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National Lampoon Announces Launch of

Company Teams to Launch Online Gaming Social Networking Site

Continues to Aggressively Grow Internet Properties

LOS ANGELES -- National Lampoon, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: NLN), the most widely recognized brand in comedy, today announced the launch of, bringing some of the most established names from the world of Poker and internet gaming together in one entertainment venue. In addition to offering access to multiple poker engines and non-stop tournament formats, the National Lampoon Casino will offer access to other games of skill, such as trivia challenges and financial market competitions.

National Lampoon, Inc. and Poker Face, LLC have teamed up to unite the most trafficked humor network on the internet with what is arguably one the hottest and stickiest social networking applications, online gaming. Whether visitors come by for a few hands of Texas Hold 'Em, a quick game of blackjack, or to book a trip to Las Vegas with the travel partners, they will be treated like a high roller. Additional poker goodies, like premium cigars and poker supplies for the home gamer, will be added to the site in coming weeks.

Mark Songer, CEO of Poker Face LLC said, "We wanted to create an atmosphere that could stand up to the test of time and quality of the National Lampoon brand, and the only way to execute on that plan was to partner with the best in gaming, like The World Poker Tour and the National League of Poker, as well as our other respected affiliate partners. Our plan is to offer our visitors the excitement and feel of Vegas, while adding something we all need in this economic time, some fun and games mixed with a splash of humor." will become an affiliate of the National Lampoon Humor Network, part of the company's growing online media business. The company has built a number of niche, targeted online advertising networks, offering advertisers targeted online distribution platforms to reach their consumers and demographic. National Lampoon currently has two networks in addition to the Humor Network: the Drunk University Network, focused strongly on the college audience; and The Zaz Network, a female focused network of humor and celebrity websites.

About National Lampoon

National Lampoon, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: NLN) has been a dominant force in the US comedy world for almost 40 years, and is currently active in a broad array of media and entertainment segments. These include feature films, television programming, online and interactive entertainment, home video, audio, and book publishing. The Company also owns interests in all major National Lampoon properties, including National Lampoon's Animal House, the National Lampoon Vacation series and National Lampoon's Van Wilder. National Lampoon reaches nearly one in four of all 18- to 24-year-old college students in America today. The Company has three core operating divisions: National Lampoon Films, which includes production along with theatrical and video distribution of feature films; College Marketing Division; and National Lampoon Networks, providing humor content through a number of platforms. These include its National Lampoon College TV network, the National Lampoon Humor Network -- the most trafficked humor sites on the web, Toga -- the company's broadband channel, the Drunk University Network, the new ZAZ Network, and the National Lampoon Video Network, which includes channels on YouTube, AOL, Yahoo, Joost, and a number of digital video platforms across the Internet. These are all anchored by the award-winning comedy website

About Poker Face, LLC

Established in August 2008, Poker Face, LLC is an online aggregator for US legal online gaming applications and adver-gaming applications. Poker Face, LLC has established affiliate agreements with some of the leading gaming and adver-gaming system providers. Poker Face, LLC provides turn-key, proven advertising based gaming platforms geared towards the estimated $4 billion adver-gaming industry, with a focus on poker, blackjack, trivia, financial market contests, loyalty and advertising programs for regulated Native American casinos and poker supplies for the casual user. Must be 18 or older to join the club and/or play Online Games. All prize claims are subject to verification. Restrictions apply. See Terms and Conditions for official rules, restrictions, prize descriptions, odds, how to play without purchase and complete details. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. For more information, send an email to
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