LOS ANGELES, California -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, today announced the launch of NationalLampoonCasino.com, bringing some of the most established names from the world of Poker and internet gaming together in one entertainment venue. In addition to offering access to multiple poker engines and non-stop tournament formats, the National Lampoon Casino will offer access to other games of skill, such as trivia challenges and financial market competitions.
National Lampoon, Inc. and Poker Face, LLC have teamed up to unite the most trafficked humor network on the internet with what is arguably one the hottest and stickiest social networking applications, online gaming. Whether visitors come by for a few hands of Texas Hold 'Em, a quick game of blackjack, or to book a trip to Las Vegas with the www.NationalLampoonCasino.com travel partners, they will be treated like a high roller. Additional poker goodies, like premium cigars and poker supplies for the home gamer, will be added to the site in coming weeks.
Mark Songer, CEO of Poker Face LLC said, "We wanted to create an atmosphere that could stand up to the test of time and quality of the National Lampoon brand, and the only way to execute on that plan was to partner with the best in gaming, like The World Poker Tour and the National League of Poker, as well as our other respected affiliate partners. Our plan is to offer our visitors the excitement and feel of Vegas, while adding something we all need in this economic time, some fun and games mixed with a splash of humor."
NationalLampoonCasino.com will become an affiliate of the National Lampoon Humor Network, part of the company's growing online media business. The company has built a number of niche, targeted online advertising networks, offering advertisers targeted online distribution platforms to reach their consumers and demographic. National Lampoon currently has two networks in addition to the Humor Network: the Drunk University Network, focused strongly on the college audience; and The Zaz Network, a female focused network of humor and celebrity websites.