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Poker conference details announced

24 October 2006

NEW YORK – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that its second annual Poker Industry Conference and Exposition will be held December 7-8, 2006 in San Jose, Costa Rica at the Costa Rica Marriott Hotel.

The Poker Industry Expo is a convention that covers the business of poker, focusing on management, marketing and technology. Poker room and online poker executives will be in attendance. Last year's event brought attracted some of the biggest names in poker, including Mike Caro and Doyle Brunson. Also present were executives from the largest Internet poker companies and major software providers. Payment processors, marketing executives, poker affiliates and affiliate managers were present at the 2005 event.

Legislation that was signed into law in the United States on October 13, 2006 has fundamentally changed the scope of the online poker market. The Poker Industry Expo intends to discuss the market opportunities, legal interpretations and payment alternatives that exist for the Poker market.

Speakers at the event include: Michael Bolcerek (President of the Poker Players Alliance), The Hon. James M. Kasper (State of North Dakota House of Representatives), Professor Joseph Kelly (Attorney and Professor of Law at the State University of New York at Buffalo), Peter McGreevy (Attorney). Other speakers are from: the Association of Professional Casino Webmasters, Yatahay Ltd, Poker Affiliate World, Poker Heaven, Poker 24/7, GPWA, Stinky Fish Poker, Pharaoh's Poker and other firms.

The event is also planned to have a tournament in the evening for industry executives and professional players.

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