CHAM, Switzerland, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidShare AG, a popular 1-click-hoster, has today announced the winner of its RapidShare Lottery. Over 500,000 people took part in the prize draw by exchanging RapidPoints for raffle tickets. And the winner is 19 year old Srishti A. from India. Bobby Chang, COO of RapidShare AG, will be presenting her with the prize and congratulating the young Indian in person at the beginning of July.

The lottery really went down well with our users and was a complete success, comments Bobby Chang about how the competition went, before adding, users from 60 countries took part in our 50,000 euro prize draw and we are very proud that the 'RapidPoints' bonus programme is used so extensively across the world.

RapidShare was somewhat surprised by the large number of participants and therefore decided to give away 1000 prizes of 10,000 RapidPoints in addition to the main prize of 50,000 euros. The winners of these prizes will be informed by e-mail and will automatically be credited with the RapidPoints. These can be redeemed against, for example, a new premium account.

Taking part in the RapidShare Lottery was very simple: users could just exchange 50 RapidPoints for a raffle ticket that was then automatically included in the draw for the mega prize. RapidPoints are gained via uploaded files and their resulting downloads.

About RapidShare

RapidShare AG distributes digital information for businesses and private individuals. Data can be uploaded to the system in just a few steps and then made available for download by recipients. RapidShare AG was founded in 2006 and has its head office in Cham in Switzerland.

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Media contact: Indigo Pearl GmbH Co. KG, Ina Frank, Tel: +49-40-253302-77,, Richardstr. 45, 22081 Hamburg, Germany