SOURCE: The World Poker Store

November 27, 2007 10:00 ET

The World Poker Store Inc. Hosts Loudi, China Government Delegation in Saint Paul, Minnesota

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - November 27, 2007) - The World Poker Store (PINKSHEETS: WPKS), a Nevada corporation with corporate offices in St. Paul, MN, welcomes a delegation of government and tourism officials from Loudi, China to St. Paul this week. As WPKS continues its expansion into China through its wholly owned China subsidiary Shenzhen WPS Entertainment Development Co. Ltd. (SWEDCL), the city of Loudi has been selected to debut the company's first upscale Executive Entertainment concept. SWEDCL is Bringing the Full Las Vegas entertainment experience to China through upscale "Executive Entertainment Centers" offering affluent Chinese and international clients the opportunity to enjoy World Class hospitality, Las Vegas Style shows, VIP amenities, and Live Free Roll Texas Hold 'em tournaments. The proposed 25,000 to 50,000 square ft. Loudi location is scheduled to open early in 2008 through alliances with local businessmen and the support and cooperation of the Loudi government and the Municipal Tourism, Foreign & Overseas Chinese Affairs Bureau. WPKS has enjoyed the hospitality of the city of Loudi through special invites over the past year and is now returning the favor as host to the Loudi delegation in St. Paul, MN. The delegation includes, among others, the Vice Mayor of Loudi, Xintao Xiao, the Chief of foreign affairs, Mrs. Linlin Deng and Vice Director of Municipal Tourism, Mrs. Juxin Qian. Loudi Municipality, situated in central Hunan Province, has the jurisdiction over Louxing District, Lengshuijiang, Lianyuan, Shuangfeng, Xinhua and Loudi Economic and Technology Development Zone, which covers an area of 8,117 square kilometers and a population of 4.111 million. Loudi is a place of pioneering for fortune and investment in China. "After our many visits to Loudi and touring the potential locations for our entertainment project, coupled with the cooperation and hospitality of the local government, it was evident that our business would thrive there," said WPKS CEO, Chuck Chastain. SWEDCL is currently in negotiations with multiple cities to open additional entertainment centers throughout China with the city of Loudi leading the way as the first location.

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 world wide 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.

This press release contains information that constitutes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from any future results described within the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking information provided herein represents the Company's estimates as of the date of the press release, and subsequent events and developments may cause the Company's estimates to change. The Company specifically disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking information in the future. Therefore, this forward-looking information should not be relied upon as representing the Company's estimates of its future financial performance as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

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