Harrah's Selects PokerTek as Supplier for Automated Poker

Friday, 20 April 2007

Harrah's Operating Company (a subsidiary of Harrah's Entertainment) has signed a multiyear agreement to make PokerTek its exclusive provider for live, player-banked, automated poker tables.

Harrah's Operating Company (a subsidiary of Harrah's Entertainment) has signed a multiyear agreement to make PokerTek its exclusive provider for live, player-banked, automated poker tables.
Under the agreement, Harrah's, which operates 50 casinos in six countries and runs the annual World Series of Poker (WSOP), will install PokerPro tables concurrently with appropriate regulatory approvals. With more than 450 manual poker tables, Harrah's is one of the largest operators of poker in the world.
'We believe that there is a market for automated poker throughout our properties,' said Gerry Tuthill, Corporate VP of Table Games for Harrah's. 'Poker continues to boom and many players who have learned the game enjoy the fast paced action PokerPro tables offer.'
'We are honoured to have the opportunity to work with Harrah's,' said Lou White, Chief Executive Officer of PokerTek. 'Harrah's has a long track record of successfully launching gaming innovations and we believe this transaction will benefit the PokerPro brand.'
In addition to providing automated poker products to Harrah's, PokerTek has been granted the exclusive right to market a WSOP branded version of PokerPro tables as a standard offering available to all PokerTek customers.



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