Rapid Games Brings Leap Gaming’s Virtual Sports Content to Its Server-based Platform

Virtual sports such as tennis, horse racing and soccer will be available on Rapid Games’ real money, in-venue Bring Your Own Device platform.

Rapid Games, the creator of the casino gaming industry’s first and only Class II and III in-venue mobile platform, announced today that Leap Gaming will integrate its award-winning Virtual Sports content into Rapid Games’ real money gaming platform.

Rapid Games will leverage Leap Gaming’s industry leading Virtual Sports RGS along with Rapid Games Class II mapping engine to create the first Class II Virtual Sports product. Players will now be able to access Leap Gaming’s content via their own mobile device and other supported Smart Kiosks, allowing them to wager and watch Virtual Sports outcomes on their mobile device while relaxing by the pool, on a giant LCD display at the sports book, or at a Smart Bar Top kiosk. Rapid Games offers customers the ability to play the content they love anywhere on the casino property.

“Being the first server-based solution to offer Leap Gaming’s Virtual Sports content is another exciting way that Rapid Games differentiates itself from the competition,” said VP of Product Francis Keyser, Rapid Games. “With a partner like Leap Gaming, we look forward to the future of gaming with players’ favorite Virtual Sports content available on every Smart interactive space on the casino floor.”

“We are delighted to partner with Rapid Games on this exciting deal,” said CEO Yariv Lissauer, Leap Gaming. “Rapid Games provides innovative and comprehensive gaming solutions, and the combination of our content with their platform will no doubt deliver a unique and compelling customer experience.”

About Rapid Games

Founded in 2014 as a joint venture between Nektan PLC and Spin Games LLC, Rapid Games developed its 2016 IGNA I-Gaming Best Innovation Award-Winning Rapid Games Platform.

Rapid Games utilizes a mobile e-wallet payment solution, allowing players to easily and securely transfer credits onto their own mobile device for Class II and Class III real money wagering. With its Geolocation technology, casinos can virtually draw boundaries around eligible gaming locations.

 

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LEAP GAMING SCORES WITH IMG

Global media giant IMG has entered a strategic partnership with virtual sports developer Leap Gaming.

IMG said the partnership strengthens its drive to provide the broadest portfolio of technology driven betting and gaming solutions for its global customer base.

IMG said Leap’s suite of products will complement IMG’s existing streaming and official data services within its gaming operation. It added that the alliance “will generate significant strategic momentum for both businesses”.

Freddie Longe, senior vice-president and managing director at IMG Gaming, said: “Our partnership with Leap Gaming significantly expands IMG Gaming’s touchpoints with the sports betting and gaming sector.

“We are excited to begin the journey of executing against our shared strategic vision focused on unlocking further value for our global customer base.” The partnership has been projected to facilitate the rapid expansion of Leap Gaming’s portfolio of virtual sports titles across online and retail platforms.

Yariv Lissauer, chief executive of Leap Gaming, said: “The strategic partnership with IMG Gaming will accelerate Leap Gaming’s growth story and provide substantial benefit and value to Leap Gaming and IMG Gaming’s customers.”

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GVC extends partnership with Leap Gaming

GVC has today announced it will extend its virtual sports content offer from Leap Gaming across the Group’s major gaming sites including bwin and partycasino. The contract extension includes Leap’s scheduled racing events currently offered as well their latest innovations: In-Play Tennis, Football and Instant (on-demand) virtual events.

In-play has been much anticipated as ‘the next big thing’ in virtual sports for some time. It adds an additional layer of realism and excitement to the virtual product genre by replicating a feature which has become the most popular category of wagers in real life sports betting. Their Instant (on-demand) virtual event product allows bettors to generate their own exclusive virtual sport events schedule and place bets on-the-go, eliminating wait time.

Liron Snir, Chief Product Officer at GVC Holdings commented: “We are delighted to build on our partnership with Leap Gaming in a deal which demonstrates our commitment to continuously offer new products to our customers. In-play is a critical feature for real-life sports betting and we have every confidence that it will be a popular element in virtuals, while on-demand is another great innovation that will enable our users to define their own event schedule. To cap it all, Leap’s virtuals feature outstanding graphics and state-of-the-art UX which substantially improve the user experience.”

Yariv Lissauer, CEO of Leap Gaming, commented: “We are thrilled to build on our relationship with GVC and look forward to rolling out our Virtual Sports content with such an outstanding operator. Leap is committed to innovating in the virtual sports vertical and we are delighted about the recent feedback we have received for our new titles and features.”

LEAP GAMING LAUNCHES ALL-OUT FOOTBALL ON SG DIGITAL’S OPEN GAMING SYSTEM NETWORK

The All-Out Virtual Football product, created by Leap Gaming and run through 1X2 Network, is now integrated into the Open Game System (OGS) platform from SG Digital. Leap Gaming’s All-Out Football offers a state-of-the-art virtual football experience, featuring a flexible and customisable user interface designed responsively for mobile and desktop. All-Out Football empowers operators by giving them a best-in-class sports betting product via a casino application program interface (API) integration.

Dylan Slaney, Senior Vice President, Gaming at SG Digital, said, “The release of All-Out Football on our OGS platform represents our commitment to offering customers a wide variety of world class gaming and sports products. We’re excited to announce this launch in partnership with Leap Gaming.”

Yariv Lissauer, CEO of Leap Gaming, commented, “We are thrilled about this new release with SG Digital, which will allow us to provide our content via their robust OGS platform. All-Out Football will perfectly complement SG Digital’s existing gaming portfolio and should be easily activated by operators through our turnkey solution. We look forward to a fruitful and enjoyable collaboration with our new partners at SG Digital”.

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