HAMPTON HILL, U.K. - Aug 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you ever been frustrated with your cell phone because of dropped calls, or no service in that elevator as promised to you by that annoying salesman? Have you ever just wanted to throw your cell phone as far as possible? Well many people got the chance at the GoldenPalace.com phone throwing Championships.
The event was held at the Old Hamptonians Rugby Club and helped raise funds for 8th day U.K., a London bases social club. For a fee of 5 pounds, entrants were given 3 phones to simply throw as far as they could.
*(Photo Caption: Entrant throwing cell at the GoldenPalace.com U.K. mobile Phone Throwing Championships 2007.)
Chris Hughff set a U.K. record by hurling a cell phone an impressive 95.08 meters. The world record for a phone throw was 94.97 meters set by Mikko Lampi from Vilppula, Finland during the 2005 Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships.
GoldenPalace.com CEO Richard Rowe said: "We are thrilled to be part of this event knowing the funds raised are going towards a great cause, and I myself on many occasions have been tempted to throw my own phone...."
GoldenPalace.com has devised some of the most exciting and outrageous advertising campaigns in the past few years. Items such as the Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Britney Spears' Pregnancy Test, and William Shatner's Kidney Stone have garnered extensive worldwide media attention for the casino.
GoldenPalace.com has also used their items and marketing reach to raise awareness and over $1,000,000 for various charities worldwide.
More information: www.GoldenPalace.com
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