SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Sept. 29, 2009 - Hands-On Mobile, Inc., the world's leading developer of connected games and applications, is going "all-in" with the release of World Poker Tour® (WPT) Texas Hold 'Em for iPhone and iPod touch. This game will have new features including innovative touch-screen controls with one-touch betting, updated graphics and audio messages from professional poker player and WPT announcer Mike Sexton.
"As a professional poker player, promoter and spokesperson, I am a big believer in this game's ability to connect people," said Sexton. "WPT for iPhone and iPod touch will continue to make new poker fans and give experienced players another outlet to practice and play."
WPT Texas Hold 'Em for iPhone and iPod touch allows players to easily fold their cards with a quick finger flick and place bets by simply dragging a finger along the betting wheel to set the amount. New graphics include upgraded player art, enhanced in-game user interface and menus to give the game a fresh new look. A new opening video features exciting gameplay and a shot of a WPT final table. For a truly authentic experience the game also features additional sound clips from Mike Sexton.
With industry-leading Web-to-wireless gameplay, poker fans can play with other users on their iPhone or iPod touch or their computer. Unique multiplayer features allow them to play live with other players at public tables or create their own private tables to play with their friends or family.
WPT Texas Hold 'Em is available for $3.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
To play the web version, visit www.WPTMobile.net. For more information, please visit www.HandsOn.com and www.WorldPokerTour.com or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/handsonmobile.
About Hands-On Mobile
Hands-On Mobile, Inc. is a premier mobile technology company as well as an award-winning developer and publisher of mobile entertainment. Its portfolio consists of the critically acclaimed Guitar Hero Mobile and WPT Texas Hold 'Em games and the universally popular Astrology Zone Premier and NFL Mobile Live applications. Hands-On offers global distribution of the world's best entertainment brands and content from partners including Activision, Billboard, CBS, NBA, NBC Universal, and World Poker Tour. Utilizing its proprietary mobile development platform, Hands-On is a leader in providing complete mobile application solutions to companies worldwide. Established in 2001, Hands-On Mobile is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information please visit www.HandsOn.com.
About World Poker Tour
WPT Enterprises, Inc. is one of the most recognized names in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile. WPTE has led innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, when it ignited the global poker boom with the creation of the World Poker Tour television show based on a series of high stakes poker tournaments. WPT is now broadcast globally and is currently filming its all-new eighth season for broadcast on Fox Sports Net's national sports network in the United States. WPTE also offers a unique online subscription and sweepstakes-based poker club, ClubWPT.com, which operates in 38 states across the U.S. WPTE also participates in strategic brand license, partnership and sponsorship opportunities. For more information, see www.worldpokertour.com. (WPTEG).
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