VALLEY STREAM, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Face Up Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB:FUEG), a Reality Gaming Social Network company, today announced that its 2013 Aruba Poker Open will be held at The Radisson Resort & Casino in Aruba in early December 2013. Face Up Gaming is planning to take as many as 100 players to Aruba next year, a substantial increase over 2012.
Given the response to the recently completed 2012 tournament, the Company is in negotiations with The Radisson Resort & Casino - Aruba to rapidly expand this tournament to multiple locations and also over branding the Company's name and logo onto a portion of its poker tables.
"We are excited to once again sponsor the Aruba Poker Open which will be held at The Radisson Resort & Casino - Aruba. Company representatives recently returned from the very successful 2012 Aruba Poker Open, which was held at the Radisson Aruba Nov 9 – 19, 2012. Our winning members attended and enjoyed poker seminars by Tom McEvoy, four-time gold bracelet winner and World Champion in 1983," stated Bonnie Leinhos, the Company's tournament director."The Company had 40 of its gold members in attendance that came from Canada, Holland, Trinidad/Tobago, Russia and many players from various parts of the U.S.," added Ms. Leinhos The Company's game proprietary platform ( www.FaceUpGaming.com ) is being used in creating a vast global gaming network consisting of games from every region of the globe, supporting native languages as well as cross language functionality. Logical additions to the platform include global staples in gaming such as Backgammon, Poker, Chess and Checkers and many others. Face Up Gaming is a legal non-wagering online gaming platform ( www.FaceUpGaming.com). Face Up Entertainment Group, Inc. is committed to responsible game-play and is not a gambling site. "Our goal is to maintain the thrill of online games while keeping it safe for everyone. "Our social networking functionality provides the user base with the ability to grow their circle of friends beyond those they physically reach day to day. Our users sit down to play a game and more often than not leave making a connection with a stranger which is then maintained via our social network functionalities," stated Mr. Elinson. The Face Up Entertainment Group, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=14445 Forward-Looking Statement