Poker Stars Recruited for NAPP Tour - Thursday 16th of March 2006

LAS VEGAS – Hansen Gray & Company, Inc.(OTC Bulletin Board: HGCP) today announced that its subsidiary NAPP Tour,Inc., an event management, television production company and founder of boththe North American Poker Tour(TM) (NAPT) and International PokerAssociation(TM) (IPA), has recruited several of the world's top ratedchampionship players for its tour events.

To date, NAPP Tour has already recruited such first-rate championshipplayers as Annie Duke, Antonio Esfandiari, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Laak, MikeMatusow, Layne Flack and actress/poker champ Jennifer Tilly, among dozens ofother top players.

Frank Weber, President of Hansen Gray said, "This is truly an excitingtime for NAPP Tour as it continues to expand its array of world renowned pokerplayers who will generate greater interest and excitement in the world ofcompetitive poker. We are delighted that an industry leading publication likeBluff Magazine has featured NAPP Tour in its current issue."

The Bluff Magazine article focuses on how NAPP Tour will be changing theface of televised poker by limiting participation in the $10,000 main eventsto the top professional poker players in the world. To qualify for a NAPP Tourevent, players must be in the top 200 as ranked by Bluff Magazine and CardPlayer Magazine or they can earn their seat through a qualifying tournament.The NAPP Tour will continue its effort to change the perspective of poker froma game to a sport. By modeling the tour after the PGA, focusing on theplayer's skills, high-lighting player personalities and bringing in corporatesponsors, NAPP Tour is on its way to achieving its goal.

With its high-stakes competition, national reach, and the commitment ofover 50 of the world's best players, the North American Poker Tour will launchin May 2006, offering a concept tantamount to a royal flush. Distinguished asthe first professional, standardized poker tour, with a limited number ofqualified competitors in each of its main events building up toward a multi-million dollar championship, the Tour is currently finalizing its agreementswith sponsors and a broadcast partner, fulfilling its intention to televiseeach event.

Tournament events include $200 No Limit, $300 No Limit, $500 No Limit,$1000 No Limit, $5000 Chinese Poker, $5000 Mixed Game and $10,000 No LimitHold'em. The playing format developed by Matt Savage will allow theprofessionals to showcase their abilities in a fun-filled competitiveenvironment.

NAPP Tour is managed by entrepreneur William Waldrop (Chairman/CEO),former president and COO of College Partnership, a publicly traded companythat assists high school students with college selection and financial aid, VPof operations for Leading Edge Broadband Services and a senior manager atAirTouch Cellular (now Verizon Wireless); Wade Mezey (President and COO),former chief legal officer of College Partnership, and an attorney for Steptoe& Johnson in Washington D.C.; Lisa Tenner (EVP Marketing and Branding), one ofthe leading figures with over 20 years of experience in the world of eventmarketing, music management, and branding; and Matt Savage (TournamentOperations), one of the most sought-after poker tournament directors withexperience on over 200 televised poker shows, including the World Series ofPoker, and co-founder of the Tournament Directors Association which has beeninstrumental in standardizing poker tournament rules worldwide.

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