DETROIT, March 15 /CNW/ -- Over 40 celebrated musical legends joined with
Detroit entrepreneur, Herb Strather to create the world's first online casino
and entertainment venue, http://www.HitsvilleCasino.com . The site is the
first to create "Entertainment Gaming" featuring renowned performers.
Superstar legends the Four Tops (Reach Out, I'll Be There), Otis Williams of
the Temptations (My Girl), Mary Wilson of the Supremes (Baby Love), George
Clinton of the Funkadelics, (Flashlight) and Freda Payne (Band of Gold) along
with dozens of other artists have committed to lending their time to promote
HitsvilleCasino.com combines the excitement of casino gambling and music
with personal interactions between players and legends. Players can receive a
surprise call from a superstar welcoming their participation and win dozens of
unique prizes including CD's, artist memorabilia and concert tickets. The site
contains popular games including Wheel of Fortune(R) and the Price is
Right(TM). HitsvilleCasino.com includes a link to HitsvillePoker.com, both
accessible across the world in all jurisdictions that legally allow online
gambling. HitsvilleSkillGames.com (April, 2007) will be legally available to
U.S. players in the majority of states on a pay to play and win basis.
Mary Wilson of the Supremes is thrilled about HitsvilleCasino.com. "It
brings our Detroit musical family back together again and allows us to meet
our fans around the world in a unique way." Duke Fakir, a founding member of
the Four Tops and a managing partner, agrees. "Players have an opportunity to
listen to our classics and newly released music while playing their favorite
slot machines at home! We are also pleased about our association with
WagerWorks, a great partner with the world's most popular games."
WagerWorks, a wholly owned subsidiary of International Game Technology
(NYSE: IGT) and a premier online gaming supplier, is responsible for
development of HitsvilleCasino.com. "We are delighted to be associated with
these legends from Detroit said Paul Matthews, President of WagerWorks/IGT.
HitsvilleCasino.com will raise the bar on what an online gambling and
entertainment experience can be."
HitsvilleCasino.com is a division of Hitsville Venture, LLC, a Michigan
Limited Liability Company. The site has been fully approved and licensed for
online gaming in appropriate jurisdictions outside of the United States. For
further information call (UK) +44 (0)20 7152 4043 or (U.S.) 313-446-6900.
For further information:
For further information: Linda A. Clark of Hitsville Venture, LLC,
+1-313-399-1221, or LClark@HitsvilleLive.com; Web Site: