Players Network Announces the Signing of the Largest Affiliate Contract in Company History|
LAS VEGAS, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Players Network (OTC Bulletin Board : PNTVE - news) today announced the signing of the largest Affiliate Services Agreement in the Company's history with Horseshoe Gaming. Under the terms of the agreement, Players Network will install their Interactive Closed Circuit Television Network and produce in-house television programming for Horseshoe Gaming's casino/hotels in Bossier City, Louisiana and Robinsonville, Mississippi.
The agreement provides for production of educational programs by Players Network that teach gamblers more about the games and can improve their ability to play. The two Horseshoe Gaming properties will also be marketed via Players Network's gaming and entertainment Internet portal, playersnetwork.com.
Commenting on the agreement, Mark Bradley, President of Players Network said, ``This agreement, along with the recently announced agreements with International Game Technology and Ameristar Casinos indicates a growing interest in gaming content. We look forward to a long relationship with Horseshoe Gaming. Horseshoe is the premier operator in the markets in which they compete, outperforming competitors in their respective arenas. We are proud to have this opportunity to work with them.'
This agreement also marks the entry of Players Network into the Mississippi and Louisiana markets. Players Network is now showing in casino/hotels in Nevada, Iowa, Mississippi, Louisiana and soon worldwide on the Internet.
Players Network also announced that their stock symbol had temporarily been changed to PNTVE. This is due to the NASD Eligibility Rule for Over the Counter Bulletin board companies. Players Network has filed their Form 10-SB with the SEC in order to become a publicly traded company and retain their Over the Counter Bulletin Board listing. The Company will update shareholders as soon as the SEC responds to the Form 10-SB with comments. Players Network owns and operates PlayersNetwork.com, a gaming and entertainment Internet Portal which combines content, e-commerce and video on the World Wide Web. Players Network is the first and only digital 24-hour gaming and entertainment network which specializes in producing customized television programming to serve the rapidly growing gaming industry. Players Network delivers its 24-hour television channel directly into hotel and casino guestrooms and on the Internet. The Company's format is designed to educate new players and promote casino games and activities. With 180 million people per year visiting U.S. casinos, the industry is now the largest form of participant entertainment in the world. Programming includes shows on basic gaming instruction, news, sports and racing, entertainment and tournaments.
SOURCE: Players Network