PokerTek Receives Approval in France for PokerPro

MATTHEWS, N.C.--()--PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) announced today that it has received company and product approval from France’s Minister of the Interior. France has nearly 200 gaming properties, many of which are entirely electronic, and PokerPro is currently the only electronic poker table approved in France.

“Gaining approval in France is an important achievement for PokerTek and allows us to further expand our European presence,” commented PokerTek’s President James Crawford. “The large number of electronic casinos in France is ideal for PokerPro, and we look forward to introducing our product there.”

About PokerTek

PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK), headquartered in Matthews, NC, develops and markets products for the gaming industry. PokerTek developed PokerPro automated poker tables to increase revenue, reduce expenses and attract new players into poker rooms by offering interactive poker that is fast, fun and mistake-free. PokerPro tables are installed worldwide. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.PokerTek.com or contact Tracy Egan at 704.849.0860 x106.

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 the PokerPro systems by casinos and other customers, the expected adoption of the Heads-Up Challenge product by bars, restaurants and other customers, and the expected acceptance of the PokerPro systems and Heads-Up Challenge product 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.

Contacts

PokerTek, Inc.
Tracy Egan, 704-849-0860, x106, www.PokerTek.com

Contacts

PokerTek, Inc.
Tracy Egan, 704-849-0860, x106, www.PokerTek.com