SOURCE: World Poker Store

November 13, 2007 10:00 ET

The World Poker Store Inc. Opens New Retail Store and Bar Poker League Operations in Washington

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - November 13, 2007) - The World Poker Store Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WPKS), a Nevada corporation with corporate offices in St. Paul, MN, continues its expansion of The Bar Poker League and its brick and mortar retail offering. Just in time for the holidays, The World Poker Store Washington LLC., a subsidiary of the parent company WPKS, opens its doors to another 6,000 Square ft. of premium poker products. The newest WPS retail outlet is located at The Commons at Federal Way, a popular upscale mall serving the greater Seattle and Tacoma area. The World Poker Store Washington joins the Minnesota retail stores as a unique brick and mortar retail outlet entirely devoted to poker, offering everything from Texas Hold 'em tables, Casino Quality Chips, DVDs, Books, Apparel, poker paraphernalia and Tour Pro Collectibles. "The World Poker Store and its affiliates around the world welcome the addition of the Washington market to our ever growing poker family. We look forward to our pre-holiday grand opening and promoting poker through the store and The Bar Poker League in the great Northwest," said Chuck Chastain, CEO of the World Poker Store Inc.

Following the opening at The Commons, The World Poker Store will introduce The Bar Poker League and its interactive website to the Washington market with live Texas Hold 'em tournaments hosted at bars and restaurants throughout the Seattle and Tacoma area. The store will promote the league throughout the holidays and build a member base ready for league play as it launches in January of 2008. Both the retail store and the league will benefit from the support, efforts and experience of the World Poker Store Washington Management team Paul Krenik Sr., Paul Krenik Jr., Erica Rudy and 2006 Minnesota Bar Poker League State Champion Jamin Neppl.

With offices in St. Paul, MN, Fort Myers, FL, Amsterdam, NL, Shenzhen, China and now Federal Way, WA, The World Poker Store Inc. continues to bring Free Texas Hold 'em, retail poker sales 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 as well. 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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