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GSN Games Kicks Off Sixth Annual Toys for Tots Fundraising Campaign

Invites Gamers to Turn Gameplay Into Donations to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation (December 09, 2013)

WALTHAM, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 -- GSN Games, a leading provider of cross-platform entertainment, today announced the launch of its sixth annual fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Throughout December, game lovers can spread holiday cheer to children in need through a variety of ways, such as redeeming virtual rewards on GSN.com, competing in cash tournaments on WorldWinner.com and purchasing Tokens in the Games by GSN Facebook app. GSN Games has raised nearly $73,000 for Toys for Tots through the generous support of its players.

WHO: GSN Games

WHAT: GSN Games has partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to raise funds to purchase toys for less fortunate children. This year, GSN Games offers three ways for casual gamers to share the joy of the holiday season:

  • Oodles for Tots: Players who enjoy free, casual games like Bejeweled 2, Wheel of Fortune® and GSN ChaChingo Bingo can play on GSN.com and earn Oodles, GSN's virtual currency redeemable for real prizes. Players can then exchange their Oodles for $5 and $10 donations to Toys for Tots in the GSN.com Prize Center now through December 31, 2013.
  • Play for Tots: Throughout the month, GSN's cash tournament site WorldWinner.com will donate 10 percent of entry fees from more than a dozen select tournaments to Toys for Tots. GSN Cash Game players can compete in cash tournaments in games including Solitaire Rush, Wheel of Fortune® and SCRABBLE® BOGGLE to support the organization.
  • Tokens for Tots: On December 20, 2013, 10 percent of virtual Token purchases made through the Games by GSN Facebook app will be donated to Toys for Tots. Tokens are used to play a wide variety of casino-style games such as Wheel of Fortune® Slots, Video Bingo and Deal or No Deal™ Slots.

WHERE: To learn more about GSN Games' partnership with Toys for Tots, please visit www.gsn.com/toysfortots.


WHEN: Players can donate to Toys for Tots through GSN Games' programs now through December 31, 2013.

About GSN
GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment via its 80-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows or through GSN Games' free casual games, mobile and social games, and cash competitions. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and DIRECTV. For further information, please visit GSNTV.com.

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