IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2008) - Leverage Inc. announced today that beginning this week active users will become eligible to win free gift cards of increasing value following each round of this month's men's college basketball tournament.

Now through April 7th, Leverage will be randomly drawing winners following each round of the tournament. The prizes for each round are:

Round One          Thirty-two $10 cards
Round Two          Sixteen $25 cards
Round Three        Eight $50 cards
Round Four         Four $100 cards
Championship       Two $250 cards
Winner             One $500 card

Users are entered into the sweepstakes by registering on, where they will receive an additional five entries by completing their profiles or referring a friend. All users receive an additional entry each time they register a new gift card or loyalty program, enter to swap a gift card or open an offer in their 'Offers and Savings Inbox.' Furthermore, each user will be re-entered into the contest following every round -- so the more active a user is on the site, the more chances they have to win.

The promotion begins on March 20th and ends following the final game on April 7th.

Launched in December 2007, Leverage is a free personal web application that offers savvy consumers a virtual toolbox of ways to optimize their online retail relationship experience. Leverage offers an array of features to make shopping more efficient and enjoyable. Leverage members can:

-- Buy gift cards from top retailers, restaurants, and travel providers with complimentary bankruptcy insurance

-- Conveniently track gift card balances online

-- Earn interest on gift card balances

-- Swap gift cards with other Leverage members

-- Manage loyalty and rewards programs

-- Receive targeted offers and communications from top retailers

-- Maintain complete privacy of all personally identifiable information

About Leverage Inc.

Leverage Inc. provides a free personal web application for users to manage their offers and savings, gift cards, and loyalty/rewards programs online. Leverage customers have access to a single application that allows them to purchase, track and exchange gift cards, earn interest on gift card balances, manage loyalty and reward programs, and receive highly targeted offers and savings from retailers. Furthermore, Leverage allows businesses to deliver offers and marketing messages in a non-interruptive and completely transparent way at the very moment customers are preparing to shop. Privately held and based in Irvine, California, Leverage Inc. can be found at

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