World Poker Tour deals in on mobile phones with Hold 'Em Showdown

WPT Hold 'Em Showdown
WPT Hold 'Em Showdown

World Poker Tour (WPT) for Facebook is coming to mobile phones in a big way today with Hold 'Em Showdown. Available only for AT&T mobile phones including the iPhone, Hands-On Entertainment has brought the staples of World Poker Tour on Facebook to cell phones including:

  • High-quality graphics and enhanced avatar customization,

  • Offers players new casinos and tournament venues to visit while playing

  • Players have the option of selecting private tables or regular tournament style tables

  • Now play with up to eight people per table, create buddy lists and chat with other players while trying to win the pot

Considering the amount of poker games on mobile phones, that's not even the big news. Every download made between now and Jan.5 2011 will enter WPT players into a sweepstakes in which the grand prize is a trip for two to the WPT Celebrity VIP Invitational Tournament in Los Angeles on Feb. 18-19, 2011.

The first place winner will receive $1,000 and a WPT Gift Pack including an official tournament poker set. Five second place winners will each get the same WPT Gift Pack to "host their Poker Nights in style." All you need to do in order to enter is download a copy of WPT Hold 'Em Showdown on your AT&T phone by Jan. 5, so get to playing poker on the go if you want another chance to see a WPT tournament live.

Have you tried WPT Hold 'Em Showdown yet? What would you do out in LA besides watch the big poker tournament? Sound off in the comments. Add Comment.