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21 Year-Old Utah Blogger to 'Rocket' to Edge of Space; Wins Space Flight Aboard Russian MIG 25
Billy Bones of MySpace is Winner of Game Trust's 'LaunchNow Race to Space Contest'

NEW YORK, and OREM, Utah, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-one year old Billy Bones of Orem, Utah is the proud winner of the Game Trust LaunchNow Race to Space Contest. The office worker (http://www.myspace.com/billy427) will travel to Moscow where he'll strap into a Russian MIG 25 and travel a more than twice the speed the speed of sound to the edge of space. At the top of the climb, Billy will gaze back at the Earth, a distant blue "marble," and experience a view that only a privileged few have enjoyed!

When notified by the Game Trust "Prize Patrol" that he was the LaunchNow Grand Prize Winner, Billy said, "Hey, I was doing my thing on MySpace when I saw on one of the advertisements that I could add arcade games to my page ... and I thought that was a neat idea. Who doesn't like games? And I saw that there was the contest to win a trip to space; but the truth is that I took it very lightly, thinking 'I have never won anything in my life; why would I win something like this?' But little did I know that I would be the winner this time..."

Billy also noted, "I think that this will be a great and unforgettable experience that would not be a good idea to pass up... I have always been big on jets and cars -- once a kid, always a kid!"

Billy will chronicle his thoughts on his space adventure through a personal blog. Stay tuned for details at http://www.gametrust.com/.

Since the Game Trust LaunchNow Race to Space Contest was announced in October, more than 50,000 web publishers -- including thousands of individuals from MySpace and Xanga -- signed up to feature their own customized arcade, rich with exciting player features like chat and head-to-head play. All entrants were automatically entered into the contest. Game Trust is preparing new gear to offer sites that offer the LaunchNow Arcade, including iPods and digital cameras. And, Game Trust is gearing up to offer more hit games to the Custom Arcade, including Ancient Tripeaks, Munch Madness, Roll On, TruGammon, TruMahjong, and more.

About Game Trust

Founded in 2002, Game Trust (http://www.gametrust.com/) is the economic engine of innovation in games with the leading platform for premium game play. The Game Frame platform is the industry standard for deploying community and transactions within online casual games. Licensed by leading distribution outlets worldwide, the platform reaches an audience of tens of millions of gamers each month. Award winning games, such as "Shroomz," are released by leading developers on the platform to reach millions of players with new premium play models. The Company is venture backed with offices in New York and Denmark.

Contact: Andy Morris / QiuXia Yuan The Morris + King Company 212-561-7465 / 212-561-7459 andy.morris@morris-king.com / qiuxia.yuan@morris-king.com

Game Trust

CONTACT: Andy Morris, +1-212-561-7465 andy.morris@morris-king.com, or
QiuXia Yuan, +1-212-561-7459, qiuxia.yuan@morris-king.com, both of The Morris
+ King Company

Web site: http://www.myspace.com/billy427
http://www.gametrust.com/
http://www.spaceadventures.com/steps/edge/experience
http://www.spaceadventures.com/steps/edge/details

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Twenty-one year old Billy Bones of Orem, Utah is the proud winner of the Game Trust LaunchNow Race to Space Contest. The office worker (http://www.myspace.com/billy427) will travel to Moscow where he'll strap into a Russian MIG 25 and travel a more than twice the speed the speed of sound to the edge of space. At the top of the climb, Billy will gaze back at the Earth, a distant blue 'marble,' and experience a view that only a privileged few have enjoyed!




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