latest news releases from the newsroom
Prima Poker Ltd
Monte Carlo Millions Poker Tournament Guarantees $3 Million Prize Pool, The Largest In European History
LAS VEGAS, July 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Prima Network, the world's largest online poker network, has guaranteed the largest prize pool in European poker tournament history. Monte Carlo Millions, the world's most exclusive poker tournament, will offer a $3 million prize pool with $1 million designated for the champion. Last year's Monte Carlo Millions is currently broadcasting on Poker Zone TV -- Sky Channel 226 in Europe and Kanal5 in Sweden and Denmark. Additional broadcast partners in the U.S., Canada and Australia will be announced shortly.
Homeland Integrated Security Systems, Inc.
Homeland Integrated Security Systems, Inc. Receives Order for 5,000 Cyber Trackers Totaling $2.5 Million
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Homeland Integrated Security Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:HISC) announced today that it has received its second major order for the patent-pending Cyber Tracker. The blanket purchase order was issued by Pro.Sec, a Middle Eastern security company, for 5000 Cyber Trackers at a base price of $499.99 per unit. The order translates to $2.5 million for the hardware, which does not include subsequent fees for the software and service. Homeland Integrated Security Systems will begin shipments to Pro.Sec in the fourth quarter of 2005.
Market Pulse Announces its AM Stock Picks for Wednesday, July 6, 2005: TLPE, JDSU, SIRI, ORCL
ATLANTA, July 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE), to the investment community. TelePlus is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the wireless communications industry! According to Bernard Schmitt of Market Pulse, "TLPE has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again after Tuesday's bell, regarding the closing of its Telizon acquisition that will increase revenues by $12M and EBITDA by $2.2M. This could be great news for investors." Bernard also states that there are other notable stocks that should be watched because they look great from a fundamental and technical perspective. He rates them as follows:
BlastGard International, Inc
Former NYC Police Commissioner, Howard Safir, Joins Blastgard International's Board of Directors
NEW YORK and TAMPA, Fla., July 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlastGard International, Inc. (OTCBB:BLGA), the creator of blast mitigation products and services, today announced that Howard Safir has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Safir, the 39th Police Commissioner of New York City, who served during the same period that Rudolph W. Giuliani was mayor of New York City, has been a distinguished member of law enforcement for over forty years. Mr. Safir, now the Chairman of the Board of Directors of GVI Securities Solutions Inc. (OTCBB:GVIS) and Chairman and CEO of SafirRossetti, has held posts at the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the U.S. Marshals Service and served as the New York City's 29th Fire Commissioner.
Moore Electronics, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of microHelix, Inc., Wins the Medtronic ERS Outstanding Quality Supplier of the Year Award
PORTLAND, Ore., July 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- microHelix, Inc. (OTCBB:MHLX), a manufacturer of custom and complex cable assemblies for the medical and commercial markets with manufacturing facilities in Portland OR and Nogales, Mexico, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Moore Electronics, Inc., had received the Outstanding Quality Supplier of the Year Award from Medtronic Emergency Response Systems (Redmond, WA). Moore Electronics was recognized as an exceptional example of a consistent, reliable, and highly capable supplier.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold Corp. Notification of Trade
LONDON, July 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew") (TSX:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF). On July 5, 2005, Jan A. Vestrum, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crew Gold Corporation, bought 1.5 million shares in Crew at NOK 7.14 in the fulfilment of a previously announced forward contract; sold 1.5 million shares at NOK 10.70 and bought 1.5 million shares at NOK 10.83 by way of a new forward contract with a maturity date of October 4, 2005.