Zynga's Live Poker Gets Facebook Connect

Social gaming company Zynga, has announced the availability of "Live Poker" with support for Facebook Connect on Apple's App Store.

"Live Poker" features Facebook Connect for iPhone which allows players to bring the social gaming experience available on Zynga’s top Facebook game Texas Hold’Em Poker with them on their iPhone or iPod touch.

With "Live Poker" and Facebook Connect, users can login with their Facebook account through an interface designed specifically for the revolutionary iPhone and iPod touch. Users can play poker against their real Facebook friends when those friends are playing "Live Poker" on an iPhone, iPod touch or Texas Hold’Em Poker on Facebook. With the integration of Facebook Connect, users can also see how they rank among their Facebook friends who play "Live Poker" or Texas Hold’Em Poker on Facebook.

"We are very excited to bring 'Live Poker' to Apple's App Store. The inclusion of Facebook Connect for iPhone and iPod touch in ‘Live Poker’ marks a giant leap forward for social gaming,” said Mark Pincus, CEO, Zynga. "Facebook is a pioneer in social utility and allows us to deliver the games people love in the most social way. Facebook Connect is yet another innovation that allows us to expand the social nature of our games on Apple's revolutionary iPhone and iPod touch."

"Live Poker" is now available for free from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore. Additional "Live Poker" versions are available from $0.99 to $59.99.

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