Charles Scott Abbott is the co-inventor of Trivial Pursuit  along with Chris Haney.
Known as "Scott," he is the owner of the North Bay Battalion hockey team, of the Ontario Hockey League. For his work in building this hockey club, he was inducted into the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, before he became wealthy through the invention of Trivial Pursuit, Scott Abbott was a sports journalist for Canadian Press.
He owns C. Scott Abbott Racing Stable Ltd. whose horse Smart Sky  finished seventh in the 2010 Queen's Plate.