SOURCE: Carlyle Gaming & Entertainment Ltd.

August 07, 2008 12:08 ET

Carlyle Gaming to Launch Legal Skill-Based Poker in the US

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 7, 2008) - Carlyle Gaming & Entertainment Ltd. (PINKSHEETS: CGME) announced today that it will launch a poker product that is viewed as a skill game and legal in most US jurisdictions including California and New York State. PokerTwin™ is a Texas Hold 'em-based poker game that removes the luck of the draw and lets a poker player rely on their skills to win.

PokerTwin™ players in corresponding seats at two different tables are dealt identical poker hands and prove their skill not by how lucky they are, but in how well they play each hand in comparison with the other player who has the same cards.

PokerTwin™ will be launched to US players in the third quarter 2008 at and a play for fun site at

About Carlyle Gaming:

Carlyle Gaming & Entertainment Ltd. companies combine the talents of experienced casino operators, which have over 35 years experience in the industry, with software and hardware developers that have pioneered the online poker and casino revolution over the past decade. Strategic partnerships provide Carlyle Gaming companies with the ability to deliver new products to the market quickly where innovation can meet demand.

Carlyle Gaming was created with the sole purpose of ushering in a new era in gaming. In recent years the gambling industry has rapidly evolved due to the availability of new technologies. The Carlyle Gaming unites companies that have been on the cutting edge of the Internet gaming revolution with traditional casino service providers. The alliance of old school knowledge and new school know-how means that Carlyle Gaming companies are innovators in every area of the gambling industry.

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    Company: Carlyle Gaming & Entertainment Ltd.
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