SOURCE: World Series of Poker

December 22, 2009 14:44 ET

World Series of Poker® Hold'em Legend App Now Available on the App Store

Holiday Shoppers Can Ante Up With Award-Winning World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend App for iPhone and iPod Touch

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - December 22, 2009) - Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced the availability of its World Series of Poker® Hold'em Legend App on the App Store. The Poker App, for iPhone and iPod touch, is one of three games based on a multi-year, worldwide alliance between Glu and Harrah's Interactive Entertainment, Inc.

Just in time for the holiday season, the World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend App is now available for a limited time for $2.99.

"We are thrilled to take the WSOP to the iPhone with Glu Mobile," said WSOP vice president Craig Abrahams. "This app is a game changer in the category and is consistent with our core strategy of taking the WSOP to all digital platforms with top production values."

"World Series of Poker is the No. 1 brand in poker, and we are thrilled to bring iPhone and iPod touch users the most exciting, prestigious poker app available," said Alex Galvagni, CTO & SVP Global Product Development, Glu. "By creating a fast-paced and unique World Series of Poker gaming experience and adding new functionality with peer-to-peer multiplayer capability, the World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend App will keep players entertained for hours."

The depth of career mode in the WSOP Poker App lets fans play over 25 events across seven casino venues; five of these venues being actual Harrah's properties that include introductory videos for each location. This is the only app for iPhone and iPod touch where players can play for a virtual WSOP bracelet, poker's most coveted prize, and the peer-to-peer functionality, innovative Multi Touch user interface and leaderboard integration with up the ante for any player.

World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend App features include:

--  Peer-to-Peer Multiplayer -- play heads-up poker against a friend via
--  Hand Replays -- players can save their favorite hands so that they can
    relive monster hands and suck-outs.
--  Multiplayer -- play in up to nine player games against players from
    around the world.
--  Authentic Venues -- play through 25 events across seven casino venues;
    five of which are actual Harrah's properties including Caesars Palace,
    the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino and the Casino of the Empire.
--  Cut-scenes -- players can watch high-quality videos of featured
--  Listen to your iPod music -- access music from an iTunes library while

The World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend App is available for $2.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at

About the WSOP

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world awarding millions of dollars in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport's top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker's longest running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In 2009, the event attracted 60,875 entrants from 115 different countries to the Rio in Las Vegas and awarded over $174 million in prize money. Last December, the WSOP was named the 7th most admired sports brand in North America by the Turnkey Team Brand Index trailing only the more established NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR and PGA Tour among sports properties. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent in 2007 of the World Series of Poker Europe. For more information on the World Series of Poker, please visit our website at or follow us on twitter at

About Glu Mobile

Glu (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Bonsai Blast, Brain Genius, Glyder, Stranded, Super K.O. Boxing! and titles based on major brands from partners including Activision, Atari, Fox Mobile Entertainment, Harrah's, Hasbro, Konami, Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA, Sony and Warner Bros. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Russia and Spain. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at

BONSAI BLAST, BRAIN GENIUS, GLU, GLU MOBILE, STRANDED, SUPER K.O. BOXING! and the 'g' character logo are trademarks of Glu Mobile Inc.

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