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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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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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