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AbsolutePoker.Com to Tattoo Human Billboard LIVE at Official U.S. Launch Party; Flavor Flav to Host World's First ''Body Branding'' Event in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS -- Could people actually be the next form of Corporate Branding? Mark Chadwick, President of says, "Believe it or not!" E[acute accent]Never mind the barbed wire that Pamela Anderson wears around her bicep. Do you have what it takes to be branded by Nike, Chanel, or Armani? Like something straight out of a science fiction movie, The TatAD Marketing Group Ltd. matches willing participants, with Corporations that search for an appropriate match of a person that fits the demographic and psychographic profiles of their target market. With a database already of more than 1000 willing participants, TatAD is poised to become the next hot commodity in the world of corporate branding. E[acute accent]Simply log-on to, fill out a lifestyle survey, submit a photo and identify the area of your body that you are willing to have branded with a corporate logo. Participants must also identify how much they are willing to sell the "real estate" on their body for. Then, get ready to cash in big time! E[acute accent]"It's not just about tattooing anyone that is willing to be paid," said Chadwick in a recent CBC Television documentary, " It's about creating the right fit between the Company and the promoter and that's what TatAD is all about." E[acute accent], one of the largest, and most trusted Internet Poker Companies in the world, has just signed on as the headline sponsor for TatAD's U.S. launch. The "branding" will take place on Thursday March 3, 2005 at the Alexis Park Resort, 375 Harmon Street in Las Vegas, beginning at 8:00 p.m. E[acute accent]At this event, one of TatAD's handpicked members will enter a two-year promotional contract and will be paid $3000 to be permanently tattooed with the logo. Additional sponsors to the event currently include and who will also be branding TatAD members LIVE at the event. E[acute accent]The TatAD event will feature live entertainment from "The Ultimate Hype Man" Flavor Flav, who is known internationally for his platinum records with Rap group Public Enemy. Flavor Flav, himself, is no stranger to controversy, recently making his television debut on the Reality show "The Surreal Life", Comedy Central's "Reno 911" and is now starring in his own Reality T.V. show "Strange Love" which airs Sunday nights at 9:30 p.m. on the VH1 Network. E[acute accent]Opening for Flavor Flav will be the F.B.I. Band and spinning in the Alexis Club 375 will be DJ Jerry Jam of NYC. E[acute accent]Special guests to the event will include Andrew Fischer "The Forehead Guy" of, who recently auctioned off his forehead on eBay for $37,350, and has been featured on ABC, BBC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, NBC, and more! Fischer will be announcing his next forehead sponsor at the TatAD event. Joe Tamargo, "The Human Billboard" of who was recently seen on the Late Show with Conan O'Brien will also be appearing as a special guest of TatAD. Doors open at 8 p.m., ticket price: $20. E[acute accent]Corporate sponsors that are interested in participating in the Las Vegas event should contact The TatAD Marketing Group Ltd. at 1-866-759-6008. Individuals that are interested in becoming members should register online at
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