Allyn Jaffrey Shulman Joins Poker Players Alliance Board of Directors

29 July 2006

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) — The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), a non-profit grassroots organization that has grown to more than 75,000 American poker players, today announced that Allyn Jaffrey Shulman, an expert in gaming law, is joining the PPA board of directors.

“I am delighted that Allyn has agreed to join our board,” said Michael Bolcerek, president of the Poker Players Alliance. “Allyn’s dedication to the best interests of the poker community as a speaker, writer and in the media, is a wonderful addition to our efforts at the PPA.”

In accepting her position on the board, Shulman said, “The Poker Players Alliance has made great strides in establishing itself as a voice for poker players on Capitol Hill. I hope that by getting behind the PPA, I can share my passion with the poker community on how very important it is to join this organization.”

“Allyn’s background, particularly as a writer and as a legal expert on gambling related issues will be particularly valuable,” added Bolcerek.

Allyn Jaffrey Shulman is one of the world’s leading experts on online gambling law. Having been a courtroom attorney, practicing criminal defense for over 20 years, her expertise lies in the area of complex legal analysis, issues of constitutional magnitude, police and judicial misconduct and contempt of court. She is widely published and has lectured all over California teaching other attorneys the fine points of complex litigation. In addition, Mrs. Shulman has testified before the North Dakota Senate regarding on-line gaming.

The Poker Players Alliance www.pokerplayersalliance.org is a non-profit organization advocating on behalf of American poker players.

CONTACT: Poker Players Alliance
John Pappas
202-715-1514
Michael Bolcerek
michaelb@pokerplayersalliance.org

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