|By PR Newswire||
|September 27, 2012 01:59 AM EDT||
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beginning on October 8th, PLAOR (www.plaor.com), a new social games publisher, will launch its first Facebook game, Hollywood Poker (www.hollywoodpoker.com). Hollywood Poker gives gamers the rare and exciting chance to play with beloved celebrities from film, television, sports and music in Texas Hold 'Em Poker. Starting today, those who sign up will also have an opportunity to win a chance to play in an exclusive online celebrity poker game with actor, comedian and Hollywood Poker ambassador Kevin Pollak on October 20th. Three lucky winners will be selected to play in this star-studded single table event to join Pollak and some of his celebrity friends.
"Hollywood Poker is a free-to-play game that's fun for everyone," said Pollak. "You'll be able to play with your favorite celebrities, and win great prizes. Check out the Hollywood Poker community site and Facebook page for a chance to play in our first-ever online celebrity game. I promise you won't want to miss it!"
In addition to Pollak, more than 160 stars have committed to playing Hollywood Poker which include James Woods (Too Big to Fail), Seth Meyers (Saturday Night Live), Dennis Quaid (Vegas), Paul Wesley (Vampire Diaries), Peter Facinelli (Twilight), Billy Burke (Revolution), Dave Foley (News Radio), Scott Baio (Charles in Charge), Stephen Collins (7th Heaven), Grant Show (Melrose Place), Kenny Johnson (The Shield), Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street), Tom Everett Scott (Southland), Peter Billingsley (The Christmas Story), Tim Busfield (The West Wing), Dean Cain (Las Vegas), Jose Canseco (MLB Player), Dennis Haskins (Saved by the Bell), Dule Hill (Psych), Ken Howard (30 Rock), Richard Kind (Luck), John O'Hurley (Seinfeld) and Michael Vartan (Hawthorne), among others, with new celebrities confirmed each week.
Hollywood Poker is designed to be easy to use and fun for everyone. Hollywood Poker is the first ever social game where fans can interact directly with stars, chat and rub virtual elbows while playing poker with celebrities. Visitors to the HollywoodPoker.com community can follow the action of ongoing events and become a member, giving them the first chance to play the game when it debuts and to win prizes, including trips to star-studded events.
Hollywood Poker will be playable on all devices: starting with Facebook for PC and Mac, as well as, mobile for the iPad. Support for iPhone and Android are close behind. For more information visit www.hollywoodpoker.com or www.facebook.com/HollywoodPoker.
PLAOR (www.plaor.com) is a new social games publisher which offers gamers the exciting and rare experience of playing with their favorite celebrities, coupled with the gratifying opportunity of benefiting worthwhile charities around the world. The company is set to transform the gaming world beginning with the launch of Hollywood Poker on Facebook and mobile devices October 8th, 2012. PLAOR is led by a team of visionary game designers, producers and executives from Zynga, Disney/Playdom, EA, Sony Online, THQ and Microsoft/Xbox, along with award-winning actors James Woods and Kevin Pollak who serve as the company's entertainment industry ambassadors.
About Hollywood Poker
Hollywood Poker (www.hollywoodpoker.com ) is where the stars come to play! Hollywood Poker offers a world-class poker experience that's also the easiest to use, upping the ante by offering fans exclusive online access to hundreds of celebrities and star-studded events. At Hollywood Poker, every player gets the star treatment. Hollywood Poker is available on Facebook and iPad, coming soon to iPhone and Android.Media Contact:
Steven Wilson, BWR Public Relations, 212-901-3954, email@example.com
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