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Leap Forward Gaming

March 04, 2013 11:00 ET

Leap Forward's SaffariNet® Patron Display Interface Receives Top Honors in 2013 Slot Floor Product Awards

RENO, NV--(Marketwire - Mar 4, 2013) - Revolutionary gaming technology innovator Leap Forward Gaming (LFG) today announced its SaffariNet® ecosystem's Patron Display Interface (PDI) Picture-in-Picture product has been selected as the industry's 2013 top new technology in the Casino Enterprise Management's seventh annual Slot Floor Technology Awards.

The awards honor new gaming technology products that bolster revenue for casinos. An article featuring LFG's patented PDI product, part of the SaffariNet® multimedia ecosystem, will be published in the April 2013 issue of Casino Enterprise Management, a leading gaming industry trade publication.

PDI is a low-cost, turn-key solution that works seamlessly with all brands and generations of gaming machines and systems to develop, dynamically manage and present content to players. It is a robust, completely customizable system utilizing existing machine displays and supports all screen sizes, resolutions and aspect ratios by utilizing the latest advancements in web-based technology. PDI offers targeted marketing and bonusing campaigns and straightforward integration with multiple player tracking and CRM systems. As part of the patented SaffariNet® ecosystem, PDI agnostically provides operators with high flexibility and agile content production and implementation. 

PDI enables players to view and interact in real-time, with configurable multimedia content on the machine screen, without impacting game play. Real-time video streaming, animations, marketing messages, promotions, ads, session points, promotional credits, social media/gaming and all player account information are just a touch away right on the game screen, ushering in a new era of creativity for operators along with unprecedented interactivity for players.

LFG's PDI solution was selected as one of the top 2013 gaming industry technologies by an expert panel of judges: Robert Allen, Corporate Vice President of Casino Operations, Pinnacle Entertainment; Richard Baldwin, Managing Director, Union Gaming Group; Mark Bennett, Vice President of Slot Operations, Mandalay Bay; Chuck Hickey, Vice President of Slot Operations, Barona Resort & Casino; Charlie Lombardo, Gaming Consultant; Frank Neborsky, Vice President of Slot Operations, Mohegan Sun; Eric Pearson, Vice President of Gaming, Northern Quest Resort & Casino; and Wendy Reeve, Director of Casino Operations, Sycuan Casino.

"We are honored and humbled to win this prestigious award, especially in the presence of such esteemed companies," said Leap Forward Gaming CEO Ali Saffari. "This award is an affirmation of our vision for a new game-changing multimedia ecosystem that has resulted in a well-received response from both major operators and manufacturers alike that will prolong time on device and attract a new generation of players."

About Leap Forward Gaming, Inc.

Leap Forward Gaming (LFG), headquartered in Reno, NV, specializes in the innovation, development, design, manufacture and operation of wireless communication gaming and non-gaming systems. LFG has developed a new cutting-edge, patented, low-cost wireless ecosystem called SaffariNet® that promises to revolutionize how gaming devices, peripherals, wide-area progressives, player-tracking systems, mobile devices and server-based systems communicate wirelessly and interact across casino floors. LFG's multi-disciplined team of gaming industry professionals has more than 250 years combined gaming experience developing creative and groundbreaking technologies. Its members are the listed inventors on over 500 pending and issued worldwide patents. For more information, please visit

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