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Pokertek

PokerTekInc
Public Incorporated Listed on NASDAQ
Industry Casino games
Founded 2003
Headquarters Matthews, North Carolina
Products Automated gaming systems
Slogan Play more poker!
Website PokerTek Official site

PokerTek (NASDAQ: PTEK), headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina (a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina), develops and markets the PokerPro electronic poker table and the Heads-Up Challenge video game, as well as related software applications.

The PokerPro table has been introduced at casinos in dozens of countries as well as cruise ships. Notable examples include:

Introduction of PokerPro tables at Trump Plaza raised concerns among dealers about their job security.[5]

The Heads-Up Challenge video game has been co-branded with the World Series of Poker.[6]

Pokertek is the exclusive provider of automated poker tables for Harrah's Entertainment[7] and Ameristar Casinos.[8] Aristocrat Leisure is Pokertek's exclusive provider for countries outside of the United States and Canada.[9]

References

  • PokerTek, Inc. Announces Agreement To Be Acquired By Multimedia Games
  1. ^ PokerTek Installs PokerPro at Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas
  2. ^ Trump Plaza tourneys using PokerTek tables
  3. ^ PokerTek Completes PokerPro Installations on All 22 Ships in Carnival Fleet
  4. ^ a b c PokerTek Brings Poker to Montreal and Other Quebec Casinos with 43 PokerPro Tables
  5. ^ Wittkowski, Donald (August 18, 2008), "New electronic casino table games stir fears of job cuts, loss of tips" (– Scholar search),  
  6. ^ PokerTek Launches Heads-Up Challenge(TM), Ground-Breaking Amusement Game.
  7. ^ Harrah's Selects PokerTek as Its Exclusive Supplier for Automated Poker
  8. ^ PokerTek Selected as Exclusive Supplier of Automated Poker Tables for Ameristar Casinos,...
  9. ^ PokerTek's New Partnership and the PokerPro(TM) System Are Designed to Speed up Live Poker...


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