SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 12, 2013 – Rixty, the leading cash-based payment platform for online games, virtual goods and digital content, today revealed the winners of the 2013 Passport to Summer Giveaway. All Rixty customers worldwide were invited to participate in the event, and winners were selected in a sweepstakes drawing held in August. Grand prize winners included:
· 1 st Prize (Trip to Brazil*): Dan from Vienna, VA.
· 2 nd Prize (iPad 2*): Linda from Keizer, OR.
· 3 rd Prize (Beats by Dr. Dre: Solo headphones*): Jimmy from Westville, NJ.
In addition to the grand prizes awarded, thousands of dollars worth of bonuses, virtual currency and special in-game items were redeemed by Rixty players from dozens of MMOs and online games from today’s top worldwide publishers.
“The Passport to Summer Giveaway was an opportunity to celebrate our recent expansion into Brazil, Mexico and Canada with the millions of customers we reach. We received widespread enthusiasm for the giveaway, and we look forward to the next opportunity to reward and celebrate with online gamers across the globe,” said Ted Sorom, CEO of Rixty, Inc.
For full details regarding the Passport to Summer Giveaway, please visit www.rixty.com/promo/summer2013 .
*Prize value equivalent was also offered to all winners.
Rixty is an alternative payment system that lets domestic and international users spend cash and coins for online games, virtual worlds and all types of digital content. Consumers can pay without a credit card and without exposing confidential information by converting cash to Rixty value at 140,000 stores in the US and Brazil or 500,000 locations worldwide. Online game and website publishers use Rixty to engage with and monetize a larger percentage of users. By providing cash-based consumers a safe and flexible way to pay online, Rixty helps these publishers increase sales, enable new business models and attract new customers. For information on how to add Rixty to your website, visit http://www.rixty.com/pubinfo or email bizdev(at)rixty(dot)com.