PopCap Games Attempting Solitaire World Record

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PopCap Games is teaming up with two avid Solitaire Blitz players in an attempt to set the Guinness World Book of Records for longest video games marathon playing a card game. Laura Rich from Cardiff, Wales and Kathleen Henkel of Oakland, New Jersey will both attempt to play for 30 hours straight while raising money for charity:water. This charity helps bring clean and safe drinking water to developing nations. 100% of the money raised will go to charity: water. PopCap Games has pledged to donate  £6,500 if Ms. Rich and Ms. Henkel are able to play for the 30 hours. The public is also invited to make donations to charity:water during this marathon.

If those in London wish to see Laura Rich in her 30 hour marathon, drop by the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. The event starts at 2:00 PM GMT on Tuesday, June 26th and the public will be allowed entry from 10:00am to 5:00pm GMT. At the same time, Kathleen Henkel will be in New York at The Lab, situated on the ground floor of the Roger Smith Hotel.

Jamie is the Managing Editor at Capsule Computers and has covered video games and technology for over a decade. When not playing or writing about video games, he can be found studying law or nerding out on fountain pens and stationery.

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