Online Casino Sponsors Angola Prison Rodeo
ANGOLA, LA (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After several years of outrageous public marketing spectacles online casino GoldenPalace.com has finally gone to jail. The headline-grabbing internet casino sponsored the Angola Prison Rodeo, the longest running prison rodeo in the country.
Since 1965, the Angola Prison Rodeo has been a staple of the Louisiana area and one of the most popular rodeo events in America. What began 40 years ago as a fun thing by a handful of rodeo-loving inmates and employees has now become big business. *(Photo Caption: Inmate shown here wearing the GoldenPalace.com jail shirt.)
GoldenPalace.com added their personal touch to the event by having the animals tattooed with their web address, and a last-man-sitting poker game in the middle of the rodeo ring. Four inmates were seated at a makeshift poker table while a bull was released into the ring. The last poker player to run for his life won $1000.
In an incredible display of composure, the winner of the contest watched a bull knock his fellow player eight feet in the air, and then sat motionless for several seconds while the bull stared him down. The bull finally lost interest and the winning contestant jumped out of his seat with suppressed adrenaline.
“This was one of the most original events that we’ve ever sponsored,” said GoldenPalace.com CEO Richard Rowe. “It was also one of the most enjoyable. The last-man-sitting poker game was a real crowd-pleaser and we are happy to have been a part of this great American tradition.”
Proceeds from the Angola Prison Rodeo cover rodeo expenses and supplement the Louisiana State Penitentiary Inmate Welfare Fund which provides for inmate educational and recreational supplies.
Setting the standard in marketing creativity, GoldenPalace.com has devised some of the most exciting and outrageous advertising campaigns in the past few years. Recently, items such as the Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Britney Spears’ Pregnancy Test, and Pope Benedict XVI’s previously-owned VW Golf have garnered extensive worldwide media attention for the casino.
More information: www.GoldenPalace.com
News issued by: Golden Palace Casino / GoldenPalace.com
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