Tapinator Launches Its First Social Casino Property, Video Poker VIP

May 7, 2015

New York, NY, May 7, 2015.  Tapinator, Inc. (OTC: TAPM) is pleased to announce that it has launched its first social casino property, “Video Poker VIP,” on Apple’s iOS platform. The title is a best in class video poker game with multiple poker variants, world locations, leveling, and experience point mechanics.

According to Eilers Research, LLC, the social casino market reached $2.8 billion in 2014, representing a 38% annual growth rate from 2013. The market is projected to grow to $3.5 billion this year. The majority of this revenue will come from mobile users, with mobile now accounting for 61% of all social casino revenue. Major players within the industry include Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CZR) with “Slotomania,” International Game Technology (IGT) with “DoubleDown Casino,” Zynga (ZNGA) with “Hit It Rich!” and Scientific Games (SGMS) with “Jackpot Party.”

Video Poker VIP is a unique offering that brings the most popular video poker games to mobile (Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild, Bonus Poker, Double Bonus) and combines them with mechanics that have proven effective in slot machine games. In the game, users enjoy multiple world locations, level-based progression, experience points, an optimal choice calculator, coin gifts every four hours, and slot/scratch-off minigames.

“We have been in development of Video Poker VIP since mid 2014 and are very excited to have just launched the product. We believe that the game is the highest quality video poker title on mobile. We will continue to improve the game, with version 1.1 launching in the next several weeks. In parallel, this week, we will begin a marketing campaign to drive player volume to the product and we look forward to the user response,” stated Tapinator CEO, Ilya Nikolayev.

Video Poker VIP is currently available on Apple’s iPad (http://tinyurl.com/videopokervip) and is coming soon to iPhone, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

About Tapinator:

Tapinator (OTC: TAPM) is a global developer and publisher of mobile games on the iOS, Google Play, and Amazon platforms. The Company focuses on operating its own titles, publishing properties where it holds substantial ownership positions, and making strategic investments into promising mobile companies. Tapinator’s owned and operated portfolio includes over 100 mobile gaming titles that, collectively, have been downloaded by over 65 million players.  A number of these titles have risen to the top of the mobile leaderboard charts and have been featured by the Apple, Google, and Amazon App Stores.  Founded in 2013, Tapinator is headquartered in New York, with development offices in Denmark, Pakistan and Canada.  For a full listing of Tapinator game titles, please go to Tapinator.com.  For further financial information on the Company, please go to OTCMarkets.com/stock/TAPM.  For live updates, please like us on Facebook at facebook.com/Tapinator or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/Tapinator.

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