|Robin Dyche Wins $1 Million Annual Prize on iWon.com|
Single Mom Overcome with Joy: “I can make a better life for my daughter now”
(Irvington, NY, April 22, 2002) – Robin Dyche from Federal Way, WA couldn’t believe it when she was announced as iWon.com’s annual $1 million winner. Dyche, a single Mom was overcome with tears at her dream coming true.
A customer service representative for Fisher Scientific, Dyche lives with her 13 year-old daughter, Amber. Dyche was a young mom, having had Amber when she was only 20. “Amber is everything to me,” said Dyche. “It has been the two of us for years. Winning this money from iWon.com means I can give Amber a better life. I am going to move to another house, buy a mini-van to drive her and her friends to the mall and, most importantly, I will now be able to send Amber to college.”
Dyche has been using iWon since August 2000 to read the news, search the Web, take the daily survey, catch up on celebrity gossip, and check the weather. “We are thrilled to announce Robin Dyche as iWon's 3rd Annual winner,” said Bill Daugherty, Founder and co-CEO of iWon.com. “We’ve given away over $50 million to more than 260,000 people in the last two and a half years. We are very pleased to hear that this money will have such a positive impact on Robin and her family.”
Robin is iWon’s third annual winner. Last year, Atlanta’s Stephen Fowler, a bond trader for UPS, won the annual prize. The first annual prize went to Lee Truong, a graphic design student from San Jose, CA.
iWon (www.iwon.com), the Internet’s leading loyalty-based portal (Jupiter Media Metrix) combines world-class search, content and functionality with the Internet's largest guaranteed cash giveaway. iWon gives users a chance to win prizes and cash, ranging from $1,000 up to $25 million. User earn entries into the sweepstakes for searching the Web, checking email, shopping online, reading the news, or performing other regular Internet activities. iWon has awarded more than $51 million to over 260,000 users to date. iWon.com is the 11th most trafficked site on the Internet (Nielsen//NetRatings) and has been voted #1 in User Satisfaction among leading portals for five consecutive quarters (NPD Group). Additionally, iWon was named “Best of the Web” by US News and World Report (October 2001).
Founded in 1999, privately held iWon.com is headquartered in Irvington, N.Y, and operates offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Seattle, and New York City.