury Downs in Chelmsford
  oGeorgian Downs in Innisfil
  oRideau Carleton Raceway in Gloucester
  oWestern Fair District in London
  oWoodbine Raceway in Toronto

PokerTek has also received official notification that BlackJack Pro has been
approved following a successful field trial at Western Fair District in

"We are pleased with the growth of PokerPro in Ontario, with 260 gaming
positions at 6 locations," said James Crawford, PokerTek's President. "With
the recent approval of BlackJack Pro, we look forward to expanding our
presence in Ontario."

About PokerTek, Inc. PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) ( is a
licensed gaming company headquartered in Matthews, NC that develops and
distributes electronic table games solutions for the gaming industry. The
company's products are installed worldwide and include PokerPro and Blackjack
Pro. For more information, visit:

About OLG: OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery
games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, Casinos, Slots, and
Resort Casinos have generated more than $34 billion for the benefit of the
Province of Ontario. Gaming proceeds support Ontario's hospitals, amateur
sport, recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority
programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities
and non-profit organizations through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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
our gaming systems by casinos and other customers, and the expected acceptance
of our gaming 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, the impact of global macroeconomic and
credit conditions on our business and the business of our suppliers and
customers, 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 our financial condition, including our
ability to maintain sufficient liquidity to operate our business. 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.

Mark Roberson
PokerTek, Inc.
704.849.0860, x101

SOURCE PokerTek, Inc.

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