GAMING SERVICE WORLDWINNER.COM FORMS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH PAX INTERNET,
WorldWinner Site Now Featured on PAX.TV’s Gaming Page
MA, October 18, 2000 – WorldWinner.com, the newly launched Internet gaming
site that gives players a chance to win cash prizes by excelling a
ttraditional games of skill, today announced a strategic partnership with PAX
Internet, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Paxson Communications Corporation
(AMEX:PAX), owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast television
station group and PAX TV, the newest broadcast television network. Visitors to
PAX .TV’s gaming page (http://www.pax.tv/games/) now have instant access to a
co-branded WorldWinner.com site featuring tournaments in such classic
brainteasers as solitaire, jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles and mazes. "PAX
.TV is an important and ideal partner for further introducing our site to an
ever-growing audience of online gamers," said Alex Saidakovsky, CEO and
of WorldWinner.com. "We look forward to working with them, as well as
forming alliances with additional top-tier Internet companies."
WorldWinner titles include Solitaire Rush, Maze Runner, Jigsaw Genius,
Crossword Challenge and Pencil Wars, with new games being added each month.
All of the games on the site can be enjoyed in either a free practice mode or
tournament mode, with entry fees ranging from $.50 to $10. Fees are paid out
of a personal account via credit card in a secure online connection. The entry
fee amount for each game is deducted from the account each time a player
enters a tournament, and winnings can be withdrawn at any time. The highest
score of each tournament determines the winner.
Amlie, President of PAX Internet, Inc., said, "We are excited to team up
with WorldWinner.com to offer a unique gaming destination for PAX viewers and
their families. This innovative Web site feature will enhance our network’s
family-friendly site and offer game enthusiasts of all ages, a fun and
challenging interactive gameplay experience."
Paxson Communications Corporation
Communications Corporation owns and operates the nation’s largest broadcast
television station group and PAX TV, the newest broadcast television network.
PAX, the national family entertainment network, reaches 81% of U.S. television
households via nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite
distribution systems. Through the company’s strategic relationship with NBC,
the two networks recently shared the premiere of the new dramatic series
"Mysterious Ways" from July to mid-September. The series continues
every Tuesday this fall on PAX, together with other original 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
series such as "Twice In A Lifetime," "It’s A Miracle" and
"Encounters with the Unexplained." For more information, visit PAX
TV’s website at www.pax.tv.
in December 1999, WorldWinner.com is an online gaming destination that allows
participants to compete against other players in games of logic, skill and
dexterity, and win cash prizes based on their performance. Headquartered in
Newton, Mass., the company is backed by Boston-based Zero Stage Capital and a
collective of distinguished individual investors called CommonAngels.
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