LAS VEGAS–(Business Wire)–
HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc. (Pinksheets: HDUP) operators of the
Canadian Poker Tour (CPT) and Canadian Poker Player Magazine are pleased to
announce that they have entered into an agreement to hold a Deepstacks Live
seminar at the 2010 Canadian Open Poker Championships. Numerous Team DeepStacks
Pros, led by champion poker player Mike “The Mouth” Matusow will be on hand for
this full day special event.
This deal marks the beginning of a long term partnership between the two
companies to market poker training seminars across Canada and capitalize on the
infrastructure that the Canadian Poker Tour has built. DeepStacks CEO Chris
Torina and HeadsUp Entertainment President Kelly Kellner are meeting this week
in Las Vegas at the World Series of Poker to finalize the strategic partnership.
More details will be forthcoming.
This deal is another in the vertical integration strategy that HeadsUp is
implementing to maximize revenues through strategic partnerships aimed at
monetizing the poker marketplace.
About HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc.
HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc. is a global media and entertainment
company engaged in the creation of branded entertainment through the
development, production and marketing of televised programming based on poker
and other entertainment themes. For more information see the Company’s website
About DeepStacks Live
DeepStacks Live (www.DeepStacks.com) was developed to radically improve the
abilities of poker players. Based on military and law enforcement scenario-based
high risk training techniques, DeepStacks Live seminars are offered at casinos
and card rooms across the U.S. and Canada. DeepStacks Live instructors, dubbed
Team DeepStacks, are the best in the world. Led by such legendary professional
poker players as Mike “The Mouth” Matusow, Justin “Boosted J” Smith, Poker Hall
of Fame Inductee TJ Cloutier and WSOP Main Event Champion Tom McEvoy, Team
DeepStacks has combined to capture 1 WSOP World Championship, 16 WSOP bracelets
and more than $40 million in lifetime tournament earnings.
This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this
release, words such as “estimate,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “projected,”
“planned,” forecasted” and similar expressions are intended to identify
forward-looking statements, which are, by their very nature, not guarantees of
HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc.’s future operational or financial
performance, and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Readers are cautioned
not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak
only as of the date of this release. Due to the risks and uncertainties, actual
events may differ materially from current expectations. The Company disclaims
any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc.
Kelly B. Kellner, 403-269-9039
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