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March 03, 2008 08:31 ET

HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc.: Joe Hachem Confirmed to Play at the 2008 Canadian Open Poker Championships

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - HeadsUp Entertainment Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc. (the "Company") (PINK SHEETS:HDUP) is pleased to announce that 2005 World Series of Poker Champion Joe Hachem is now confirmed and will be playing in the main event of the 2008 Canadian Open Poker Championships in Calgary Alberta at The Deerfoot Inn and Casino March 5-9.

Other confirmed players include Jennifer Tilly, Phil Laak, Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari, "Yukon" Brad Booth, Huckleberry Seed, Gavin Smith, Mel Judah and Bill Edler.

"We are attracting a world class field", boasted HeadsUp Entertainment's president and CEO Kelly B. Kellner, "With celebrities and poker pros from around the world, the spotlight will definitely be on Calgary this week."

There are still a few seats available through Ticketmaster to play in this rare opportunity to go "heads up" against the pros and have the chance of being television's next poker superstar. The Company will be producing 6 one hour television shows that will air on The Score Television Network in June as well as internationally.

More information can be found at www.canadianchampionshippoker.com.

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.

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