FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GLOBAL VR® CAPTURES BALLY TECHNOLOGIES' MOST INNOVATIVE GAME SUBMISSION AWARD
SAN JOSE, Calif;
BOSTON, Mass - (October 10, 2007) -- GLOBAL VR® is proud to announce that during Bally Technologies 2nd Annual 3rd PARTY SUMMIT held in July at Bally's office in Las Vegas, Nevada, GLOBAL VR was awarded Most Innovative Game Submission Award. From a field of over one-half dozen entries from 5 separate companies, Texas Hold 'Em Peek-a-Boo Poker 10 Play was awarded the highly anticipated award.
Texas Hold 'Em Peek-a-Boo Poker 10 play offers players a patent pending method of card selection. The player is dealt the flop, chooses the two hole cards, and then the computer generates the turn and river cards. The twist in GLOBAL VR's version is rather than a blind draw, the player is allowed a "peek" at randomly selected hole cards, giving players a more exciting poker experience.
When asked for comment about receiving this prestigious award, Greg Lima, GLOBAL VR's Executive Vice-President of Gaming commented, "I believe Texas Hold 'Em Peek-a-Boo Poker is a breakthrough in the poker market and capitalizes on the popularity of Texas Hold 'Em. With multiple hands it's easy to learn and exciting to play. We look forward to continuing the line of innovative game submissions with classic appeal."
Rodney Hill, Director of 3rd Party Development and Strategic Alliances of Bally Technologies stated, "Bally couldn't be more pleased with the technology and talents of our partner, GLOBAL VR. We recognized their innovative talents and are positive we will be seeing more from this group in the future. Excellent job GLOBAL VR!"
Jim DeRose, President and CEO of GLOBAL VR stated, "We are pleased that our partner, Bally Technologies, has publicly acknowledged the accomplishments of this talented group. It goes without saying that we are extremely proud of our accomplishments in the area of video gaming and that our gaming staff in Boston is second-to-none in the design and development of innovative gaming products. Without a doubt, we will see extraordinary products from GLOBAL VR Gaming in the gaming marketplace."
For information about other GLOBAL VR products, please visit www.globalvr.com or contact your local GLOBAL VR distributor or sales representative.
About GLOBAL VR: Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Jose, California, GLOBAL VR® is one of the world's leading manufacturers of coin-operated video games based on home gaming technology. Through the development of proprietary technology, GLOBAL VR is able to leverage the massive investment in development of PC and console games by third party developers by making them suitable for play in out-of-home locations. Development agreements are in place with some of the world's leading game publishers including Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS ), Ubisoft, and Atari (NASDAQ:ATAR). These agreements provide GLOBAL VR rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® GOLF , Underground, NASCAR, Blazing Angels, Beach Head and Operation Blockade. In addition, GLOBAL VR also develops and manufactures products previously marketed under the UltraCade label including Global Arcade Classics and Ultrapin. More information on GLOBAL VR can be found at www.globalvr.com.
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