Monday February 4,2013 : SLINGO TO PUBLISH THIRD PARTY BINGO GAME
Instant-win cash and prizes sweepstake style game play
RockYou, a cross-platform gaming company will publish its RockYou Bingo game on Slingo's social gaming portal in a recently signed distribution partnership deal.
Free-to-play RockYou Bingo uses its own rewards platform for instant-win cash and prizes which it says are often derived from corporate sponsors. It claims to be the first on Slingo's portal to offer instant-win gameplay.
RockYou manages compliance, sweepstakes, operations, fulfillment and game operations and provides options for real-money-play in open jurisdictions.
As distribution partner Slingo will earn an undisclosed share in revenues derived from the games 300 000 monthly active users who reportedly spend an average playing time of thirty minutes per day.
“As a highly recognized international gaming brand and game innovator, Slingo is a natural partner for RockYou,” said RockYou chief executive officer Lisa Marino. “We see this distribution relationship as the first step toward even bigger opportunities where the two companies can leverage RockYou's unique Rewards Platform to deliver a more compelling player experience and ultimately more revenues.”
“We’re confident that RockYou’s Bingo will hold strong appeal to our player community. The opportunity for players to instantly win real prizes is an incredible engagement mechanic. Our player community will love it,” said Rich Roberts, chief executive officer of Slingo.
A mobile and tablet version of the RockYou Bingo game is scheduled for release during 2013.