World Poker Tour® and Romania’s Regent Casino to Launch WPT Bucharest™

First WPT Event for Romania Scheduled for March 27 – April 2

LOS ANGELES--()--World Poker Tour® (WPT) and Regent Casino announced today the launch of the latest international event on the WPT schedule, WPT Bucharest. The event will run from March 27 – April 2, 2010 and will include a variety of satellite events and a WPT non-TV main event featuring a €3,000 + €300 buy-in.

The Regent Casino is situated in the centre of Bucharest, the capital city of Romania. This very elegant casino is located in the Novotel Hotel. It has been designed for the ultimate in comfort, refinement and luxury, offering a complete and exciting casino experience for all guests. The casino features a bright and lively gaming area with 25 table games, 88 slot machines, two VIP rooms, a luxury restaurant and other facilities.

“We are happy to be in partnership with WPT and to launch this special event together for the first time in Romania. It is already known that WPT always introduce new tournaments into prestigious locations. Regent Casino Bucharest is one of those special places, and with WPT Bucharest we believe it will become an excellent meeting point for the most talented poker players from all around the world,” says Sorin Constantinescu, Regent Casino’s CEO.

In addition to online qualifiers, land-based satellites will also be offered at Regent Casino. More details will be available soon at www.regentcasino.ro.

For the complete WPT tour schedule, visit www.worldpokertour.com.

*Dates are subject to change.

ABOUT WORLD POKER TOUR

World Poker Tour (WPT) is one of the most recognized names 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 is now broadcast globally in 150 countries and is currently filming its all-new eighth season for broadcast on Fox Sports Net’s national sports network in the United States. WPT also offers a unique online subscription and sweepstakes-based poker club, ClubWPT.com, which operates in 38 states across the U.S. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership and sponsorship opportunities. WPT is a subsidiary of PartyGaming Plc. For more information, see www.worldpokertour.com.

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Contacts

World Poker Tour
Lyndsay LaGree, 323-599-9145
llagree@worldpokertour.com

Contacts

World Poker Tour
Lyndsay LaGree, 323-599-9145
llagree@worldpokertour.com