's Pirate Cove Bingo sets sail on Facebook

Prepare to make friends and win prizes in new free social game

WALTHAM, Mass., December 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --, home of the web's original free online bingo game for real cash prizes and a property owned by Lycos, Inc., announces the launch of Pirate Cove Bingo for Facebook, a freebooting social game that lets friends play free bingo together and take home real cash prizes.

Every player receives an unlimited supply of white bingo cards and a limited number of Gold bingo cards. Every time a player gets bingo on a white card, they build up their piratey treasure chest, and every time they get bingo on a Gold card, they are automatically entered into a $25 daily sweepstakes!

Jungwook Lim, CEO of Lycos, adds, "This game incorporates everything our customers love - friends, entertainment, and free cash prizes - with a unique look and fun theme that keeps them coming back for more."

Pirate Cove Bingo, already brimming with great features, will continue to deliver exciting enhancements over the coming months, including new bingo rooms, in-game gifts and collectibles, and much more! Climb aboard today for your chance to play and win.

ABOUT GAMESVILLE, owned and operated by Lycos, Inc., specializes in providing massively multi-player online game shows. Like TV game shows, Gamesville game shows are free to play, award prizes to winners, and are supported by sponsors. But unlike TV, where only a handful of people play while the rest of the world watches, everyone can play at Gamesville.

About Lycos, Inc.

Lycos is one of the original and most widely known Internet brands in the world, evolving from one of the first search engines on the web, into a comprehensive network of social media web sites that foster online communities.

Lycos has been a pioneer in intelligent spidering search technology, combining its proprietary technology with other best in class search services to provide a powerful and relevant search experience for its users.

Times change, and Lycos has changed with them, evolving into digital media power house with two major divisions

Lycos, is a network of easy to use community and social sites. Lycos's award-winning products and services include tools for blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. The Lycos Network of sites and services include, Tripod, Angelfire, HotBot, Gamesville, WhoWhere, and Lycos Mail. Integrated, these sites help in bringing people together to interact, conduct commerce, have fun, and experience the best the Internet has to offer, is in our DNA. We offer 40 Local Sites in 120 Languages with a community spanning across 177 Countries. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.

Lycos employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide, including the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Sweden, Serbia, Israel, China, Thailand, Panama, India, Emirates, Russia and Australia, and with representatives or partners in Spain, South Africa, and The Netherlands.

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Date: 2011-12-05