Mortensen and Clements sign deal with RISE Clothing


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Las Vegas, NV – April 29, 2011 –

Poker Royalty, the world’s leading poker representation agency, announced today that its exclusive clients Carlos Mortensen and Scott Clements have secured a deal to represent RISE Clothing. A lifestyle clothier for serious competitors, RISE has a growing label of poker-inspired apparel that is chic, fashionable and functional.

“Our clothes are designed for people wired to compete and win, so we’re excited to have Carlos and Scott associated with us since they embody that mentality,” said Noah Heller, president of RISE. “These guys are skilled risk-takers and fierce competitors. They represent what our brand is all about.”

Carlos Mortensen is one of an elite group of players whose lifetime achievements include both a WSOP bracelet and a first place finish in a WPT event. He has amassed over ten million dollars in live tournament winnings and currently ranks 12th on the all-time money list. “RISE clothing is not only comfortable to wear, but stylish and professional looking as well”, says Mortensen. “Being a competitor at heart, I’m excited to return home to Spain and be the first of my friends to sport RISE gear.”

Scott Clements has a track record of consistent winning and 15 live-tournament 1st place finishes proving it. Scott has won over $4.4 million in lifetime earnings and has 2 coveted WSOP bracelets to his name.

Launched in November 2010, RISE was started by Heller to bring a sense of style to the high-risk, high-reward poker scene. The RISE collection of jackets, shirts, hoodies and hats features breathable fabrics and unique details like visor shaped hoods and special pockets for phones and sunglasses. RISE apparel is designed for people who embrace competition, whatever their sport, and want clothes to compliment their busy lifestyle.

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Founded in 2003, Poker Royalty is recognized as the leading global poker management and marketing company, representing the most talented and marketable professional poker players, including Daniel Negreanu, former World Series of Poker Player of the Year Erick Lindgren, and World Series of Poker Main Event Champions Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Scotty Nguyen, and Juan Carlos Mortensen. With offices in Las Vegas and London, Poker Royalty’s diverse poker business includes: product and brand licensing; consulting services; event management; media sales; speaker’s bureau and client representation. For more information, please visit