"Bracketology" Competition Could Create a Multi-Millionaire
Online PR News – 27-March-2013 – March 27, 2013 Las Vegas – Kizzang is a company founded in 2013 and formed by a group of people from the Video Game and Gaming entertainment business. Kizzang actually opened 4.5 months ago butincorporated only in January formally.Today, it is a top promotional provider of personal themed entertainment with free offerings always.
Kizzang announces that $7.7 million will be given away in Las Vegas for the March Madness sweepstakes bracket game. This new March Madness is the moment that the old veterans of the video game business have been waiting for.
In this March Madness basketball tournament, a grand prize of $7,777,777.77cashwill be given away to the lucky person who gets all correct 63 guesses. The tournament is sponsored by Rawlings and registration is free. More good news awaits those who will join the March Madness sweepstakes because Kizzang plans to give away more than $10 million in prizes.
In an interview with GamesBeat, the company’s 27 year old founder anda pioneer of the console gaming industry, Robert Alexandersaid “Our model is free, allowing our customer a chance to become a millionaire overnight”. “We will allow contestantsto play for free and will offer free games in exchange for real cash and prizes,” Alexander said. This strategy will certainly disrupt the social game business and draw lots of players.
Registration for the Kizzang Bracket Challenge is open from March 17 at 4 pm until March 21 until 9 am on March 29. While the Kizzy’s Chao’s Bracket Challenge will be open from March 24 at 9 am until March 28 at 4 pm. Lastly, the schedule of registration for Robo’s Revenge will start from March 31 5 pm until April 6 at 3 pm. Awarding of prizes will be held on April 10. The flow of events will be a web-based game first, combining fantasy sports, online play, and then sweepstakes. According to Alexander, approximately 60 million or so is the target audience. This is the estimated population of those who play fantasy sports in the U.S. and the company is targeting mostlyolder sports consumers who like to gamble. Alexander also hopes that there will be a big turn out of playersbecause they like the sound of the word “free”. And Kizzang will make money via advertising and sponsors.
The founder of Kizzang wants to combine the best of online gaming, fantasy sports and sweepstakes in one company. Hence, Alexander is being joined by the best team with experience in video games:
1. Bernie Stolar, chief executive of Kizzang and former head of the U.S. divisions of Sega and Sony Computer Entertainment (Sony’s video game business),helped in the launching of Sony’s PlayStation in the U.S. and Sega’s launching ofDreamcast. He was the CEO of Adscape, which was acquired by Google and ranthe Mattel’s games division. For a while, Stolar became the games evangelist at Google and has been a consultant at The Stolar Group, assisting many companies raise money.
2. Vincent Bitetti is Kizzang’schief product officer and former head of TDK’s video game business. He is a licensing expert and brought properties like Star Wars, Star Trek, Shrek and Pirates of the Caribbean to games. While head of publishing at Crave Entertainment, Bitetti was able to launch one of the first poker video games.
3. David Haag is the vice president of engineering and games and a former engineering manager at slot machine maker IGT.
4. Priscilla Eshelm is the chief revenue officer.
The company now has 17 employees and cumulatively, the executive team has a total of 127 years of experience in games. By the end of the year, the company expects to have more than 100 employees.
Kizzang is prohibited to advertise its games as “gambling” in titles, being a sweepstakes company. Contestants play for the chance to win money in a lottery.The mission of the company is to create the greatest user experience for the players, grant the best prizes and award the largest cash jackpots. Kizzang could change your life literally, visit us on kizzang.com