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Texas Hold'em offered at P.E.I. casino

22 March 2007

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND – As reported by the CBC News: "Texas hold 'em poker can now be played at the Charlottetown Driving Park Entertainment Centre, since the racino section of the centre is now equipped to host the card games.

"More than 20 Islanders have been hired as dealers for the four tables that opened Monday. Poker will be available six days a week.

" 'For Atlantic Lottery this is a first. This is the first time we've offered live table poker in any of our facilities or any of our products across Atlantic Canada, and we wanted to make sure we could do it certainly in a fun, but more importantly regulated, in a social responsible way,' a lottery corporation spokesman said.

"…Provincial Treasurer Mitch Murphy gave the go-ahead for Atlantic Lotto to host Texas hold 'em last December…"

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