June 09, 2008 09:01 ET

WorldWinner Hits a Home Run with Sports Trivia Games

Partners with, Inc. to Create Online Cash Competitions for Sports Enthusiasts

NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - WorldWinner today announced a licensing agreement with in which the online games site will add two of Sportsfly's trivia games to its roster of online cash competitions. Beginning this winter, sports trivia gurus will have the opportunity to compete in online competitions that reward their sports knowledge and winning trivia scores with cash and prizes. With the addition of sports trivia games, WorldWinner aims to foster the competitive spirit in every player.

"Whether they're playing on the field or online, and regardless of their preference for baseball versus Bejeweled 2, all our players are rewarded when they win," said Peter Blacklow, president of WorldWinner. "Furthermore, our sister company Fanball, a leading provider of fantasy sports products and services, will provide Sportsfly's trivia games to its hundreds of thousands of players, giving them another way to enjoy their favorite sports when they're done with their weekly picks."

Under the terms of the agreement, WorldWinner will develop skill games based on Sportsfly's Wall of Fame and Grand Slam Trivia titles. Both games are fast-paced and require quick thinking combined with deep sports knowledge, making them ideal for competitive online tournaments. While Sportsfly players can currently accumulate points for prizes by achieving high scores, the WorldWinner versions of Wall of Fame and Grand Slam Trivia will offer players the opportunity to compete against one another in cash tournaments.

"Our players love winning prizes by earning high scores at, and we think they'll welcome the opportunity to compete against other players for cash," said Nicholas Wodtke, founder of, Inc. "We're thrilled to partner with WorldWinner and believe that our sports trivia games plus their online tournament style make a winning combination."

About WorldWinner

WorldWinner (, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation, is a leading provider of online game competitions. It hosts competitions in some of the most popular casual games-including Solitaire, Bejeweled 2, Family Feud, SCRABBLE(R) Cubes and Cubis-in which players compete against one another for cash and prizes. WorldWinner's broad network of partner sites includes leading global brands, such as AOL Games, EA-Pogo,, Lycos, MSN Games and MyPoints. WorldWinner has more than 30 million registered players worldwide.

About Sportsfly

Sportsfly ( is the world's first free online casual game site designed specifically for sports fans by sports fans, that captures the excitement and passion sports inspires. Sportsfly offers casual sports trivia, action, strategy, and picks games. The proposition is simple: fans play casual sports games for free and earn "Fly Points", then redeem those "Fly Points" for prize drawings. Sportsfly empowers its users to create personal profiles, talk on the forums, and track their rankings on the Sportsfly leaderboards. Sportsfly was incubated within Snap TV, Inc. Snap TV ( is a Los Angeles-based developer and publisher of interactive games. Sportsfly is dedicated to serving sports fans from all walks of life and being an essential staple of their daily sports diet.

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