Impresario Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott takes on Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh at Talent Trail 2009

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Poker player and performer Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott makes song and dance at local Talent Trail as sponsors Hull Talent Trail ( today announced its sponsorship of the Hull Daily Mail's annual Talent Trail 2009 competition which will see hundreds of hopeful performers shoot for the stars in Yorkshire, England.

Over the next 2 months Talent Trail will see singers, dancers, musician, and comedians battle it out through 16 heats and a semi-final before concluding in May at a packed Hull City Hall with the grand final where Devilfish will be one of the judges.

The money raised through the competition will go to The Echoes Foundation set up by Claire Stockton, whose son Finlay has an undiagnosed brain disorder. She aims to raise enough money to open a one-stop centre for children with special needs.

Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott, who is well known for his own musical ability, including the recent youtube video viral Chocolate Rain, said, "I've always loved performing myself and there's nothing better than standing before an audience and have them shower you with acclaim so is very happy to support budding Buddy Holly's and part-time Tina Turner's.

"The fact that it supports a very worthy in the Echoes Foundation is fantastic and hopefully we can find a new Leona Lewis or Rhydian Roberts. I'll be helping judge the final so watch out Louie Walsh and Simon Cowell - there's a new kid on the block!"

The top prize at Talent Trail 2009 is £1,500 cash with second place receiving £750 and third place receiving £250.

About Devilfish Gaming
Devilfish Gaming Plc (Ticker "DEVP") takes its name from the well known poker professional David "Devilfish" Ulliott, who is active in promoting the business. Ulliott is one of Europe's best known, entertaining and recognised poker players with many large wins including World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour titles to his name. The company is publicly quoted, having floated on London's PLUS market in March 2008. The company does not accept wagers from the U.S.A.

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