Man to Walk 1800 Miles to Las Vegas to Play One Hand of Blackjack

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33-year-old man plans to walk across the country. Aims to sell each of the 3,250,000 steps he will take on his website.

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Brendan Kelly, 33, of Louisville, Kentucky, is planning a three month, 1800 mile walk from his hometown to Las Vegas, Nevada where he will play one hand of Blackjack for $250,000. He is currently selling the 3,250,000 steps that he will take for $1 each on his website, paymetowalk.com. $1.25 million of the money collected plus any winnings from the Blackjack hand will be distributed to charities including Habitat for Humanity and Make a Wish Foundation.

Mr. Kelly got the idea after hearing about a young man who made $1 million selling pixels on his website.

“I was having a lot of financial troubles so I needed a way to make some money,” said Kelly, “but I also wanted to give some away.”

He is also filming his experience and hopes to use part of his earnings to produce a documentary.

Find out more about Brendan Kelly and sponsor his walk at http://www.paymetowalk.com

If you'd like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Brendan Kelly, please call Aaron Smith at 502/554-2483 or e-mail Aaron at aaronpaymetowalk.com.

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