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HQ Trivia now available on Android for users in the United States and Canada

HQ Trivia is now available in the Google Play Store. (Source: TechCrunch)
HQ Trivia is now available in the Google Play Store. (Source: TechCrunch)
Popular trivia app, HQ Trivia, is now available for Android users in the United States and Canada. The free-to-play app is immensely popular on iOS and players can actually cash out real money by answering questions correctly.
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HQ Trivia is a popular game that was made available on iOS last October. The game allows players to take part in a trivia competition and win real cash prizes and is pretty straightforward in its approach. This app, which was in a limited beta on Android on December 25, is now ready for download by those residing in the United States and Canada. 

The app hosts live trivia games on weekdays at 6 PM and 12 PM PT. Players will be given 12 multiple-choice questions and 10 seconds per question to get their answers right. Those who get all 12 questions right stand to win or split a pre-determined amount (now increased to US$2,000 and higher weekend bonuses). Although the app is now made available for download in the Google Play Store, it is still listed as 'Unreleased', indicating there could still be some lingering stability issues.

HQ Trivia is developed by developers of Vine, Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll. The parent company of HQ Trivia, Intermedia Labs, is hoping to raise about US$15 million in funding at a post-money valuation of US$100 million. However, there are reports of concerns by potential investors in light of Kroll's potential sexual harassment against women during his tenure at Vine.

The app's host, Scott Rogowsky, has become a cult figure. Rogowsky was recently in the news for being threatened by Yusupov for speaking to the media without the latter's official approval.

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