August 24, 2009 09:15 ET

TRIVIAL PURSUIT Turbo Leads WorldWinner Players in Hot Pursuit of Answers

Players Compete for Cash and Prizes in New Online Version of Hasbro Classic

NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2009) - WorldWinner (, a subsidiary of GSN and provider of online game competitions, is asking players to channel their inner-genius with its new, turbo-charged version of Hasbro's TRIVIAL PURSUIT. In TRIVIAL PURSUIT Turbo, the new online variation of the classic board game, WorldWinner players dig deep into their trivia knowledge and challenge one another for high scores and to win cash and prizes.

"Through our relationship with Hasbro, our players have rediscovered some of their favorite generational games. When we get the chance to make an online cash game version of a classic title like TRIVIAL PURSUIT, our goal is to preserve the elements that make the game a crowd favorite, while adding a few exciting twists," said Peter Blacklow, president of WorldWinner and EVP of GSN Digital. "TRIVIAL PURSUIT has been a hit for 25 years because it's challenging enough to help players keep their minds sharp, and our players love a challenge."

"We're continuously seeking new ways for game lovers to enjoy our classic titles. Last year, TRIVIAL PURSUIT celebrated its 25th anniversary, so it's only fitting in 2009, we're teamed with WorldWinner to bring the fun to an online crowd," said Jim Acton, director of Licensing, Gaming and Lottery, Hasbro. "With cash prizes on the line, we're sure players will rise to the challenge of answering Genus edition questions."

TRIVIAL PURSUIT Turbo is the third in a series of Hasbro titles added to the WorldWinner roster of online cash competitions. The game builds on the successes of SCRABBLE(R) Cubes and MONOPOLY Downtown, which are both WorldWinner fan favorites. As part of an expanded relationship with Hasbro, WorldWinner will soon deliver cash competitions in CLUE, TWISTER and BATTLESHIP to the online game site's audience of fiercely competitive casual game lovers.

TRIVIAL PURSUIT Turbo players can test their skills online in a fast-paced cash competition version featuring six categories from the Genus edition of TRIVIAL PURSUIT - Arts and Leisure, Science and Nature, Sports and Leisure, Geography, Entertainment and History. As players challenge one another to hours of online entertainment, they'll scratch their heads and take some educated guesses in hot pursuit of cash prizes. TRIVIAL PURSUIT Turbo is available at and, as well as through WorldWinner's partner sites, including 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, 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 Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. is a worldwide leader in children's and family leisure time products and services with a rich portfolio of brands and entertainment properties that provides some of the highest quality and most recognizable play and recreational experiences in the world. As a brand-driven, consumer-focused global company, Hasbro brings to market a range of toys, games and licensed products, from traditional to high-tech and digital, under such powerful brand names as TRANSFORMERS, PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, TIGER, CRANIUM and WIZARDS OF THE COAST. Come see how we inspire play through our brands at SCRABBLE is a trademark of Hasbro in the U.S. and Canada. (C) 2008 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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