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2009-08-10 15:00:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) today reported financial results for the second quarter and year-to-date period ended June 30, 2009. Second Quarter Highlights (comparisons to second quarter 2008) Total revenues decreased 60% to $1.5 million primarily on lower hardware sales Recurring license fee revenues increased to 79% of total revenues from 37% Operating expenses declined 35% to $2.1 million Loss per share improved by 17% to $0.15 Net...

2009-08-05 07:25:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With Commercial REOs once again the crisis facing the commercial real estate lending industry along with the ongoing unemployment crisis facing the land surveying industry, The Matthews Company, Inc. has developed a program to assist its Commercial REO clients with their ALTA Survey needs and at the same time put more land surveyors back to work. Utilizing its expertise from nearly three decades in the industry as well as its REO market...

2009-08-04 12:52:00

MATTHEWS, Mo., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site in New Madrid County, which will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell site improves...

2009-07-30 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the top-drawing American touring band in the world, Dave Matthews Band has played for millions of fans in venues in all corners of the globe. This fall, a lucky group of shipmates will have the opportunity to see Dave Matthews Band on a small private Caribbean island as part of the Bud Light Port Paradise promotion. Bud Light Port Paradise is a four day, three night cruise to the Bahamas with more than 4,000 promotional winners aboard two full-size...

2009-07-07 08:00:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) announced today that Raul Bouchot has joined the company as its Director of Sales. Mr. Bouchot brings over 20 years of international and domestic gaming experience to PokerTek. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/CLTH082LOGO ) "We're excited to have Raul join our team," said Mark Roberson, PokerTek's CEO. "His impressive track record in the industry, strong customer relationships and experience...

2009-06-22 08:00:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM Corporation has won a 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award in the Greener Reaction Conditions category for its Sprint(TM) Rapid Protein Analyzer. The company will accept the award this evening during a ceremony at the Carnegie Institute for Science (CIS) in Washington, DC. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/CL35336 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/CL35336LOGO ) The award, presented by the...

2009-06-01 20:27:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) announced the appointment of Mark Roberson as Acting Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Roberson joined PokerTek in October 2007 in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and has been instrumental in the leading the Company's expense reduction and growth initiatives. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/CLTH082LOGO) "Mark has proven himself as a capable leader, and we feel he is the...

2009-05-14 08:00:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK), the industry pioneer and worldwide leader in automated poker, is pleased to announce the installation of two PokerPro tables at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs, Arkansas. This is the second installation of PokerPro in the state. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/CLTH082LOGO) "We have long been a premier Horse Racing venue, and PokerPro allows us to become a premier poker venue as...

2009-05-04 15:45:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. First Quarter Operating Highlights PokerPro approved by Nevada Gaming Commission New 100% PokerPro rooms: Harrah's Cherokee Casino in Cherokee, North Carolina; Indiana Live! Casino near Indianapolis, Indiana; and Hoosier Park Racing and Casino near Indianapolis, Indiana First Quarter Financial Overview, As Compared to Q1 2008...

2009-05-04 15:15:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK), the industry pioneer and worldwide leader in automated poker, is pleased to announce the installation of two PokerPro tables at Mountain View Casino in Pahrump, Nevada. The new room opened on Friday, May 1st and is the first property to install PokerPro since the product received approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/CLTH082LOGO ) "PokerPro fits into...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'