Ultimate Poker Hosts Hall of Fame Poker Game Featuring Legendary UFC® Fighters At Red Rock Casino Resort And Spa Nov. 15

Ultimate Poker

ULTIMATE POKER HOSTS HALL OF FAME POKER
GAME FEATURING LEGENDARY UFC® FIGHTERS
AT RED DOCK CASINO RESORT AND SPA NOV. 15
 

In honor of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®’s (UFC®) 20th anniversary, Ultimate Poker will host a Hall of Fame Poker Game featuring world-renowned UFC® fighters and personalities Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin, Matt Hughes, Royce Gracie and Bruce Buffer at Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa at the Race and Sports Book from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15.

Ultimate Poker Team U professional players, including Jason Somerville, William Reynolds, Brent Hanks, Phil Collins, Lauren Kling, Dan O’Brien and Jeremy Ausmus, will be on hand to assist the UFC personalities. Although they won’t be playing, each pro will advise their partner on the best moves to make throughout the game. In addition to playing, Buffer will entertain fans with his one-of-a-kind commentary throughout the match.

“Anytime you put UFC fighters at the table, there’s going to be some heavy competition to win. It’s in our nature,” said UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell. “The Hall of Fame Poker Game is a great addition to the UFC’s 20th anniversary celebration. Poker is a great game of skill, just like the UFC.”

One lucky individual will have a chance to win a seat at the Hall of Fame Poker Game and play against the UFC legends. Those with an Ultimate Poker account may enter into the Hall of Fame Poker Game Satellite Freeroll taking place online on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. Residents and tourists alike located in the state of Nevada can sign up for a free Ultimate Poker account for the chance to play in the freeroll and win. The freeroll champion will earn a seat at the Hall of Fame Poker Game to play in a six-handed sit and go tournament with UFC superstars at Red Rock Resort on Nov. 15.

Spectators aged 21 and over can catch the action live inside the Race and Sports Book while enjoying drink specials from event co-sponsor Bud Light. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The match will be broadcast on televisions throughout the sports book allowing audience members to catch all the action.

During the game, Ultimate Poker will give away two pairs of tickets to UFC 167 on Saturday, Nov. 16. Follow Ultimate Poker on Twitter for details on how to win. Fans must be present to win.

No real money will be exchanged during the game. Players will be competing for bragging rights only.

Ultimate Poker offers an exhilarating and secure online poker experience to anyone age 21 and over located in the state of Nevada. Players in Nevada can play now at UltimatePoker.com, while any player in the world can sign up and deposit in advance of visiting Nevada.

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.

Ultimate Poker is the first licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.

Join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

About Station Casinos:
Since 1976, Station Casinos LLC has been the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Station’s 18 properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters, bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo and race and sports wagering. Station owns and operates 10 hotel/casinos including: Red Rock Resort, Palace Station, Boulder Station, Sunset Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Santa Fe Station, Texas Station, Fiesta Rancho and Fiesta Henderson and the Days Inn at Wild Wild West . It also owns and operates an additional eight casinos under its Wildfire Gaming Division. . In addition, Station owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, LLC, which is the manager of the Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.

 

Ultimate Poker Deals 10-Millionth Hand

Ultimate Poker

ULTIMATE POKER DEALS 10-MILLIONTH HAND 

On Thursday, Aug. 1, Ultimate Poker dealt its 10-millionth hand of real money online poker at 10:22 a.m. PST on UltimatePoker.com after a little over three months of live play.

The historic 10-millionth hand was played at a 25-cent / 50-cent no limit hold ‘em table. The victor, “SteveKelly,” won $6.85 with an ace high during the hand, along with an additional $5,000 prize from Ultimate Poker to celebrate the monumental moment. Each remaining player at the table also received $500 for being a part of the historic hand. Beginning at the nine-millionth hand, Ultimate Poker gave away $23,000 during a series of 21 cash prizes leading up to the 10-millionth hand.

“It’s incredible to be talking about our 10-millionth hand only three months after opening the doors. It gives us a good opportunity to look back at how far we’ve come and an even better excuse to run a great promotion,” remarked Ultimate Gaming Chief Marketing Officer Joe Versaci.

Ultimate Gaming made history on April 30, becoming the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker. On July 25, the online gaming company received final approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission for its real money online poker product, which offers an exhilarating and secure online poker experience to anyone age 21 and over located in the state of Nevada. Players in Nevada can play now at UltimatePoker.com, while any player in the world can sign up and deposit in advance of visiting Nevada.

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the gaming and regulatory capital of the world, and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.

Ultimate Poker is a licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.

Join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

Ultimate Gaming Receives Final Approval From The Nevada Gaming Commission For Real Money Online Poker Product Ultimate Poker

Ultimate Poker 

Ultimate Gaming Receives Final Approval From The Nevada Gaming Commission For Real Money Online Poker Product Ultimate Poker 

Makes history as the only legal online poker website in the U.S.

 

 Today, Ultimate Gaming, a majority-owned subsidiary of Station Casinos LLC, received final approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission for its real money online poker product Ultimate Poker, the only legal poker website in the United States.

Ultimate Gaming made history on April 30, when it became the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker at UltimatePoker.com. Once the first hand was dealt, a trial period began during which Ultimate Gaming proved its ability to adhere to the rigorous requirements set forth by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. On July 11, the online gaming company successfully completed its field trial for Ultimate Poker, receiving a recommendation for approval from the control board. Ultimate Poker has dealt more than 9,100,000 hands of poker since it launched in April.

“Not only was Ultimate Gaming the first company in field trial and the first to launch live play, but today we became the first to receive final approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission,” remarked Ultimate Gaming Chief Executive Officer Tobin Prior. “The commission set extensive regulatory requirements for online poker in the state, and we are thrilled that our product has met and exceeded these standards.”

Ultimate Poker offers an exhilarating and secure online poker experience to anyone age 21 and over located in the state of Nevada. Players in Nevada can play now at UltimatePoker.com, while any player in the world can sign up and deposit in advance of visiting Nevada.

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.

Ultimate Poker is a licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.

Join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

 

About Station Casinos:
Station Casinos LLC is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Station’s properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas Valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters,  bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings, such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo and race and sports wagering. Station owns and operates Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Boulder Station Hotel & Casino, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, Green Valley Ranch Resort Casino Spa, Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel, Fiesta Rancho Casino Hotel, Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Boulder, Wild Wild West Gambling Hall & Hotel, Wildfire Sunset, and Lake Mead Casino. Station also owns a 50% interest in Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, Wildfire Lanes and Casino, and The Greens. In addition, Station owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, LLC, which is the manager of the Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.

Ultimate Poker Gives Away Cash On The Road To 10 Million Hands

Ultimate Poker

ULTIMATE POKER GIVES AWAY CASH ON THE ROAD TO
10 MILLION HANDS

 

After less than three months of live play, Ultimate Poker is set to deal its 10-millionth hand of real money online poker at UltimatePoker.com. To celebrate the achievement, Ultimate Poker will award players cash prizes across 21 milestone hands leading up to the 10-millionth.

In order to win, players must be dealt into one of the pre-selected milestone hands. The winner of each milestone hand leading up to the 10-millionth will receive $500, and all other players at the table will receive $50. During the 10-millionth hand, the winner will be awarded $5,000 while other players at the table will receive $500. As an added bonus, if any milestone hands are dealt at a ring game tables greater than $1/$2 or $20 or above tournaments, Ultimate Poker will double the cash prizes for all players.

Milestone hands are running now and continue in increments of 100,000. Once 9,900,000 hands have been dealt, milestones will be awarded every 10,000 hands leading up to the landmark 10-millionth hand. The 9,999,999 hand will also be included as a milestone.

“Our 10-Millionth hand couldn’t have come at a better time. Milestone hands always put a lot of focus on ring games, and we’ve just added new 100 big blind tables and widened our selection of six-max tables. It’s what the players asked for and it’s great to deliver it wrapped in free milestone hand cash,” remarked Ultimate Gaming Chief Marketing Officer Joe Versaci.

For more information about Ultimate Poker’s 10-millionth hand celebration, visit UltimatePoker.com. Residents and tourists located within the state of Nevada can sign up and play for their chance to win a milestone hand. For complete details on all events visit UltimatePoker.com and follow @UltimatePoker on Twitter.

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the gaming and regulatory capital of the world, and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.

Ultimate Poker is a licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.

Join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

Ultimate Gaming, America’s First Legal Online Gaming Operator, And Trump Taj Mahal Associates Enter Into Agreement To Bring Online Gaming to New Jersey

Ultimate Gaming

 

ULTIMATE GAMING, AMERICA’S FIRST LEGAL ONLINE GAMING OPERATOR, AND TRUMP TAJ MAHAL ASSOCIATES  ENTER INTO AGREEMENT TO BRING ONLINE GAMING TO NEW JERSEY

 

 

Ultimate Gaming, America’s first regulated online gaming operator, announced today that it has signed an online gaming operations agreement with Trump Taj Mahal Associates LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Ultimate Gaming will supply a wide range of real money online casino games and poker, using its proprietary technology platform and the Ultimate Brands.

Ultimate Gaming launched real money online poker in Nevada at UltimatePoker.com in April of 2013. This announcement solidifies Ultimate Gaming as a leader in providing secure, reliable and market tested online gaming systems. Ultimate Gaming is also the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC ®).

“Today we are excited to be entering into an agreement with Trump Taj Mahal Associates to bring online gaming to New Jersey,” said Tom Breitling, Chairman of Ultimate Gaming. “This represents a huge step forward in our desire to offer Americans across the nation the opportunity to enjoy safe and regulated online games.”

Americans have shown a strong appetite for online play, and Ultimate Gaming is able to meet that demand in a responsible, trusted and secure environment. “We feel our technology is a major advantage,” said Tobin Prior, Chief Executive Officer of Ultimate Gaming. “Our proprietary software has been proven to meet regulatory requirements and allows for continuous investment and product development. The technology was acquired in 2011 and developed by a U.S. based company with a completely clean regulatory profile.”

“Ultimate Gaming is a pioneer in the online gaming space and can provide a turnkey solution for our online gaming needs in New Jersey,” said Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Robert F. Griffin. “We are delighted to be working with a trusted partner that has a proven track record.”

 

About Trump Entertainment Resorts:
Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc. owns and operates two casino resort properties on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Together, at these properties, the company operates over 4,100 slot machines, over 250 table games and over 2,900 hotel rooms.

 

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.

Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/ultimategaming

 

 

Daniel Healey wins first legal, real money online poker tournament in America at Ultimate Poker

Ultimate Poker

 

Daniel Healey Wins First Legal Real Money Online
Poker Tournament In America at Ultimate Poker
Flagship $10,000 Sunday Tournament featured 200 players on Sunday, May 5

 

On Sunday, May 5, amateur poker player Daniel Healey of Las Vegas, NV came in first place at Ultimate Poker’s first $10,000 Sunday Tournament at UltimatePoker.com, making history as the winner of the first legal, real money online poker tournament to be held in the United States.

The historic $10,000 Sunday Tournament capped at 200 players, with Healey taking home a first place prize of $4,173.

“It is really exciting to be a part of history, winning the first tournament,” Healey remarked. “I have been keeping up with the news updates and poker blogs ever since Black Friday hit and was extremely excited to hear that legal online poker is here. I am excited to be living in Nevada and playing my favorite game.”

“Since going live on April 30, there has been no downtime whatsoever, and demand to play in our first $10,000 Sunday Tournament exceeded our expectations,” remarked Joe Versaci, Ultimate Gaming Chief Marketing Officer. “We ended up reaching our 200 player cap 45 minutes before the tournament opened.”

Due to high demand, the limit for Ultimate Poker’s Sunday Tournament has doubled to a capacity of 400 players, doubling the potential prize pool to $20,000. A can’t-miss weekly event at 6 p.m. PST, the $10,000 Sunday Tournament features a $100 buy-in and a $10,000 guaranteed prize pool. A deep starting stack of 10,000 chips and 15-minute levels provide hours of action-packed poker. Satellites run every day, with greater frequency on Sunday, and range from $1 to $20.

On April 30, 2013, Ultimate Gaming, a majority-owned subsidiary of Station Casinos LLC, launched real money online poker at UltimatePoker.com, making history as the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker. Players age 21 and over in Nevada can play now at UltimatePoker.com, while any player in the world can sign up and deposit at UltimatePoker.com in advance of visiting Nevada.

 

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the gaming and regulatory capital of the world, and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.

Ultimate Poker is a licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.

Join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

Final_hand

About Station Casinos:
Station Casinos LLC is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Station’s properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas Valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters, bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings, such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo and race and sports wagering. Station owns and operates Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Boulder Station Hotel & Casino, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, Green Valley Ranch Resort Casino Spa, Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel, Fiesta Rancho Casino Hotel, Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Boulder, Wild Wild West Gambling Hall & Hotel, Wildfire Sunset, and Lake Mead Casino. Station also owns a 50% interest in Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, Wildfire Lanes and Casino, and The Greens. In addition, Station owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, LLC, which is the manager of the Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.

 

Ultimate Poker Deals The First Legal Hand Of Real Money Online Poker In The United States

Ultimate Poker

 

 

ULTIMATE POKER DEALS THE FIRST LEGAL HAND OF REAL MONEY ONLINE POKER IN  THE UNITED STATES

Station Casinos and Nevada lead the gaming industry into the regulated online gaming market

 

 

Ultimate Gaming, a majority-owned subsidiary of Station Casinos LLC, has launched real money online poker at UltimatePoker.com, making history as the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC ®). Ultimate Poker brings the excitement of the UFC® to the online poker arena, offering fans once-in-a-lifetime prizes, rewards, and the true thrill of real money competition.

Live now at UltimatePoker.com, Ultimate Poker offers an exhilarating and secure online poker experience to anyone age 21 and over located in the state of Nevada. Whether relaxing at home or hanging out with friends, Ultimate Poker allows players to engage in an unmatched online poker experience on their own time and in their preferred setting.

“We are proud to be the first company to deliver legal and secure real money online gaming to poker players,” said Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling. “We have worked closely with state gaming regulators to demonstrate our unique and compelling poker platform that, above all, players know they can trust. Ultimate Poker is dedicated to being the players’ choice for online poker.”

Poker players have shown a strong appetite for online play, and Ultimate Poker is able to meet that demand in a responsible, trusted and secure environment. “We feel our technology is a major advantage. Ultimate Poker’s proprietary software is completely owned and operated by parent company Ultimate Gaming, allowing for continuous investment and product development,” said Ultimate Gaming Chief Executive Officer Tobin Prior. “The technology was acquired in 2011 and initially developed by a U.S. based company with a completely clean regulatory profile.”

“This day has been a long time coming. Online poker in the United States is finally here and totally legit,” remarked Brand Ambassador Antonio Esfandiari. “I signed on to be the ambassador for Ultimate Poker because I knew the people behind this company would do it right. I signed on because UltimatePoker.com is where I would come to play. Now we all can.”

As Station Casinos’ online poker room, Ultimate Poker is the first to bring America’s game to Nevadans and Silver State tourists. Station Casinos is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment for residents of Southern Nevada. For more than 36 years, Station Casinos has been an industry leader in the areas of gaming innovation and guest satisfaction. Ultimate Poker players can deposit and cashout at any of Station Casinos’ 16 locations across the Las Vegas Valley after they have created an account online.

Players in Nevada can make history and play now at UltimatePoker.com, while any player in the world can sign up and deposit at UltimatePoker.com in advance of visiting Nevada.

 

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the gaming and regulatory capital of the world, and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.

 

Ultimate Poker is a licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.

 

Join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker
Access our media kit for more information: PR@UltimateGaming.com

 

About Station Casinos:
Station Casinos LLC is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Station’s properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas Valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters, bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings, such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo and race and sports wagering. Station owns and operates Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Boulder Station Hotel & Casino, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, Green Valley Ranch Resort Casino Spa, Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel, Fiesta Rancho Casino Hotel, Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Boulder, Wild Wild West Gambling Hall & Hotel, Wildfire Sunset, and Lake Mead Casino. Station also owns a 50% interest in Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, Wildfire Lanes and Casino, and The Greens. In addition, Station owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, LLC, which is the manager of the Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.

Poker Pro Antonio Esfandiari Signs On As Ultimate Poker’s Brand Ambassador

Ultimate Poker

Poker Pro Antonio Esfandiari Signs On As Ultimate Poker’s Brand Ambassador

Champion poker professional Antonio Esfandiari has signed on as Brand Ambassador for Ultimate Poker (UltimatePoker.com), a licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, launching in 2013.

Making history as the first professional poker player to represent a U.S. licensed online poker company, Esfandiari lends the voice and weight of a true champion to a brand committed to becoming the players’ choice for online poker.

“We’re thrilled to have Antonio Esfandiari represent our company,” remarked Ultimate Poker Chairman Tom Breitling. “Antonio is the ultimate champion and modern poker player. He brings the gaming lifestyle to the online arena with his work-hard, play-hard attitude.”

Esfandiari is ranked number one for all-time tournament poker winnings in the world. He is widely known on the poker circuit as “The Magician,” due to the chip tricks and magic he performs on and off the tables.  Antonio’s outgoing personality and fan appeal was quickly recognized by poker television producers, who made Antonio a regular competitor and commentator on many of poker’s most popular televised events, most notably for ESPN. Having won over $23 million from poker tournaments as well as two World Poker Tour titles and three World Series of Poker bracelets— the most recent of which being the $1 million dollar buy-in tournament Big One for One Drop’s one-of-a-kind platinum bracelet—
Esfandiari has been an inspiration to poker fans worldwide.

 

About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain their own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory record.

 

Ultimate Poker is a licensed online poker room owned and operated by Ultimate Gaming launching in 2013. Created by online poker specialists, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the fastest growing sports organization in the world, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.

Join the conversation on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

About Station Casinos:
Station Casinos LLC is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Stations properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters, bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings, such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo, and race and sports wagering. Station owns and operates Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Boulder Station Hotel & Casino, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, Green Valley Ranch Resort Casino Spa, Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel, Fiesta Rancho Casino Hotel, Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Boulder, Wild Wild West Gambling Hall & Hotel, Wildfire Sunset, and Lake Mead Casino. Station also owns a 50% interest in Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, Wildfire Lanes and Casino, and The Greens. In addition, Station owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, LLC, which is the manager of the Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.

 

Ultimate Gaming Granted Nevada Interactive Gaming Licenses

Ultimate Gaming Granted
Nevada Interactive Gaming Licenses

On Oct. 18, 2012 the Nevada Gaming Commission approved licenses for Ultimate Gaming (www.UltimateGaming.com) as Interactive Gaming Service Provider, Manufacturer and Distributor of Interactive Gaming Systems in the State of Nevada.

Ultimate Gaming was launched in June 2012 to focus on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe.

“This is an important milestone for our company as we continue to develop an industry-leading online gaming company,” said Tom Breitling, chairman of Ultimate Gaming. “We know Nevada will set the foundation for safety and security for this burgeoning industry and we look forward to working closely with regulators to ensure trust and consumer confidence.”

Breitling added that Ultimate Gaming is ideally positioned to reach a huge pool of online poker players due to the company’s partnership with the UFC® and Station Casinos.

Ultimate Poker (www.UltimatePoker.com), a product of Ultimate Gaming, is the official poker partner of the UFC®.  Ultimate Poker focuses on free social poker events with no chips or money required.  Fans from around the world can play Ultimate Poker for opportunities to win unheard of UFC® prizes and opportunities.

About Ultimate Gaming / Ultimate Poker
Ultimate Gaming delivers exciting, social and fun casino style games to players around the world in an authentic way that ignites the competitive spirit.  Ultimate Poker gives players the opportunity to build their stack while competing with others from around the world for unreal rewards and global bragging rights.  Join the Ultimate Poker action on Facebook at http://apps.facebook.com/UltimatePoker and learn more about Ultimate Gaming at www.UltimateGaming.com

 

Like Ultimate Poker on Facebook: www.facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: www.twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/UltimatePoker

 

Ultimate Poker gives UFC fans the chance to pick and win the Ultimate Prize

Ultimate Poker Gives UFC® Fans The Chance To
Pick And Win The Ultimate Prize

UFC® President Dana White Challenges Fans to Create the Prize of a Lifetime

A video message from White:

Ultimate Poker (http://ultimatepoker.com) and UFC® President Dana White are challenging fans to create the Ultimate UFC®Prize and win it in a Pick Your Prize online poker tournament.

Fans looking to answer White’s challenge of creating the Ultimate UFC® Prize are encouraged to visit the Ultimate Poker Facebook page, click on the Pick Your Prize tab (http://bit.ly/UltimatePrize) and submit their Ultimate Prize idea. The possibilities are endless, from training with a fighter to a chance to play poker with your favorite UFC® personalities.  In the end, fans will select one idea to serve as the Ultimate Prize and the winner of the Pick Your Prize Tournament will take it home.

At UFC® 152 one lucky fan was awarded the chance to join Dana White in The Octagon™ to Belt the Champ.  UFC fans have another opportunity of a lifetime time to dream up and win the Ultimate UFC® Prize (http://bit.ly/SubmitUltimatePrize).

Pick Your Prize is currently active and there is no entry fee to enter.  It is a free social poker event.  To compete to win the Ultimate Prize, visit the Ultimate Poker Facebook application and enter any of the daily Sit & Go Pick Your Prize Satellites.  Weekly tournament qualifiers are held every Saturday and Sunday for those that advance to Round 2, with a final showdown scheduled for October 28.

Ultimate Poker is the official poker partner of the UFC® and is a product of Ultimate Gaming, a company focused on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe. Fans from around the world can play Ultimate Poker for continued opportunities to win unheard of UFC® prizing and opportunities.

About Ultimate Gaming / Ultimate Poker
Ultimate Gaming delivers exciting, social and fun casino style games to players around the world. All Ultimate Games are designed with a social DNA, built to share and challenge players to reach new heights. From stacking chips and talking trash, to pushing to the top of custom leader boards, Ultimate Gaming brings excitement every day. Ultimate Poker gives players the opportunity to compete with others from around the world for unreal rewards and global bragging rights.  Join the Ultimate Poker action on Facebook at http://apps.facebook.com/UltimatePoker and learn more about Ultimate Gaming at http://UltimateGaming.com.

 

Like Ultimate Poker on Facebook: http://facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: http://twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch the action on YouTube: http://youtube.com/UltimatePoker

 

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto and Beijing, UFC produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. In 2011, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This also includes the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, which now airs on FX in an exciting new live format.

In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 149 countries and territories, to nearly one billion homes worldwide, in 20 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with over two million followers on Twitter. Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, the best-selling UFC Undisputed® video game franchise, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel and trading cards.

Ultimate Poker winner Johan Furuly places the UFC Light Heavyweight belt on Jon Jones at UFC 152

ULTIMATE POKER WINNER Johan Furuly Places the UFC® Light
Heavyweight belt
on Jon Jones at UFC® 152

Traditionally, UFC® President Dana White has placed the championship belt on fighters’ waists. On Saturday, Sept. 22, Johan Furuly of Norway was bestowed the honor of placing the UFC® Light Heavyweight belt on Jon Jones after Jones defeated Vitor Belfort at UFC® 152 in Toronto. 

Furuly earned the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by winning the grand prize in Ultimate Poker’s (ultimatepoker.com) Belt the Champ online poker tournament. As the grand prize winner, Furuly traveled to Toronto from Norway to experience VIP treatment at UFC® 152. This included access to the weigh-in, a pre-fight VIP tour, a meet-and-greet with UFC® President Dana White and the opportunity to place the UFC® Light Heavyweight belt on the victor of the Jon “Bones” Jones / Vitor Belfort championship fight.

Belt the Champ (Video 1; Video 2) was a free social poker promotion launched by Ultimate Poker, the official poker partner of the UFC® and a product of Ultimate Gaming, a company focused on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe.

About Ultimate Gaming / Ultimate Poker
Ultimate Gaming delivers exciting, social and fun casino style games to players around the world. All Ultimate Games are designed with a social DNA, built to share and challenge players to reach new heights. From stacking chips and talking trash to pushing to the top of custom leader boards, Ultimate Gaming brings excitement every day. Ultimate Poker gives players the opportunity to compete with others from around the world for unreal rewards and global bragging rights.  Join the Ultimate Poker action on Facebook at apps.facebook.com/UltimatePoker and learn more about Ultimate Gaming at UltimateGaming.com.

 

Like Ultimate Poker on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

Photo Credit: Josh Hedges

 

 

 

Ultimate Poker gives fan once-in-a-lifetime grand prize to ‘Belt the Champ’ at UFC 152

Ultimate Poker Gives Fan Once-in-a-lifetime
Grand Prize to Belt the Champ at UFC® 152
Johan Furuly of Norway Wins Grand Prize in Ultimate Poker
Belt the Champ Online Poker Tournament

Johan Furuly of Norway has won Ultimate Poker’s (www.ultimatepoker.com) Belt the Champ online poker tournament and will place the UFC® Light Heavyweight belt on the champion of UFC® 152 on Sept. 22 in Toronto.

As the grand prize winner of Ultimate Poker’s Belt the Champ Tournament, Furuly will travel to Toronto this week to experience VIP treatment at UFC® 152 and place the UFC® Light Heavyweight belt on the victor of the Jon “Bones” Jones / Vitor Belfort championship fight.  Until now, only one person has placed the championship belt on fighters’ waists, UFC® President Dana White.  Furuly will be the first person other than White in UFC® history to have the honor of belting the champ.

“Going to Toronto to experience UFC 152 in person is a dream come true,” remarked Furuly.  “This is going to be the trip of a lifetime.”

Furuly has been playing poker for seven years, including competing in several major tournaments throughout Europe. He will be joined by a fellow poker player and UFC® fan.

Belt the Champ (Video 1; Video 2) is a free social poker event with no chips or money required launched by Ultimate Poker, the official poker partner of the UFC®.  Ultimate Poker is a product of Ultimate Gaming, a company focused on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe.

About Ultimate Gaming / Ultimate Poker
Ultimate Gaming delivers exciting, social and fun casino style games to players around the world in an authentic way that ignites the competitive spirit. Whether it’s the turn of a card in Ultimate Poker, spin of the slot reel or thrill of 21 in blackjack, Ultimate Gaming strives to bring players the ultimate lifestyle.  Ultimate Poker gives players the opportunity to build their stack while competing with others from around the world for unreal rewards and global bragging rights.  Join the Ultimate Poker action on Facebook at apps.facebook.com/UltimatePoker and learn more about Ultimate Gaming at UltimateGaming.com

Like Ultimate Poker on Facebook: facebook.com/UltimatePoker
Follow the action on Twitter: twitter.com/UltimatePoker
Watch us on YouTube: youtube.com/UltimatePoker

Fertitta Interactive announces the launch of Ultimate Gaming

Fertitta Interactive ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF  ULTIMATE GAMING

Ultimate Gaming’s First Product, Ultimate Poker, TO BE released This Summer

 

Fertitta Interactive, LLC announced today that it has launched Ultimate Gaming, which will focus on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe. The first of a series of offerings from Ultimate Gaming will include Ultimate Poker, which will be launched this summer.

 

Fertitta Interactive was established in 2010 by Frank Fertitta III, Lorenzo Fertitta, Tom Breitling and Tim Poster, who have worked together on various projects since the early 1990s.   The Fertittas were original investors in Travelscape, the online travel company that was founded by Breitling and Poster and purchased by Microsoft’s Expedia, Inc. in 2000.  The founders have a unique history of nurturing and developing businesses in the casino (Station Casinos and Golden Nugget), Internet (Travelscape/Expedia), and sports/entertainment (Ultimate Fighting Championship) industries.

 

“With our unique ability to leverage the overlapping demographics between online gaming, traditional gaming and the worldwide sports and entertainment brand of the UFC, Ultimate Gaming is ideally positioned to rapidly capture a significant following in the United States and throughout the globe,” said Tom Breitling, Chairman of Fertitta Interactive.

 

Breitling added that Ultimate Gaming is fully supportive of federal legislation to regulate online poker and that the company has filed for all relevant online gaming licenses in the State of Nevada.