HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc.

HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc.

July 15, 2009 09:01 ET

The Canadian Poker Tour and World Poker Showdown Present "The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Mega Stack Poker Showdown" in Las Vegas

More Chips, More Play, More Value

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2009) - HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc. (PINK SHEETS:HDUP)

Deep stack poker at its best! The Canadian Poker Tour and its strategic marketing partner the World Poker Showdown are pleased to announce "The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Mega Stack Poker Showdown." This world class tournament, which boasts a player friendly format and the best structure on the planet, is set for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas August 7-24, 2009.

"The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Mega Stack Poker Showdown" is a series of 19 deep stack events with buy-ins ranging from $340 up to the $2650 Main Event, featuring 50,000 in starting chips and 75 minute blind levels. The emphasis is on more chips, more play and more value. "We are giving players exactly what they have been asking for," says Kelly B. Kellner, President of the Canadian Poker Tour. "With this structure, players get tremendous value and can be assured of a well run event by our top notch tournament directors."

Part of the attraction of this event is 'The Canadian Invasion", as players from across Canada will be travelling to Las Vegas courtesy of a 10% discount on regular priced airfares from WestJet Airlines and a special $99 room rate at the Hard Rock Hotel. Plus, all events will award qualifying points for the CPT's 'Player of The Year' race.

Complete details on the tournament structure and promo codes can be found at www.canadianpokertour.tv.

The Canadian Poker Tour is owned and operated by HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc. (PINK SHEETS:HDUP).

About HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc - HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc. is a global media and entertainment company engaged in the creation of branded entertainment through the development, production and marketing of televised programming based on poker and other entertainment themes. For more information see the Company's website www.headsupentertainment.com.

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