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WorldWinner Delivers Cash Competitions to iWin.com
WorldWinner Skill-based Game Tournaments Now Available to More than 700,000 iWin.com Members
Newton, Mass. - January 7, 2008 - WorldWinner today announced an exclusive deal with iWin, Inc. that calls for WorldWinner to manage the Tournament Games component of iWin.com. WorldWinner is a subsidiary of FUN Technologies Inc. and the leading provider of online game competitions for cash and prizes. iWin is a leading developer and publisher of casual games.
As part of the agreement, WorldWinner has developed a co-branded site, available via hyperlink from the Tournament Games section of iWin's Web site. All of WorldWinner's popular games are available as cash tournaments via the co-branded site, which offers users all of the functionality, look and feel of WorldWinner's innovative site experience. iWin players can now compete against millions of players comprising the WorldWinner network, including those from WorldWinner's partner sites, AOL Games, MSN Games, GSN.com and Pogo.com.
"Partnering with iWin is yet another step in our strategy of identifying and partnering with the world's most popular games and lifestyle sites to substantially increase our reach," said Peter Blacklow, president of WorldWinner. "Providing WorldWinner cash competitions on iWin will allow hundreds of thousands of iWin players to discover a new way to experience their favorite casual games."
"WorldWinner has a reputation for offering superior tournament games and we're pleased to deliver that experience to iWin players," said CJ Wolf, CEO of iWin. "iWin players can choose from hundreds of popular casual games available for free or download, and now they can test their skill level in dozens of games by competing for cash and prizes."
WorldWinner (www.worldwinner.com) is the leading provider of online game competitions for cash and prizes. It hosts competitions in some of the most popular casual games, including Solitaire, Bejeweled 2, Family Feud, SCRABBLE® Cubes and Luxor. WorldWinner's broad network of partner sites includes leading global brands, such as AOL Games, EA-Pogo, GSN.com, Lycos, MSN Games and MyPoints. WorldWinner has more than 30 million registered players worldwide.
About FUN Technologies, Inc.
FUN Technologies Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of online and interactive casual and fantasy sports games and sports information. FUN is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
About iWin, Inc.
Founded in 2001, iWin is a leading publisher and developer of casual games for the mass market. The company operates iWin.com, offering over 200 download games, free web games, and multiplayer games and visited by millions of customers every month. As a multi-platform publisher of casual games, iWin provides extensive resources, financing, marketing, and distribution services to independent game developers throughout the world. In 2004, iWin's top game, Jewel Quest™, was declared a Finalist for the 2004 Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards as 'Downloadable Game of the Year'. iWin has offices in San Francisco and Seattle.