Miniclip to Crown the World Champion of Online Pool
By staff
New York, NY, May 11, 2004 –, a leading online games web site with more than 15 million users, is hosting the “World Championship of Online Pool” with more than $10,000 in cash and prizes on the line. Billed as the largest organized online pool competition, players interested in entering can visit to find out how to qualify.

The tournament will feature both 8-ball and 9-ball games, beginning on May 18th (8-ball brackets) and May 26th (9-ball brackets) with matches taking place daily at 1:00 pm (EST) and 5:00 pm (EST). The overall winners will face off on June 3rd in a grueling seven round 8-Ball championship for the crown and $5,000 cash purse. The runner up will take home the Falcon Northwest FRAGBOX portable gaming PC.

The “World Championship of Online Pool” is being powered by Game Trust, the leading provider of infrastructure for online tournaments. Game Trust has spent two years developing the most realistic online pool engine available. The simulation pool game allows players to control stick angle, ball spin and velocity with simple strokes of the keyboard’s arrow keys.

With more than 16 million online pool players, the tournament is expected to draw a huge worldwide playing audience. It also represents the first attempt to provide an organized environment where players can chat, play, interact and have fun, all while competing for cash, prizes, and fame.

According to Adeo Ressi, Game Trust CEO, “In the physical world, people get involved in competitive games to make new friends, connect with old ones, improve upon skills and of course, there’s the possibility of winning fame, fortune and a bundle of cash. These are the exact same reasons that motivate people to play online -- and they’re finding the experience just as rewarding, and for many, even more so,” explains Ressi.

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About is a leading online games web site with 15 million users. produces some of the best online free games and the most advanced single and multiplayer cash tournaments on the Internet.

About Game Trust

Game Trust, Inc. licenses the first and only software that 'tournament enables' any game on any device, allowing players to compete for prestige, merchandise, and cash prizes. The Game Trust platform is designed to enhance the experience of network game play, adding new revenue through cash tournament, subscription, and advertising opportunities. The Company was founded by veterans of the software, banking, and media industries in 2002. Headquartered in New York with offices in Denmark, Game Trust licenses to game developers, gaming destination sites, and portals, supporting PC, console, online, and wireless game markets. For more information, see

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