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Monday, September 29, 2003

Trivial Pursuit Launches Online Version

Multi-Player, Tournament and Cash-Prize Games Now Playing at TrivialPursuit.com

At TrivialPursuit.com, the magic of the Trivial Pursuit board game has been recreated for online game play.

The site features entertainment for Trivial Pursuit board game experts and novices with sample games and the latest news about forthcoming Trivial Pursuit board games; original, online multi-player games for head-to-head action in classic and new online edition games; and tournaments for fun and cash prizes.

TrivialPursuit.com is operated by Bolenka Games Online North America, LLC, under exclusive license from Horn Abbot Ltd and Horn Abbot International Ltd, owners of the Trivial Pursuit trademark.

“The social aspect of a Trivial Pursuit board game is very important, and we have strived to continue that online,” said Larry Schwartz, chairman of Bolenka Games North America.  “Our members are creating an online Trivial Pursuit community where they can find other members of similar interests, host and participate in games and now enjoy online the entertaining and conversation-stoking game play that has been a hallmark of Trivial Pursuit board games for more than 20 years.”

Free Games and Premium Players Club Content 
Visitors to TrivialPursuit.com can play free samples of the online edition games, plus play a sample version of the enormously popular Trivial Pursuit 20th Anniversary Edition board game and the recently introduced Trivial Pursuit Volume 6 board game manufactured by Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS).  Or visitors can select from one of two subscription offers --annual fee of $29.95 or monthly fee of $7.95 -- and join the Premium Players Club where members can:

  • Play online multi-player versions of classic Genus, Silver Screen and Music board game editions;
  • Play multi-player editions for 1970’s, 1980’s, Baseball, and TV that feature continually updated questions;
  • Compete in tournaments - for bragging rights only – or compete in tournaments for cash;
  • Enjoy special discounts; and
  • Enter contests for Trivial Pursuit board games and prizes
For more information, please visit http://www.trivialpursuit.com or contact press(-at-)trivialpursuit.com.

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