I was intrigued, because I liked the look of the bottle. I'm a marketing girl, so when you package something in a special way, you've got my attention. What poker player doesn't like the idea of sitting at a live table, drinking from a bottle of water labeled "Poker Water", and a picture of a donkey playing cards on the front? I love it this concept!
Tom Shue, co-owner (along with Brad Booth) sat down and gave me an exclusive interview today. Not only is this the most unique bottle of water I've ever seen, but it's actually a functional and healthy drink. Poker Water is classified as a dietary supplement in the United States, and it consists of a blend of 21 concentrated herbal extracts. These herbs work together to support a strong and healthy immune system.
"Each of these herbs has a specific function and they work together to enhance the immune system, provide energy and replenish the fluids in our bodies". Tom explained to me, that as a poker player, playing in a casino, I'm not always exposed to a nice, safe, health conscious environment. On a nightly basis we deal with smoke-filled rooms, chip runners touching the chips, other players coughing and sneezing and playing with the chips, dealers and players touching the cards, random tourists bumping into us, and heaven forbid we move out of poker room and start touching the slot machines or the head to the craps table. Can you imagine the amount of germs we are feeding our bodies? Well, I try not to think about it. I usually carry a bottle of anti-bacterial hand gel and hope for the best.
Wouldn't it be great if we had another alternative? How about a healthy drink that tastes great and contains all the necessary ingredients to keep us germ free? Where do I sign up? Poker water doesn't just contain herbal supplements; it also includes all 5 electrolytes and acts as a combination of a sports drink and an energy drink but without the nasty crash that we usually experience when we drink a Red Bull or Monster.
The most hyped ingredient in this blend is the Goji Berry; it's classified as a "super food" for the body and is found only in Tibet. The Goji is used in traditional Chinese medicine and said to improve circulation, eye sight, helps with digestion and even boosts sperm production. Hear that guys, I said sperm production! Legend has it that natives of Tibet eat the Goji Berry by the hand full everyday and the average life span of Tibetans is 104 years. Yes, that's right, they live to be 104 years old. Is it because of the healing powers of the Goji Berry or is it just healthy living? I'll let you make your own conclusions.
After doing a little research, I found that if you wanted to buy the Goji Berry online, you'd pay $50 per liter or $186.00 for 4 bottles. Why pay such a high price when Poker Water is now available online at pokerwater.net for the low price of $1.99 per bottle or $47.99 per case (free shipping in the United States). Poker Water boasts an ability to alleviate fatigue, stress, irritability, anxiety and depression and that's mostly due to the Energy Vitamins otherwise known as Vitamin B.
Is Poker Water really all that it's hyped up to be? I think that time will tell, but I know for sure that it tastes great, the price is very reasonable, the website is easy to navigate, and the owners are very hands-on and happy to answer any questions that you might have. Head on over to PokerWater.net and have a case sent to your house, if nothing else, at least you'll have the coolest looking bottle of water at the poker table.