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Attack Poker Becomes Official Online Gaming Partner Of Bellator
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Attack Poker Becomes Official Online Gaming Partner Of Bellator09:00 EST Thursday, February 13, 2014
Multi-Year Alliance Begins February 28th Live On Spike
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attack Poker and Bellator have announced a multi-year alliance that will kick off at Bellator's Season 10 debut from Mohegan Sun Casino live on Spike TV Friday, February 28th. The alliance will make Attack Poker the official online gaming partner of Bellator, and will be featured throughout Bellator's live event broadcast, as well as online and through digital campaigns.
Bellator will now feature "The Attack Of The Night" in every broadcast, which will highlight the most explosive and exciting finish or technique featured throughout the broadcast. Attack Poker will also be featured inside the Bellator cage, with logo placement on cross bar and bumper pads.
"Bellator is The Toughest Tournament in Sports, and this partnership will make Attack Poker the toughest, largest, free-to-play poker tournament in the world," says Ronald Doumani, Managing Director of EMIL Interactive Games, LLC, the parent company of Attack Poker. "Some of MMA's top fighters and poker's top players will converge through this partnership, elevating Attack Poker from online play to an action and entertainment lifestyle."
"Our partnership with Attack Poker speaks directly to our focus of aligning with innovative industry leaders," said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. "Attack Poker's distinctive and consumer interactive approach to free-to-play poker is what positions them as a leader in the online gaming industry and it's what made them our top choice to align our brand with. There will be a seamless integration between Bellator and Attack Poker that will be present from the moment we kick off our monumental Season 10 February 28th live on Spike TV."
Attack Poker is a trademark of EMIL Interactive Games, LLC, a software development company that specializes in the design and marketing of casino games, online social games and mobile platforms in the United States and abroad. Attack Poker is the first innovative multiplayer online poker game utilizing the latest cost effective, cross-platform gaming technology capable of real-time 2-D and 3-D game play. Attack Poker brings online play to life through interaction and special events with "Team Attack Poker," comprised of some of poker's top players including Eli Elezra, Luke Schwartz and Billy Baxter.
For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bellator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BellatorMMA
About Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA is the world's largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 140 countries, Bellator's majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 175 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport's top mixed martial artists. Bellator's founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator's core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator's real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator's tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.
About Attack Poker:
More information about EMIL Interactive Games, LLC and Attack Poker is available online at www.attackpoker.com and www.emilgames.com. Follow Attack Poker on Twitter @AttackPoker and Facebook at facebook.com/AttackPoker. For more information about the company or software licensing opportunities available to license operators, contact Operations Manager Marie Vozikis at 702-527-7565, ext. 200.
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