updated 11/9/2010 4:45:35 AM ET 2010-11-09T09:45:35

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Players Network (OTCBB:PNTV), the leading Television and New Media Digital Network dedicated to Las Vegas Entertainment and the Gaming Lifestyle, launches its Player Ambassador social community with Wayne Allen Root. Mr. Root is a sports, business and political celebrity dubbed "The King of Vegas" and "America's Oddsmaker." ( www.WinningEdge.com ) Jim Cramer, star of CNBC, called Mr. Root "the Warren Buffet of his world." Mr. Root has been a national radio and television personality, including producing and hosting Spike TV's "The King of Vegas". He is also a producer of the popular and top-rated television series "Ghost Adventures" on Travel Channel. Root was the 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee ( www.RootForAmerica.com ) and the Chairman of the Libertarian National Congressional Committee (LNCC). He is the best-selling author of 7 books on sports, gaming, business and politics. Root is also a weekly columnist in the Las Vegas Review Journal, as well as at Newsmax.com (with over 6 million readers). Root is a regular guest on FOX News, Fox Business, CNBC, CNN and MSNBC, as well as a guest on hundreds of radio stations across the country. He is guest host for several nationally-syndicated radio shows- including The G Gordon Liddy Show, The Jerry Doyle Show, and The Big Biz Show. Root has developed a significant and loyal following in his years as a media personality that he will now bring to PNTV.           

The new website platform is titled the "PNTV Lifestyle Portal" and will focus on providing program content and membership benefits for members of Players Network TV, Vegas on Demand TV and Sexy Sin City TV. In essence, this is a new social community linking the "player" and the gaming lifestyle enthusiast with Players Network programming channels. The Ambassador and VIP social community access was developed to provide its' members with special promotions and benefits. Ambassadors and VIP's will blog and post exclusive information for members. Planned VIP's include Vegas insiders and hosts of major Las Vegas Clubs, Resort Hotels, Shows and Restaurants where members will be able to learn insider tips and receive VIP access.

Mark Bradley the CEO of Players Network explains, "Wayne Allen Root brings PNTV an extraordinarily targeted and loyal potential membership community." Mark Bradley continues, " Our web platform will host multiple Social Community sites for Ambassadors and VIP's each attracting its own niche group that is synonymous with each television program category. This will both help to expand membership quickly and provide members relevant benefits to their specific focus." 

Wayne Allyn Root said, "I am honored to become the first Players Ambassador. I have a unique following in four diverse worlds- sports, gaming, business and politics. Players is giving me the opportunity to harness the high-tech future of 'networking meets entertainment' for a large Wayne Root fan base. I look forward to many years of success together."

About Players Network

Players Network is a Television and New Media Digital Company that focuses on the Las Vegas and Gaming Lifestyles, producing and distributing original content for its own VOD Channels on television in over 28,500,000 homes over Comcast, DirecTV, AT&T, Verizon and Dish Network and its own Broadband Network, Hulu, Blinkx, Google, YouTube and Yahoo Video, for DVD Home Video, mobile platforms, and through worldwide television syndication. Players Network has a program library of over 1500 titles. Players Network has a 12-year history of providing consumers with quality Gaming and Las Vegas Lifestyle content, as well as strategic partnership services in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and throughout the worldwide gaming industry. For more information go to www.playersnetwork.info

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