May 26, 2009 09:08 ET

Jeopardy! Fans Answer Clues for Cash on WorldWinner

In its 25th Season, America's Favorite Quiz Show® Reaches New Audience of Online Game Lovers

NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS--(Marketwire - May 26, 2009) - I'll take WorldWinner Games for $800. The answer?: What is Jeopardy!? WorldWinner ( and Sony Pictures Consumer Products today announced that Jeopardy! online cash competitions are now available at For the first time, game lovers can put their knowledge to the test and play to win real cash and prizes by outscoring their opponents. A free flash version of Jeopardy! is also offered on, which is powered by WorldWinner. As Jeopardy! becomes part of the cross-platform experience on GSN, WorldWinner and, game show fans have a new way to enjoy their all-time favorites both on-air and online.

"Our players love trivia games, and Jeopardy! arguably created the category," said Peter Blacklow, president of WorldWinner and EVP of GSN Digital. "We know fans' passion for the classic game show doesn't stop at TV, and now we're giving our loyal GSN viewers and all Jeopardy! fans another way to experience their favorite quiz show. By challenging each other for cash online as if they were actual contestants, trivia buffs everywhere have a chance to become champions of online Jeopardy!."

In WorldWinner's online cash game version of Jeopardy!, game lovers compete by selecting one of three categories and a money value from the board to reveal a hidden answer. They are then presented with a list of four possible corresponding questions, from which they must select the correct one to boost their bank balance. A Daily Double, Final Jeopardy! and a time bonus heighten the challenge.

"Millions of online players got in the game for cash when we partnered with WorldWinner to bring Wheel of Fortune, one of our most popular television shows, to an even fiercer set of online competitors," said Gregory Economos, Senior Vice President, Business Affairs & Operations, Sony Pictures Consumer Products. "Now, we are thrilled to bring a game buzzer to every household with the online cash version of Jeopardy!, the game show legend that has delighted television audiences for 25 years."

Today's announcement will allow Jeopardy!'s dedicated fans to test their skills online for cash and prizes at,, or through WorldWinner's partner sites, which include AOL Games, MSN Games and

About WorldWinner

WorldWinner (, a subsidiary of GSN, hosts online competitions that intensify casual games with the thrill of playing for cash and prizes. Offering beloved titles such as Solitaire, Bejeweled 2, Family Feud, SCRABBLE(R) Cubes, Wheel of Fortune and Cubis, WorldWinner puts winning within reach for more than 30 million registered game enthusiasts of all skill levels who share a passion for competition and a penchant for fun. With WorldWinner, game lovers test themselves and challenge each other through games that engage, invigorate and relax the mind. The company's broad network of partner sites includes leading global brands, such as AOL Games, CotterWeb Enterprises Inc., EA-Pogo, Lycos, MSN Games and MyPoints.

GSN and WorldWinner are owned by Liberty Media Corporation and Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, visit GSN's press website at

About Jeopardy!

Jeopardy! is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Paramount International Television, both units of CBS Corp.

About Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc.

Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc. (SPCP), a division of Sony Pictures Consumer Marketing (SPCM), is based in Los Angeles and handles the merchandising and branding efforts for some of the most recognized properties in film and television.

Sony Pictures Consumer Marketing is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). SPE is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in 67 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at

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