PokerTek Re-Enters Mexico Gaming Market with PokerPro

Dec 18, 2012, 13:00 ET from PokerTek, Inc.

MATTHEWS, N.C., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) announced today that it has re-entered the Mexico gaming market. Installations of PokerPro have commenced with games in several locations already live and in play.

"We are excited to see PokerPro back on the floor in Mexico, a market which previously represented over 17% of annualized recurring revenue," commented Mark Roberson, Chief Executive Officer.

"Installations in Mexico will begin contributing incremental recurring revenue immediately, with 14 tables representing 140 gaming positions already in place and additional sites in planning for the rest of December and early 2013. Our re-entry into the Mexico market represents a significant catalyst for revenue growth and EPS profitability."

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:  Mark Roberson  CEO and CFO  PokerTek, Inc.  704.849.0860, x101

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