SOURCE: Emperial Americas

June 27, 2012 08:00 ET

Tequila Distinguido/Miss GEICO Platinum Race Boat Debuts at the Suncoast Sarasota Poker Run This Weekend

SARASOTA, FL--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2012) - Emperial Americas, Inc. (OTCBB: TEXX) today announced that the Tequila Distinguido/Miss GEICO Platinum Race Boat will make its debut this weekend at the Sarasota Poker Run.

Alonzo Pierce, CEO of Emperial Americas, Inc., said, "This is the debut of the sponsorship that we announced last month. The festivities begin on Friday with the parade with more than 50,000 spectators expected and ends on Sunday with the Poker Run. This upscale event perfectly mirrors the Tequila Distinguido target market image and we are excited to be a part of it."

Pierce added, "The season sponsorship will continue through this season and into the 2013 season as well, which is being broadcast on FOX Sports."

The race schedule for the rest of this season includes: Sarasota this weekend, St. Clair, MI 7/27-7/29, Michigan City, IN 8/3-85, Atlantic City 8/17, Patchogue, NY 8/24-8/26, NYC 9/7-9/9, Clearwater, FL 9/28-9/30, Tampa Poker Run 10/5-10/6, Jupiter, FL (Worlds 2 Races) 10/18-10/21, Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Bash & Poker Run 10/26, culminating with the World Championships in Key West (SBI Worlds 3 Races) 11/4-11/11.

The AMF/Miss GEICO Offshore Race Team is the 6 time World Offshore Extreme Class Champion and the largest offshore racing team in the world. The current Miss GEICO boat is a neon green turbine powered (3800 horsepower) 51' catamaran weighing over 15,000 pounds and attaining speeds in excess of 210 mph. The AMF/Miss GEICO Offshore Race Team is based in Riviera Beach, FL and has been in existence since 2004. The team participates in 14 National Boat Shows, 12 National and World Championship Offshore Races, and over 12 Charitable events per year. In addition to the Miss GEICO Race boat the team also features a a 38' Caveman Cigarette VIP boat, a 36' Safety Boat, 2 NASCAR Haulers and a fleet of Kenworth trucks that transport all the boats and racing equipment.

Emperial Americas, Inc., develops, imports, markets and supplies branded alcoholic beverages with an initial offering of Tequila and Bourbon. Emperial Americas is dedicated to creating: "The brands people talk about." The Company vision is to be the ultimate brand builders of the industry by engaging the consumer and the commerce with unparalleled delivery. You can find more about the Company at its website: www.emperialamericas.com

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