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Hasbro, Inc. [HAS] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Monday, February 11, 2013

Hasbro, Inc. [HAS] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell07:00 EST Monday, February 11, 2013 ADVISORY, Feb. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --What: Hasbro, Inc. [HAS], a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In 2013, Hasbro will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its beloved MY LITTLE PONY brand. From inspiring celebrity fashion trends to a top-rated television series, "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic," an expansive licensing program and engaging product line-up, the MY LITTLE PONY brand continues to be a pop culture mainstay. In honor of the occasion, Brian D. Goldner, President & CEO, John Frascotti, CMO and Deb Thomas, CFO will ring the Opening Bell.Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ETContacts: Investor Relations: Debbie Hancock (401) 727-5464 dhancock@hasbro.com Brand Publicity: Julie Duffy (401) 727-5931 JDuffy@hasbro.comNASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.comFeed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSKFacebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ. For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.About Hasbro, Inc. [HAS]: Hasbro, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAS) is a branded play company dedicated to fulfilling the fundamental need for play for children and families through creative expression of the Company's world class brand portfolio, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY, PLAY-DOH, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF, LITTLEST PET SHOP and G.I. JOE.  From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative play and entertainment experiences, in a variety of forms and formats, anytime and anywhere. The Company's Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for more than 170 markets around the world, and in the U.S. on The Hub TV Network, part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (Nasdaq:DISCA) (Nasdaq:DISCB) (Nasdaq:DISCK). Through the company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens." Learn more at www.hasbro.com.About NASDAQ OMX Group: The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) -NDAQA-