to be Relaunched Soon, by Maria Del Man - 17th September
Poker News Daily)
poker players have reason to rejoice, as popular brands
Canadian Poker Tour and Canadian Poker Player Magazine
are about to return to the Internet.
top multimedia entertainment companies have partnered
up to bring back Canada’s beloved Canadian Poker
Player Magazine: HeadsUp Entertainment International
and BroadRamp Canada have announced today their intention
to relaunch www.CanadianPokerTour.tv and www.CanadianPokerPlayer.com.
Entertainment develops, produces and distributes television
shows related to poker and other entertainment themes
and is best known by their Canadian Championship Poker
series. HeadsUp Entertainment also expanded beyond
television by including the popular Canadian Poker
Player Magazine into their pursuits. HeadsUp has now
partnered with BroadRamp to take these brands into
the brave new world of the Internet.
Canada is a provider of Managed Content Delivery Services(TM)
for high-quality video and multimedia broadcast over
the Internet. According to their press release, BroadRamp's
MCDS “contains delivery technology that results
in instant-on, high-definition, secure, low-cost transmission
of virtually any content to a browser-enabled device.
The result is rich multimedia and a superior user
experience.” A match made in heaven for HeadsUp
TV-based content, especially the Canadian Poker Tour.
Kellner, HeadsUp Entertainment CEO, explained what
their new online projects will consist of:
HeadsUp Entertainment we are delivering a full package
of both off-line and on-line media services to the
over 3 million Canadian Poker enthusiasts that exceeds
anything else available in the market. The delivery
of TV quality video on-line is enhanced by also integrating
a social network platform, news feeds, and the CPT
is our goal to provide branded entertainment experiences
worldwide and with BroadRamp MCDS(TM) we are opening
up our highest quality poker media to a global village
of on-line poker enthusiasts.
BroadRamp we have developed a fully interactive media
platform that will be the hub of information and content
that our members have been asking for. We are also
launching the Canadian Poker Tour Members Card. The
CPT Members Card includes a subscription to the "Canadian
Poker Player" and is delivered in hard copy to
your door and on-line via BroadRamp's Me-Zine technology:
Canadian Poker Player Magazine On-Line.
Kronewitt, President and GM of BroadRamp Canada, expanded
of the benefits of the Canadian Poker Tour Members
Card Members will have access to their own Members
Area that includes on-line profiles, social networking
features, custom news feeds, integrated tournament
registration, messaging and their rankings. CPT Card
Members will be able to access any hand in the on-line
video library instantly as BroadRamp MCDS has no buffering
or downloads to slow the user down. This is a TV quality
video entertainment experience over broadband Internet,
with the added benefits of interactive and on-demand
Up Entertainment is publically traded on the NASDAQ
pink sheets as HDUP.