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World Poker Fund Holdings (OTC PINK: WPFH) Closes $1.2 Million Investment From 1-800-PublicRelations, Inc. "1800pr"

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PR and Content Marketing Firm, 1800pr (1-800-PublicRelations, Inc.), to Provide Media Relations, Content Marketing, Vertical Marketing Integration and Financial Communications Expertise

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2016) - World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: WPFH) announced the closing of a strategic investment and partnership with 1-800-PublicRelations, Inc. ("1800pr"), a leading global PR and content marketing firm and #3 ranked most influential social impact media and communications firm. Under the terms of the agreement, World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. will utilize 1800pr's resources, chief strategists, launch a full content marketing campaign and leverage the firm media relations capabilities within the social gaming and event arena. Additionally, 1800pr invests in WPFH, by way of a delivery service in exchange for an equity stake in the company vesting over the next year period.

"Directly connecting active social gamers with an abundance of live and celebrity driven experiential content is the next level in the online social gaming industry," said WPFH brand ambassador and World Series of Poker champion Jamie Gold. "1800pr's expertise in both increasing our audience reach and delivering highly targeted communications will greatly support our premier gaming brands and enhance visibility for our events. In short, the 1-800-PublicRelations partnership provides us the ability to drive market awareness much faster and further, reaching our target audiences with innovative and exciting celebrity gaming product at the right time," concludes Gold.

"Our 2016 strategic growth and content marketing innovation advances have opened many new doors for us, far beyond our flagship traditional public relations and communications footprint," stated Matt Bird, CEO and president of 1-800-PublicRelations, Inc "1800pr". "The opportunity to integrate our team and resources with World Poker Fund's online and event assets is expected to propel both of our companies' growth - especially as we deal and manage celebrity influencers as part of the core messaging vehicle. The cultural and work ethic of our two firms is a perfect match," concluded Bird.

About World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc.
World Poker Fund Holdings, Inc. is a leading developer and operator of online and event based social gaming platforms and brands. The company is currently in the final stages of launching it's two core celebrity driven social gaming brands for online poker and casino gaming.

To learn more About World Poker Fund and its upcoming events, please visit www.worldpokerfund.com

About 1-800-PublicRelations, Inc. "1800pr"
1-800-PublicRelations, Inc. " 1800pr" is a full-service performance based PR agency and content marketing service provider. The company offers on-demand and "a la carte" PR services and support programs for established and emerging brands, small businesses, multi-national corporations, global interests groups, high-profile individuals, communication firms, government agencies and academic institutions. 1800pr helps clients define their strategic PR goals and achieve them with measurable deliverables. Our model ensures our client's content and messaging is both visible to the media and accessible to everyone searching on the web - while improving their credibility.

To learn more please visit our website at www.1800pr.com or follow us on Twitter | Facebook

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PR and Media Contact:
Matthew BIRD
President
1-800-PublicRelations, Inc.
(D) +1 (646) 248-7676
(M) +1 (646) 401-4499
(E) matt.bird@1800pr.com
(W) www.1800pr.com