SOURCE: World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc.

World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc.

February 03, 2016 15:50 ET

World Series of Poker Champion Jamie Gold Signs on as Advisor and Brand Ambassador for Publicly Traded Company WPFH

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2016) - World Poker Fund Holdings Inc. (OTC PINK: WPFH) announces that former World Series of Poker Champion Jamie Gold has signed on to be an Advisor and Brand Ambassador to WPFH. Gold was the winner of the biggest poker event in history with 8,773 players and an $87 million prize pool, and has helped raise over $300 million for charitable causes worldwide as a host, emcee or donator at more than 200 charity events in the last 9 years. Gold currently works most closely with the Jed Foundation, the Care Fund, the Peace Fund and the Global Creative Forum for the United Nations.

"I am excited to be part of WPFH, and actively involved with seeking strategic partners, the development of various cash and social gaming platforms, along with showcasing our technologies and TV productions through traditional and online channels," says Gold.

Over the past year, Martin D. Owens Jr, Esq., a recognized expert on gambling law, joined as Chief Advisor of the WPF Interactive Gaming Committee and Mark Grant, the former Controller for the Navajo Nations, who was also instrumental in the start-up of the Navajo Gaming Enterprise, joined WPFH as Chief Advisor of the Indian Gaming Enterprise Committee. According to Benjamin Carter, Investor Relations of WPFH, "Having Jamie Gold join us along with Martin Owens and Mark Grant adds a unique level of talent and experience to our company's ability and growth."

About World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc.

 World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the development of poker tournaments and sponsorship opportunities to identify and train new poker players for competition, to develop and produce poker centric entertainment and reality TV shows, and to advise and assist in the development of online, interactive gaming and brick and mortar casino development under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988. WPFH is not engaged in gaming activity, does not operate casinos or gaming venues, and is not licensed, or required to be licensed, under any gaming regulations.

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