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2012-08-13 10:23:47

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Keller, 30, nine-time Jeopardy Champion and a tutor from Highland Park, NJ, is in first place after 18 rounds of intense play over the past three days at the National SCRABBLE(®) Championship (NSC). Over 350 SCRABBLE(®) players from 46 states and 5 countries are competing at the Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, FL. Closely behind Keller's 14-4 record and +675 point spread is Dave Wiegand, 39, former National SCRABBLE(®) Champion...

2012-08-12 23:01:16

Poor economic conditions and massive toy recalls battered the industry in recent years. However, the outlook promises to be better for toy and game manufacturers. As disposable income rises, consumers will be more willing to purchase toys at the retail level, which in turn will drive up demand for manufacturers. Nevertheless, obstacles remain in the form of increasing price pressures from large retailers and continuing import competition from China. For these reasons, industry research firm...

2012-08-12 10:20:20

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After 12 rounds of intense play over the past two days, Jerry Lerman, 62, a Bank Risk Manager from Foster City, CA, is in first place with a 10-2 record and +941 point spread. He leads a strong field of SCRABBLE(®) experts competing for the $10,000 first prize at the 2012 National SCRABBLE(®) Championship at the Royal Pacific Resort. 350 SCRABBLE(®) enthusiasts ranging from 12 to 92 years old are competing in 31 rounds....

2012-07-26 06:23:03

ORLANDO, Fla., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- They will be coming from 41 states and several countries carrying worn dictionaries, word list flashcards and custom-made tiles and boards. On August 11, over 300 people with the world's most extensive vocabularies will gather at the 2012 National SCRABBLE® Championship (NSC) at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, FL. The field--which includes multiple World, National and National School SCRABBLE® Champions--will compete in...

2012-07-24 06:27:30

CHICAGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for MCD, HAS, BLK, SLW, and KBH. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120712/CG39046) To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/72320121 (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: McDonald's...

2012-06-21 10:24:28

PARIS, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gameloft(R), a leading global publisher of digital and social games today announced that it has signed a worldwide strategic licensing deal with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS). Under the agreement, Gameloft will develop and market MY LITTLE PONY and LITTLEST PET SHOP brand digital play experiences across a myriad of tablet, smartphone and platforms such as iPad(R), iPod touch(R), iPhone(R), and Android(R). LITTLEST PET SHOP will also be available...

2012-06-14 06:22:37

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not personal, it's business as you systematically eliminate your opponents to reign supreme in this classic MONOPOLY game with a Godfather twist. Produced by USAOPOLY, under license from Hasbro and Paramount Licensing, this collector's game celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of one of the most seminal films of our time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120614/LA24677) (Logo:...

2012-06-11 10:23:09

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TONKA, the Hasbro brand that for 65 years has stood for its line of toy trucks for children, will bring its TONKA toughness to the big screen in a fully animated motion picture to be produced by Sony Pictures Animation, Hasbro and Happy Madison Productions. The announcement was made today by Bob Osher, president, Sony Pictures Digital Productions, Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, president of Production for Sony Pictures Animation and...

2012-05-17 10:23:14

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zazzle, the world leader in online product customization, today announced, that under license from Hasbro, Inc. it will offer hundreds of customizable products based on the company's BATTLESHIP brand. The offerings will include imagery and graphics from BATTLESHIP, the upcoming epic action-adventure film from Universal Pictures, as well as the classic head-to-head combat game. "BATTLESHIP is an iconic brand, and now with Zazzle, movie...

2012-04-13 14:20:25

ORLANDO, Fla., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two 8th graders from Carlisle, MA currently lead the field of 4th-8th graders from all over the country and Canada competing for the $10,000 top prize at the 2012 National School SCRABBLE® Championship taking place at the Royal Pacific Resort. Max Bohn and Sam Heinrich are 3-0 with a +500 point spread. They are followed by former National School SCRABBLE® Champions from North Carolina Andy Hoang and Erik Salgado, both 8th graders with a...