Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2005
Playing poker online just doesn't have the same feel. You can't click those chips on the green felt. But that's about to change. An innovative pair of entrepreneurs are bringing to market PokerPadzÂ, the first green felt, poker table-shaped mouse pad. Made just large enough to hold a couple of stacks of chips, it lets online players recreate the feel of playing live action while clicking their mouse and their chips. ItÂs a "must-have" for online poker players.
But you don't have to be an online poker player to enjoy a PokerPadzÂ Mouse Pad. It's great for use with any computer in the office, the dorm or the family den. Poker players of all ages will love to display the miniature poker table as a show of loyalty and love for poker, considered "America's favorite card game," just as they might sport a NASCAR mouse pad to demonstrate devotion.
Made from the same materials used on casino poker tables around the world, PokerPadzÂÂ feature a 8" x 14" felt covering a soft foam pad, edged by a vinyl bumper in the oval shape of a poker table. Especially for the online player, the mouse pad gives the sensation of being right there in the action of the casino, including the sound of clicking poker chips while playingÂsomething very integral to the poker experience. According to PokerPulse.com, more than 1,840,000 million people were playing poker online as of May 2005.
"PokerPadzÂ allows the online player to shuffle, stack, roll and even bounce their poker chips while deciding if 'count chip69' is bluffing or really does have the nuts," says Kevin King, of K & K Novelties, LLC. "PokerPadzÂ Mouse Pad helps online players new to live action gear up for a real casino tournament. Practicing those chip tricks at home will let everyone at the table think you have been at the live games your whole life."
Conceived by two avid poker playersÂKevin King, an Art Director for the World Poker Tour, and Kristin Cranford, Marketing Manager for PokerStars and formerly a Production Manager for the WPT--PokerPadzÂ is a patented product that can also be individualized on behalf of companies who wish to give it away for promotional purposes. Corporations and casinos can have their logos, slogans or event advertisements printed on the surface. PokerPadzÂ are completely customizable.
"We've already gotten tremendous interest in the promotional logo'd version of PokerPadzÂ by companies inside and outside of poker. The PokerPadzÂ Mouse Pad is the perfect compliment to the online poker industry, as well as to computer wizards across the world," said Cranford. For more information on customized PokerpadzÂ, call 562.597.1608 or e-mail Kristin @ pokerpadz.com.
PokerPadzÂ has also gotten rave views from the biggest pros in the game, including a list of World Series bracelet winners:
- Chris Moneymaker: "That's really cool, where can I get one of those?"
- Greg Raymer: "Â Send me one."
- Daniel Negreanu, shuffling chips, "Love it. Way coolÂ "
- Chris Bigler: "Very clever!"
- Mark Seif: "Very cool!"
PokerPadzÂ retail for $29.99 and can be purchased online at http://www.pokerpadz.com. They will soon also be available in retail stores.
Editors: 300 dpi downloadable photos are available at: http://www.pokerpadz.com/media . Interviews are available upon request.
Contact: Kristin Cranford
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