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New: Jacked Up! Card Games

Posted on March 20, 2012 in Press Releases

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The United States Playing Card Company, the makers of Bicycle® Playing Cards, is proud to announce the launch of Jacked Up! card games, a new interactive twist on traditional playing card games. Jacked Up! card games combine traditional playing cards with a digital application that changes the rules with every hand. In the digital application the “Joker,” known as Jack, interacts with players throughout the game to twist the rules.

Each Jacked Up! card game package includes a special deck of cards, a smart phone stand, and a free app download (available for iOS and Droid phones and tablets). Scan the special cards with the free Jacked Up! Smartphone app during game play, to have Jack reveal new rules that add excitement to each game. Versions of traditional strategy games like Hearts and popular leisure games like War and Solitaire will be available.

Our Cards + Your Smartphone = New Rules in Every Hand!

Roy Gifford, VP of Marketing at The United States Playing Card Company, says “The Jacked Up! interactive card game will not only bring excitement but will elevate the level of play for playing card and digital game consumers alike.” Jacked Up! Interactive Card Games will be available in stores and online at www.bicyclecards.com on April 26, 2012.

For additional information contact:
Karen Baer
Sr. Brand Manager
The United States Playing Card Company
859-815-7348
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http://www.usplayingcard.com

About the United States Playing Card Company
The United States Playing Card Company is the leader in the production and distribution of premier brands of playing cards, including BEE®, BICYCLE®, AVIATOR®, HOYLE®, KEM® and CONGRESS® playing cards. BICYCLE® has been the bestselling playing card brand in the world for more than 125 years. Founded in 1867, the company manufactures, markets and distributes traditional playing cards, card games, children’s card games, and card accessories. BEE®, BICYCLE®, AVIATOR® and HOYLE® are registered trademarks of The United States Playing Card Company. For more information, visit http://www.usplayingcard.com

About Jarden Corporation
Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Volkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #379 on the Fortune 500 and has over 23,000 employees worldwide. For in-depth information about Jarden, please visit http://www.jarden.com