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Spin3 Adds BlackBerry(R) to Growing List of Supported SmartphonesSpin3 Enables Its Casino Clients to Target Executive Market With Support for BlackBerry(R) Devices (January 19, 2009)
LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/09 -- Leading full service mobile gaming solutions provider Spin3 (www.spin3.com)*, powered by Microgaming, the world's largest online gaming software provider, has today launched its portfolio of casino games specifically for use on BlackBerry® devices. Spin3's mobile casino games, provided through its GameWire(TM) platform, can now be played on BlackBerry devices, including the new touch screen Blackberry Storm.
Matti Zinder, Head of Spin3, says, "The BlackBerry is the phone of choice for the company executive and business market. We are giving a user that relies on their BlackBerry device 24 hours a day the opportunity to play casino games on the move, and in a way that fits around their busy lifestyles. With this development, we have opened up a new, prosperous and previously untapped market for our mobile casino clients."
"The emergence of the smartphone is enormously significant for the mobile gaming industry. The BlackBerry's large and high-quality screen delivers an improved user gaming experience."
Supporting the BlackBerry demonstrates Spin3's commitment to the smartphone sector, as it continues to develop casino systems that operate on the most advanced mobile handsets in the market.
Matti Zinder continues, "Spin3 aims to provide value to its clients through innovation; to deliver improved games, services and the industry's leading mobile gaming experience. As well as supporting one of the most popular consumer devices in the iPhone -- we now support the leading handset in the business world as well. We will continue to develop our mobile casino games and systems for the most advanced and popular devices in the market."
Spin3's full portfolio of 15 mobile casino games available through the GameWire platform are supported on BlackBerry handsets that are version 4.3 or advanced, including the Blackberry Storm, Pearl, Curve and Bold, all of which are available to all Spin3 clients from mid-January.
Spin3's GameWire platform currently supports nine languages and all major payment systems including credit and debit cards, as well as a new initiative which enables Vodafone customers in the UK to purchase casino credits via their monthly phone bills.
Spin3 will be providing demos at the International Gaming Expo in London from 27th - 29th January 2009 (Stand 5240) and at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona between 16th - 19th February (Stand 7C34).
* - Spin3 is a division of Spiral Solutions Ltd.
About Spin3 (www.spin3.com)
Spin3, a division of Spiral Solutions Ltd., has partnered with Microgaming, the world's leading developer of online gaming solutions, to provide turnkey solutions for the mobile gaming arena. The complete offering includes dynamic wireless real and play-for-fun casino systems, flash casino, marketing services and innovative technologies that push the interactive gaming industry to new frontiers.
About Microgaming (www.microgaming.com)
Since the company developed the first true online casino software over a decade ago, it has led the industry in providing innovative, reliable gaming solutions. Thanks to an unrivalled R&D programme, that averages 60 new games per year and a unique 'partnership' approach to working with operators; Microgaming powers 120 of the world's most profitable casino sites. The company's front and back-end software supports multiplayer, multilanguage games -- over 350 of them, all uniquely branded and provides platforms for landbased and wireless gaming.
The Microgaming Progressive Jackpot Network is the world's largest progressive and has paid out a record $250m plus in the last five years.
Microgaming software powers the world's leading poker network with over 40 card rooms, as well as market-leading bingo software.
As a founding member of eCOGRA, Microgaming is at the forefront of an initiative focused on setting the highest standards in the gaming industry, and leads in the areas of fair gaming, responsible operator conduct and player protection.
The Trademark BlackBerry is owned by Research In Motion Limited and is registered in the United States and may be pending or registered in other countries. Spin3 is not endorsed, sponsored, affiliated with or otherwise authorized by Research In Motion Limited.
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