PokerTek Begins Field Trial in Ontario

Dec 05, 2011, 17:17 ET from PokerTek, Inc.

MATTHEWS, N.C., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) is pleased to announce that it has entered into field trial with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) with its PokerPro system. Two tables are currently on trial at OLG Slots at Western Fair District in London, Ontario.

"We believe that the Ontario market is a good fit for PokerPro, due to the fact that there are multiple properties that offer only slots and electronic table games," said James Crawford, President of PokerTek. "With field trial underway, we look forward to growing our PokerPro footprint in Canada." 

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is a provincial agency of the Government of Ontario. OLG owns and/or operates 27 gaming sites across Ontario, and also sells lottery products at approximately 10,000 retail locations province-wide.

About PokerTek, Inc.:

PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) is a licensed gaming company headquartered in Matthews, NC that develops and markets electronic table game solutions for the gaming industry.

Contact: Tracy Egan VP of Marketing PokerTek, Inc. 704.849.0860 x106

For more information: OLG Media Relations 1.888. 946.6716      

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About OLG: 

OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG lotteries, Casinos, Slots, and Resort Casinos have generated more than $34 billion for the benefit of the Province of Ontario. Gaming proceeds support Ontario's hospitals, amateur sport, recreational and cultural activities, communities, provincial priority programs such as health care and education, and local and provincial charities and non-profit organizations through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.



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