TransGaming Inc.
TSX VENTURE : TNG

TransGaming Inc.

September 16, 2014 08:30 ET

TransGaming Deals Interactive Multiplayer Experiences to Players With World Poker Tour® on GameTree™ TV

New Second Screen Capabilities Deliver Innovative Gameplay Experiences for Players on their TV and Mobile Devices

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2014) - TransGaming (TSX VENTURE:TNG) today announced that the popular World Poker Tour® game for GameTree™ TV now features second-screen and multiplayer capabilities that players access through iOS and Android enabled mobile phones and tablets to augment the social entertainment experience of the platform.

The new feature further redefines the interactive poker experience by allowing up to six players with smartphones or tablets to play together through innovative second-screen integration. The WPT® game enables a mobile device to display a player's hand, while the TV displays the poker table and surrounding action, thus enabling players to privately review their hands, bet, raise, and fold, all from their mobile device. The multiplayer-enabling app is available to download now at the iTunes Store® and Google Play by searching for GameTree TV.

"Our original goal for releasing World Poker Tour on GameTree TV was to bring the energy and atmosphere of playing in a real WPT tournament to the comfort of your home," said Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming. "The addition of multiplayer features to the title provides players with the most realistic and immersive World Poker Tour experience, delivering a social engagement that makes the WPT tournaments so unique."

The World Poker Tour game, designed from the ground up by TransGaming™, is one of the most popular games on the GameTree™ TV platform, while being the only licensed Texas Hold'Em tournament game in the Smart TV global gaming market. World Poker Tour (WPT) has broadcast globally in over 150 countries and territories, and is one of the most recognized names in internationally televised gaming and entertainment, with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile.

About TransGaming Inc.

TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG) is the global leader in developing and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around the world. From engineering essential technologies for the world's leading companies, to engaging audiences with truly immersive interactive experiences, TransGaming fuels disruptive innovation across the entire spectrum of consumer technology. TransGaming's core businesses span the digital distribution of games for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes, and the connected living room, as well as technology licensing for cross-platform game enablement, software 3D graphics rendering, and parallel computing. Discover more at: www.transgaming.com.

About World Poker Tour

World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 13th season, which airs on FSN in the United States. Season XIII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States. ClubWPT.com also sponsors Season I of the new WPT Alpha8 series of super-high roller poker tournaments which is currently in production and which airs on FOX Sports 1 in the United States. WPT participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of bwin.party digital entertainment plc. For more information, go to: WPT.com.

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