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Slingo and 3rd Rock Gaming(R) Bring You the Next Evolution of Bingo Gaming
Feb 27, 2008 (08:02 AM EST)


HACKENSACK, N.J., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As the technology around us continues to change at a rapid pace so does the classic game of bingo; no longer is it the game you remember your grandmother playing. Slingo, Inc., the digital interactive entertainment company specializing in socially connected games, will soon go portable in bingo halls throughout the UK and European Union, and in many bingo segments of the U.S.A. gaming market through a partnership with 3rd Rock Gaming(R).

3rd Rock Gaming(R), a world-class developer of domestic and international gaming solutions, will integrate popular Slingo games to the PhD(TM). The PhD(TM) is a state-of-the-art ultra-portable gaming device that boasts a large 10.4" color touch screen and long battery life capable of playing most any gaming-related product on the market.

The 3rd Rock Gaming(R) partnership will allow Slingo to pursue platform-driven development with a constantly evolving architecture to meet the needs of the socially connected consumer. What makes Slingo games ideal for the 3rd Rock Gaming(R)'s PhD(TM) platform is the ability to offer a connected community experience. Slingo has always focused on digital entertainment whether connected or through a singular experience. Slingo branded games engage players through its proven formula for success, short game duration combined with simple but compelling game play.

With over 3.3 million registered online members worldwide, who are extremely loyal to all things Slingo, the adoption rate of the core Slingo games in this new PhD(TM) platform is sure to be an instant success.

"Slingo is a pioneer in bringing games to new platforms and reinventing game development. With 3rd Rock Gaming(R)'s ability to support the Slingo games across bingo halls throughout the U.S.A. and internationally, Slingo is branching out in the UK market immediately after our successful launch of the Slingo Quest mobile game," said Eric Lamendola, General Manager of Slingo, Inc.

"3rd Rock Gaming(R) is excited about the creative collaboration with Slingo which is right in line with 3rd Rock's expansion plans. 3rd Rock's robust portable PhD(TM) platform is a perfect catalyst for gaming content creators seeking to expand market share and get a road in to brick-and-mortar business," said Rick G. White, CEO of 3rd Rock Gaming(R).

3rd Rock Gaming(R) services the brick-and-mortar bingo and casino industry with clients all around the world taking advantage of their proprietary and patented products, ranging from location management systems and portable electronics through countless gaming innovations unique only to the 3rd Rock Gaming(R) library of products.

About Slingo, Inc.

Slingo, Inc. is a U.S.-based company that has developed and licensed the intellectual property for Slingo(R) brand of games for over 11 years. As a digital interactive entertainment company and thought-leader in the casual games industry, Slingo Inc. has successfully licensed to partners worldwide for use with free online game sites, downloadable games, lottery tickets, casino slot machines and table games, a television game show, interactive television, mobile phone games, and most digital interactive mediums. The original Slingo game boasts over three billion games played to date. Slingo is also the FIRST in many areas including First cyber lottery ticket and First casual game to be made into a television game show. Slingo, Inc.'s long list of partners have included America Online, AC Coin and Slot, IGT, United States Playing Card Company, Funkitron, Scientific Games Corporation, PixelPlay, Hasbro, Tiger Electronics, I-play and Oberon-Media. People can play Slingo and more than 30 original games as well as join the social networking community by going to bizdev@slingo.com -- For press inquiries contact

About 3rd Rock Gaming(R)

3rd Rock Gaming(R) is a world-class developer of domestic and international bingo-related gaming solutions. MPBingo(R), the multi- progressive high-stakes linked jackpot solution links countless locations to create massive jackpots. The Epic(TM) system is a complete hall management system that comes with POS and Players Club while the PhD(TM) combines state- of-the-art technology with portable handheld convenience. 3rd Rock Gaming(R) offers countless hall management and gaming configurations that are designed to increase attendance and sales while stimulating growth and market share. For more information, please visit http://www.3rdrockgaming.com

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CONTACT: Slingo, Inc., bizdev@slingo.com

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