[b]Activision[/b] has announced that they will be developing and publishing the [i] World Series of Poker[/i] video game for the Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameCube, PSP, and PC. The game is based off of the widely popular World Series of Poker (WSOP) Tournament. Highly popularized by ESPN by being broadcasted seven times since introducing the sport to the network in 1994, the [i] WSOP[/i] game will feature television spots on ESPN during the tournament
“The World Series of Poker is the world’s premiere poker event, drawing thousands of entrants and millions of viewers worldwide,” said David Oxford of Activision, Inc. “So it’s a perfect fit to preview this exciting video game to participants of the WSOP Tournament where it will deliver to consumers the same excitement and authenticity of pulling up a chair at the WSOP table and competing against players of this year’s WSOP Tournament.?
The actual WSOP tournament will take place at the Harrah’s Rio Suites in Las Vegas during July 6 ? 10, applying the same setting to its videogame counterpart.
Expect to see [i] World Series of Poker[/i] video game in stores later this summer.
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