SOURCE: HollywoodPoker.com

July 22, 2005 20:23 ET

The Stars Come Out to Play in Hollywood Poker's World Poker Tour Celebrity Shootout Tournaments

Online Poker Site Provides More Big Bets for Members With Two Tournaments

HOLLYWOOD, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 22, 2005 -- Hollywood Poker (http://www.hollywoodpoker.com) is firing another bullet with two celebrity-loaded online tournaments. The World Poker Tour Hollywood Poker Celebrity Shootout I will be held on July 31, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. EDT and Celebrity Shootout II will be on August 14, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

Hollywood Poker's Vince Van Patten remarked, "These tournaments are sure to add a few more chips to the stack of Hollywood Poker's revolutionary take on online poker. Where else could such unique tournaments take place? Playing with the big boys is a fantasy for any casual poker player, and Hollywood Poker continues to make that dream a reality for its members."

The Last Celebrities Standing in each of the tournaments, along with the overall winners, will then be automatically entered into the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker event at the Bicycle Casino on August 27, 2005, valued at $7,500. In addition, the winners of each tournament will each receive first place prize money from the guaranteed $10,000 prize pool. Hollywood Poker is also providing satellite tournaments at $2+.25 that would allow the winners to play in the $20+2 buy-in Celebrity Shootouts at no charge.

About Hollywood Poker (http://www.hollywoodpoker.com)

Hollywood Poker is where the "Stars come to Play!" Our mission is to provide players with world-class, secure online poker entertainment with access to exclusive celebrity games. Hollywood Poker delivers the most technologically advanced online poker games, regular tournaments with huge prize pools, the industry's most professional and responsive player support team and vibrant and exciting game rooms and community message boards. At Hollywood Poker every player gets the star treatment. You don't get your own trailer and bowls of M&Ms with "all-the-brown-ones-picked-out," but you can depend on Hollywood Poker to be the most secure, the most responsive, the easiest to use and the most exciting entertainment experience! Visit us today at Hollywood Poker (http://www.hollywoodpoker.com).

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