NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 2, 2016) - World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: WPFH) a leading developer and operator of online and event based social gaming platforms and brands announces today the company has a completed its negotiations and signed a definitive agreement to acquire 49% of Universal Entertainment Group, LLC's ("UEG") online gaming assets (i.e. trademarks, online gaming platforms, source codes, and casino licensing, and consulting agreements). UEG is the leading developer of proprietary online casino free-play and real-money-play software and intellectual property designed to host to be utilized by The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma casino(s) under its new, first-in-the nation, .com and .Gov hosted poker site(s) (via domain names such as and & .Gov worldwide). The online real money play casinos will offer gaming on air, land, and sea globally. 

This agreement comes on the heels of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma issuing an order granting a summary judgment on April 18, 2016 allowing the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma to launch online operations located within its tribal lands. This judgment will make Iowa Tribe the first Indian Tribe to launch a legal online site from the United States. We expect the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma to launch their online real money play casinos to be launched and generating revenues within the next 90 days *domestically and globally.

The full financial details and scope of the transaction will be disclosed in public filing following this release with OTC Markets within the next 72 hours.

About World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc.
World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. is a leading developer and operator of online and event based social gaming platforms and brands. The company is currently in the final stages of launching its two core celebrity driven social gaming brands for online poker and casino gaming.

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