SOURCE: World Poker Fund Holdings

World Poker Fund Holdings

September 16, 2016 07:15 ET

Basketball Legend Tracy McGrady to Launch Hot New Slot Machine Series in Vegas

World Poker Fund and McGrady Produce "T-Mac Slots" to Reveal at 2016 Global Gaming Expo

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2016) - World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: WPFH), a leading developer and operator of online and event-based social gaming platforms and brands, announces today that it has partnered with seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady to launch their first round of celebrity-themed slots at the upcoming 2016 Global Gaming Expo ("G2E"), the world's largest annual trade show and conference for the gaming entertainment industry.

"T-Mac Slots" is a two-pronged slot series, formatted as both a social gaming app and website, and as brick-and-mortar machines. "T-Mac Slots" Online (app and website) will be free to download and play for users of all ages, and will kick off the slot series first at G2E's Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas from September 27-29 at booth 1616. The brick-and-mortar versions are set to follow and plan to be placed in select casinos worldwide. "T-Mac Slots" is equipped with all the trappings of a celebrity brand-integrated product, featuring custom voiceovers and basketball-themed visuals personally co-designed by McGrady himself.

Tracy McGrady stated, "This is one of the most creative products I've ever developed. I wanted a purely fun and different way to entertain and interact with my fans, and getting into the tech and gaming world is a very exciting new venture for me because it does just that. I've done shoes and basketball wear, but this is the first time I've ever done a game. I just want people to have a good time and win some slam dunk bonuses!"

The annual G2E is the gaming industry's premier event that tracks the year's trends and insights, seeing a growing number of approx. 27,000 attendees and exhibitors every year.

About Tracy McGrady
Tracy McGrady is a two-time NBA scoring champion (2003-2004) and was ranked #75 on SLAM Magazine's "Top 75 Players of All-Time" in 2003. He is known for one of the greatest basketball moments in NBA history, when he scored 13 points in 35 seconds to win against the San Antonio Spurs in December 2004. Kobe Bryant famously called Tracy McGrady the toughest player he ever played against.

About World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc.
World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. is a leading developer and operator of online and event based social gaming platforms and brands. The company is currently in the final stages of launching its two-core celebrity driven social gaming brands for online poker and casino gaming at www.celebrityworld.com. The company does not offer any games or gaming opportunities for cash in the United States and is not licensed as a gaming operator in the United States or any other jurisdiction.

To learn more about World Poker Fund Holdings (WPFH) and its upcoming events, please visit www.worldpokerfund.com

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