CARLSBAD, Calif., April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Redskins have partnered with Buzztime, (NYSE MKT: NTN) a leader in interactive entertainment and innovative dining technology for bars and restaurants in North America, to drive fan engagement through competitive digital gameplay.
"Buzztime manages an immersive trivia and entertainment platform that will enable Washington Redskins fans to stay connected with the team year-round," said Terry Bateman, Washington Redskins Executive Vice President. "Redskins fans are passionate about the team and we are proud to partner with a company that will bring our fan base a unique, fun way to stay engaged. This partnership will deliver a new opportunity for fans to get together in bars and restaurants and interact with the Redskins. We believe this experience can potentially expand throughout the country."
"Buzztime is honored to be the Washington Redskins' choice for fan engagement through interactive digital entertainment," said Ram Krishnan, Buzztime CEO. "We are excited to present Buzztime's most popular game, Jackpot Trivia, as a platform for the Redskins to rally their fans in bars and restaurants all across the area. We have a track record of attracting players, increasing guest count and lengthening visits at venues that host Buzztime events. We believe Buzztime players and Redskins fans will have great fun through multiple seasons of gameplay rewarded with chances at awesome Redskins' prizes."
Buzztime's Jackpot Trivia is a highly popular on-demand trivia game played on cutting-edge tablets that gives players the chance to draft their favorite content categories and use gameshow style boosts to assist when they are stuck on a question. Jackpot Trivia has been expanded by Buzztime for Redskins fans to enable league-style play for 9 week "seasons" of competition, with the ability to win prizes throughout. There are four seasons planned in 2016.
PLAY FOR PRIZES
Season one of Jackpot Trivia, presented by the Redskins, begins on April 8 and runs through June 9. The grand prize for the first season will consist of one trip for the winner and a guest to the Washington Redskins away game in London on Oct. 30, 2016. The grand prize is presented by Bud Light in partnership with the Washington Redskins. Participants must be 21 years of age or older to win the grand prize for season one. Top players compete to earn prizes through play of Jackpot Trivia at participating Buzztime locations. For more information, including terms and conditions, please visit: http://www.buzztime.com/rs-jpt.
ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with nine others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snyder since 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.
ABOUT BUZZTIME, INC: Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NTN) delivers interactive entertainment and innovative dining technology to bars and restaurants in North America. Venues license Buzztime's customizable solution to differentiate themselves via competitive fun by offering guests trivia, card, sports and arcade games, nationwide competitions, personalized menus and self-service dining features. Buzztime's platform improves operating efficiencies, creates connections among the players and venues, and amplifies guests' positive experiences. Founded in 1984, Buzztime has accumulated over 9 million player registrations and over 115 million games were played in 2015 alone. For more information, please visit http://www.buzztime.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @buzztime.
ABOUT BUD LIGHT: Introduced in 1982, Bud Light is a premium light lager with a superior drinkability that has made it the best-selling and most popular beer in the United States. Bud Light is brewed using a blend of premium aroma hop varieties, both American-grown and imported, and a combination of barley malts and rice. The light-bodied beer features a fresh, clean and subtle hop aroma, delicate malt sweetness and a crisp finish that delivers the ultimate refreshment. For more information, visit www.BudLight.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current views of future events and operations, including but not limited to statements about Buzztime's product performance, consumer experience, and value to venues. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the risks of unsuccessful execution or launch of products, platforms and brands, the impact of competitive products, brands, technologies and pricing, adverse economic conditions, the regulatory environment, and the failure of customer and/or restaurant adoption or demand for new or existing products. Please see NTN Buzztime, Inc.'s recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information about these and other risks that may affect the Buzztime. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based on information available to us on the date hereof. These statements speak only as of the date hereof and NTN Buzztime, Inc. does not undertake to publicly update or revise any of its forward-looking statements, even if experience or future changes show that the indicated results or events will not be realized.
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