TransGaming Launches Exclusive GameTree(TM) TV World Poker Tour(R) Game on the
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/13 -- TransGaming Inc.
(TSX VENTURE:TNG), the global leader in developing and delivering
platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around
the world, today announced the launch of an exclusive World Poker
Tour(R) game on GameTree(TM) TV for the Freebox Revolution. The
Freebox Revolution is the latest generation set-top box by Free, the
French telecommunication company that first introduced a
"triple-play" service in France, combining Internet, landline, and IP
World Poker Tour (WPT(R)) is one of the most recognized names in
gaming and entertainment with an estimated market of more than 100
million poker players worldwide. TransGaming's WPT game will extend
this globally loved experience to Free's rapidly growing subscriber
base, adding a rich layer of social engagement and interactivity. The
game will immerse players in authentic WPT No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em
play that rivals real-life, with stylish 3D visuals and wily AI
opponents. TransGaming's exclusive WPT game will be available as part
of the GameTree TV subscription service, as well as for separate
purchase shortly thereafter.
"World Poker Tour is known for providing its players with incredible
poker experiences, both in live events and online," said WPT
President Adam Pliska. "We couldn't be more pleased with our new game
from TransGaming, which gives our global fan base an immersive and
authentic WPT experience on their connected TVs."
"The Connected TV market is growing at a rapid pace and consumers are
looking for the highest-quality branded entertainment content on
their televisions. We've built the World Poker Tour video game to
offer a dedicated 'television based experience' that makes players
feel like they are participating in a real WPT tournament. This game
is truly extraordinary and we believe it will define the Connected TV
video games experience," said Vikas Gupta, CEO & President,
TransGaming Inc. "We have seen strong traction and revenue growth
since our migration to a subscription-only model with GameTree TV and
the availability of WPT is expected to catalyze this growth."
About World Poker Tour
World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally
televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based
tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in
the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with
the creation of a unique television show based on a series of
high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more
than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its
11th season which will air on FSN in the United States. Season XI of
WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site that
offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker
club and is available in 35 states across the United States. WPT
participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship
opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of bwin.party
digital entertainment plc. For more information, go to
About TransGaming Inc.
TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG) is the global leader in developing
and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to
consumers around the world. From engineering essential technologies
for the world's leading companies, to engaging audiences with truly
immersive interactive experiences, TransGaming fuels disruptive
innovation across the entire spectrum of consumer technology.
TransGaming's core businesses span the digital distribution of games
for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes, and the connected
living room, as well as technology licensing for cross-platform game
enablement, software 3D graphics rendering, and parallel computing.
Visit us at http://transgaming.com.
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World Poker Tour Contacts
Jean-Francois (JF) Dube
Investor Relations - Canada
+1 877 848 8790
Wolfe Axelrod Weinberger Associates LLC
Adam P. Lowensteiner
Investor Relations - United States
+1 212 370 4500
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