LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 13, 2018--Synergy Blue and Spirit Gaming announced today that they have entered into a distribution agreement for European skill-based and chance-based game distribution. Under the terms of the agreement, Spirit Gaming will provide sales distribution and localized support for Synergy Blue’s HAWG® (Hybrid Arcade Wager-based Gaming) platform and skill- and chance-based games in European markets, including: Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Belgium.

Synergy Blue’s patented HAWG® platform is a class III certified solution that blends GLI11-compliant skill-based or chance-based gambling, allowing for regulatory compliance in multiple jurisdictions. HAWG® and its games are meant to appeal to a new generation of gamers, providing an engaging experience through a seamless entertainment component and uninterrupted arcade-style entertainment.

“Synergy Blue’s unique HAWG® system provides a level of flexibility needed to compete in the heavily regulated markets of Europe,” said Frank Ziegler, managing director, Spirit Gaming. “Their arcade-style games with skill or chance components allow for an overall more engaging experience for the new generation of player.”

“Understanding the gaming landscape throughout Europe, where some countries allow skill and others don’t, is an important piece of the puzzle,” said Georg Washington, CEO of Synergy Blue. “Spirit Gaming is strategically positioned to support our skill- and chance-based games throughout Europe from their centrally located, Germany-based headquarters. Distributing compliant games that are fun and a new way to gamble allows European casinos to provide new offerings to attract new demographics.”

About Synergy Blue

Synergy Blue provides skill-based games and platforms for an emerging class of game players, allowing casino operators to offer a new generation of entertainment with games that are certified and backed by industry leading patents. The company’s HAWG® (Hybrid Arcade Wager-based Gaming) platform blends GLI11-compliant, skill-based, Class II (in process) and III gambling with the uninterrupted entertainment of arcade-style play. Founded in 2013, the company is based in Palm Desert, CA, and has games and software applications placed in six countries.

About Spirit Gaming

Spirit Gaming has a specialized focus on German casino operations as well as on fast-growing international markets. Spirit Gaming counts especially on the international experience of Frank Ziegler, who combines his know-how from different leading positions in the gaming industry with his long-standing experience in casino operations. Spirit Gaming offers competent practical advice and consultancy. Furthermore, Spirit Gaming acts as an official international distributor of Interblock. Synergy Blue and Interblock match with the demand of Spirit Gaming concerning competence, innovation, and quality.

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Alissa Bushnell, 415-235-9532

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KEYWORD: AUSTRIA LIECHTENSTEIN UNITED STATES LUXEMBOURG BELGIUM EUROPE NORTH AMERICA NETHERLANDS CALIFORNIA GERMANY NEVADA SLOVENIA SWITZERLAND

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT CASINO/GAMING GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT

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