World Series of Poker Hold’em Legend App debuts
12/23/09 – Glu Mobile Inc., has announced the availability of its World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend App for iPhone on the App Store. The product is one of three games based on a multi-year, worldwide partnership between Glu and Harrah's Interactive Entertainment, Inc., owners of the World Series of Poker brand.
"We are thrilled to take the WSOP to the iPhone with Glu Mobile," said WSOP vice president Craig Abrahams. "This app is a game changer in the category and is consistent with our core strategy of taking the WSOP to all digital platforms with top production values."
Alex Galvagni, Glu's chief technical officer, said: "World Series of Poker is the number one brand in poker, and we are thrilled to bring iPhone and iPod touch users the most exciting, prestigious poker app available.
"By creating a fast-paced and unique World Series of Poker gaming experience and adding new functionality with peer-to-peer multiplayer capability, the World Series of Poker Hold'em Legend App will keep players entertained for hours."
The depth of career mode in the WSOP Poker App lets fans play over 25 events across seven casino venues; five of these venues being actual Harrah's properties that include introductory videos for each location. This is the only app for iPhone and iPod touch where players can play for a virtual WSOP bracelet, and the peer-to-peer functionality, innovative Multi Touch user interface and leaderboard integration with WSOP.com up the ante for any player.
The new product, which sells for $3, features:
* Peer-to-Peer Multiplayer, enabling users to play heads-up poker against a friend via Bluetooth.
* Hand Replays.
* Multiplayer, empoweriguers to play in up to nine player games against players from around the world.
* Authentic Venues that takes the player virtually through 25 events across seven casino venues; five of which are actual Harrah's properties including Caesars Palace, the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino and the Casino of the Empire.
* Cut-scenes hrough which players can watch high-quality videos of featured opponents.
* iPod integration