SOURCE: World Poker Store

November 20, 2007 12:17 ET

The World Poker Store's Bar Poker League Awards 6th WPT Satellite Seat

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - November 20, 2007) - The World Poker Store (PINKSHEETS: WPKS), a Nevada corporation with corporate offices in St. Paul, MN, awarded its sixth WPT Satellite Seat as The Bar Poker League hosted another well attended No-Limit Texas Hold 'em tournament at Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel this past weekend. More than 600 players attended the weekend of poker with a Team event on Friday and the Main event on Saturday. Players qualify for the WPT Satellite Seat events through the Bar Poker League's progressive point system, accumulating points over a 2-month period during play at local bars and restaurants. The casino partner awards the $1500 WPT Seat along with airfare and accommodations. The winners may choose from any of the WPT events held in the coming year and they agree to wear World Poker Store logos as they compete. The WPT Satellite Seat events are hosted every 2 months as a complement to the State Finals hosted every six months where a $10,000 WSOP Main Event Seat is awarded. The Bar Poker League currently has over 30,000 registered members in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Florida with continued growth through expansion into other states in the coming year. The Bar Poker League will launch in the Seattle/Tacoma, Washington market in January of 2008. Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel is the current gaming partner for The Bar Poker League in Minnesota and WPKS is currently in negotiations with similar gaming partners in other states. "Our gaming partner program is not only beneficial to the facility that we bring thousands of players to, but it's also a great chance for us to bring our Bar Poker League members together where they can compete in our Free tournament and then enjoy the Casino and Card Room opportunities later that same day. Our players are gamers at heart and that bodes well for the gaming partner," said Greg Needham, VP of Marketing for The World Poker Store Inc.

With offices in St. Paul, MN, Fort Myers, FL, Federal Way, WA, Amsterdam, NL and Shenzhen, China, The World Poker Store Inc. continues to bring Free Texas Hold 'em and world class entertainment to the world. WPS hosts a worldwide poker community on its website and continues to add new player members while offering retail poker items for purchase online. Currently running hundreds of tournaments per week, WPS offers a live, face to face, poker tournament experience without the risk of gambling and boasts the support of its advisory board of world class poker players Marcel Luske, Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan, Patrik Antonius, Hoyt Corkins and Liz Lieu with the focus of bringing the thrill of Texas Hold 'em and the Las Vegas experience to the world.

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