Zynga PokerCon Bets Big at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

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more information, visit www.zynga.com

or www.zynga.org.

About Zynga Inc.

A limited number of tickets are still available at www.zyngapokercon.com

for $125.

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zynga

Inc. Zynga Inc. The Palms has played host to MTV’s Video Music Awards,

Real World: Las Vegas and Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown, and E!’s

Girls Next Door and Sunset Tan feature the resort on a regular basis.

The Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the Las Vegas Strip and

I-15 on Flamingo Road. Owned by the Maloof

family, the boutique property boasts three distinct towers and a diverse

mix of bars and restaurants across a 95,000-square-foot casino. “To partner with a huge brand such as Zynga, it serves as

an incredible opportunity for the Palms as well as our city. Zynga Inc.

For groups of 15 rooms or more, contact the Sales Department at (866)

PALMS-MTG or (866) 725-6768.

About The Palms

Zynga Inc. Hundreds of Zynga Poker fans in attendance will gain

access to the Zynga Poker University led by world-renowned

professional poker player Annie Duke. The two-day event encourages community

members to turn their online connections into offline friendships, and

enjoy playing the game that brings people across the world together. games are available on a number of global

platforms including Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo, the iPad and iPhone. Additional poker legends attending

the event include Doyle Brunson, Scotty Nguyen, Gavin Smith, Antonio

Esfandiari, Vanessa Rousso and Mike Sexton. We look

forward to a successful event and long-term relationship with their

team.”

. Zynga Poker fans will

also be privy to award-winning rapper, singer and record producer

B.o.B.’s exclusive and intimate show for Zynga PokerCon attendees.

Zynga PokerCon is a forum for Zynga Poker players throughout the

world, which includes a live poker tournament for a prize pool of

$100,000, professional poker instructions and exclusive parties. is headquartered in San Francisco.

“We’re really upping the ante with powerful poker pros and musical

entertainment from B.o.B.”

Zynga Poker is the largest online poker game in the world

available to play for free on Facebook, Yahoo!, Myspace, iPhone, iPod

Touch and Android.

Amenities include the legendary Playboy Club; Ghostbar; Rain Nightclub;

The Pearl Concert Theater; Moon Nightclub; N9NE Steakhouse; Nove

Italiano; Little Buddha; Simon Restaurant & Lounge; The Palms Pool &

Bungalows; Palms Spa and AMP Salon; Drift Spa & Hammam; LA Sunset Tan;

Brenden Theatres, a 14-theatre Cineplex; Huntington Ink Tattoo Lounge;

the Fantasy Suites, including the Hardwood Suite, the only hotel room in

the world with its own basketball court; and over 60,000 square-feet of

meeting space. For reservation information, call toll free at

(866) PALMS-RES, (866) 725-6773, or visit www.palms.com. today announced its poker celebrity lineup at the inaugural Zynga

Poker fan event, Zynga

PokerCon, taking place March 18 and 19 at the Palms Casino Resort in

Las Vegas. Through

an online shootout leading up to the event, four Zynga Poker

players have hit the jackpot and won seats at PokerCon in addition to

travel and accommodations.

“The goal of our first live poker event and tournament is to bring Zynga

Poker fans from Facebook to the felt,” said Zynga Poker

General Manager Laurence Toney. 38 million people each month and 7 million players

each day aim for aces in Zynga Poker, and 400,000 people play

together at any given moment.

“We are thrilled to host the inaugural PokerCon,” said Palms owner

George Maloof.

Through Zynga.org, Zynga players have raised more than $5 million for

world social causes. is the world’s largest social game developer with more than

250 million monthly active users playing their games which include FarmVille,

FrontierVille, Mafia Wars, Zynga Poker, Café World, Treasure Isle and

CityVille.

The Palms Casino Resort, heralded as one of Las Vegas’ hippest resorts,

is an all-encompassing, one-stop destination

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