Haber Takes on Ultimate Blackjack Tour

Alfred Haber Distribution has secured the international distribution rights to
the Ultimate Blackjack Tour,
launching on the CBS Sports block next month.

The first season of
10×1-hour episodes premieres September 16 on CBS. The network has already
committed to a second season of ten episodes for launch in February 2007.

The Ultimate Blackjack
combines blackjack with
poker. Contestants try to outwit each
other and survive the elimination rounds. “Blackjack is by far
the most popular table game in casinos throughout the world,” commented Robert
Kennedy, the executive VP of worldwide sales at Alfred Haber Distribution.
“With the special elimination format created for this series that forces
players to start strategizing from the beginning, coupled with a top-notch
production team, we are confident that the Ultimate Blackjack Tour will
be a winner around the world.”

unique, high-impact style of competitive blackjack was created to resonate with
both poker and blackjack enthusiasts around the world," said UBT’s general
manager and chief marketing officer, Larry Kopald. "Our TV show was
designed to be the most exciting gaming show on the air. And when you combine
that with our team of world-famous poker and blackjack pros, and the casinos
around the world that have licensed the game, we feel Elimination Blackjack is
poised to become the next global craze in gaming."