HQ Trivia is teaming up with "The Voice" for a $50,000 jackpot Monday night

If you have been boning up on your useless trivia, you might want to give HQ Trivia a visit this Monday night. The daily online trivia game show is holding a special event on May 14th at 11:30pm with a $50,000 jackpot up for grabs. Besides the cash, one winner will also receive a trip for two to Los Angeles to see the season finale for “The Voice” on May 21st. And NBC’s singing competition also plays a part in HQ Trivia’s special event.

During this Monday’s telecast of “The Voice,” which airs from 8pm to 10pm ET/PT on NBC, HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky will appear on the show to give out …


Everyone can do custom Alexa skills now, like your own family trivia game

Alexa is the gift that keeps on giving for Amazon, spearheading the smart home speaker revolution, and people are grabbing them in the millions to get access to the universe of “skills” that it offers for making daily life easier.

Amazon just one-upped its rivals by outing Blueprints – a process for creating custom Alexa skills if for some reason you aren’t satisfied by the tens of thousands already out there. As a perfect example of what Blueprints can do, Amazon made an Alexa Developers video that shows you how to create a birthday trivia game. 
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Sponsorships allow HQ Trivia to offer higher payouts; tomorrow evening's prize is $250,000

Remember HQ Trivia? The online streaming trivia game pays out real cash to those left standing after answering 12-multiple choice questions. Once you miss one question, you are eliminated. Two games are played each weekday (3pm EDT and 9pm EDT) with one contest on Saturday and one on Sunday (both at 9pm EDT). When we last checked in, each game offered a $2,500 prize with the occasional $15,000 payout. With multiple winners the norm, trivia buffs were receiving $6 to $75 a game for answering a dozen questions in a row. Since then, prize money has peaked at $100,000 for one game. The app hosted a …

HQ Trivia: how to play, how to win, and how to make real money

Do you know the name of Napoleon’s spouse? How about the number of moons known to orbit Saturn? What is the world’s longest river? If you can answer all of these questions within 10 seconds, then HQ Trivia is a game made for you. 
Launched in late 2017, HQ Trivia has become a massive hit, and millions of players have already tested their general knowledge, likely hoping to win real money along the way. But while playing the game is easy, winning is not. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tips and tricks that can boost your odds at winning HQ Trivia. 

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New record for HQ Trivia as 1.6 million vied to win $15,000 on Sunday

HQ Trivia is hotter than ever. The live trivia game show has been available for both iOS and Android users since late last month. The app has been updated in an attempt to prevent it from freezing, like it was wont to do. HQ also has apparently scaled up its servers to handle a larger number of game players. On January 1st, we told you that the 9pm game that evening drew 1 million people for the first time, but only 750,000 were allowed to play.

The cap is now higher. Sunday evenings’ trivia battle attracted an HQ record 1.6 million users to a special game that offered a higher than usual …

HQ trivia trick changes your app color to rainbow

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HQ trivia is hard to win, but changing the app’s color is quite easy.

A tipster told us about the trick Sunday night, shortly after the 9 p.m. ET game, and it seemed to have worked earlier this week as well, per a tweet

Why would you want to change the color of the app? We really don’t know. Maybe to show off to your friends a.k.a. HQ competitors. Or, just in the spirit of randomness.

Here’s how to unlock the rainbow magic: 

Step 1. Open the HQ trivia app. Of course, download the app if you don’t have it yet. Feel free to use my referral code “kerrymflynn,” though that won’t influence if this works.  Read more…

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We played HQ Trivia a few times and came away empty handed

Unless you’ve been concentrating totally on the latest battery issues affecting Apple and Samsung, you have probably heard of HQ Trivia. This is the app that is rewarding those with advanced knowledge of trivia, with real cash. We figured that we would give this a shot to see if we could turn our knowledge of useless information into some money. If you haven’t played, here are the basics of the game. After installing the app on your iOS or Android device, you set up a free account and that is all you need to do to join in the fun.

Games start at 9pm EST every day with a 3pm EST matinee …

HQ Trivia game for Android goes live in the Google Play Store, play to win real money

Popular mobile game HQ Trivia has finally made its debut on the Android platform after a short beta testing period. Although the game shows as “unreleased” in the Google Play Store, it appears that everyone can download and play it.

HQ Trivia has quickly become a phenomenon after being released on the iOS since it’s one of the few mobile games that allows players to win real money. If you make it to the end of the game and you collect at least $20, you can actually transfer the money to your Paypal account.

But how exactly does HQ Trivia work? Well, it’s …

Pre-register for Android version of trivia game HQ and win real cash

Earlier this month, we told you about the HQ Trivia app that allows you to play a trivia game for real cash. One game begins ever day at 9pm EST, and on weekdays there is a matinee starting at 3pm EDT. HQ has been available from the App Store to iOS users. And now, HQ is heading to Android. While there is no set date for its debut on Google’s open source OS, you can pre-register for the app right now. The buzz around the water cooler suggests that HQ for Android will be ready to go starting at the end of this month.

Filling out the pre-registration form doesn’t mean that the app will automatically …