Alliances with TransAct Technologies and Shuffle Master will lead to more innovative products for the industry

Reno-based Leap Forward Gaming has recently announced strategic alliances with TransAct Technologies and Shuffle Master.

The alliance between TransAct and Leap Forward is designed to enable both companies to bring together their respective assets and collective strengths to deliver a portfolio of products and services that will help drive player enhancement and profitability for the gaming industry.

“Our groundbreaking, patented, highly-secure wireless technology provides TransAct with the ability to seamlessly offer new levels of connectivity throughout casino floors in an economical way,” said Ali Saffari, chief executive officer of Leap Forward Gaming. “This partnership enables us to combine our creative teams to develop wireless solutions and applications that compliment and seamlessly integrate TransAct’s cutting-edge, innovative technology.”

“We are pleased to be partnering with Leap Forward Gaming, a leading technology firm focused on providing a wide variety of innovative products and solutions to the gaming industry,” said Bart C. Shuldman, chairman and chief executive officer of TransAct Technologies, a printer technology company. “With our new EPICENTRAL Print System, the TransAct and Leap Forward Gaming teams will be able to provide innovative, top-of-the-line wireless technology for the industry that will help drive innovation to the casino floor.”

The first innovative product of a multiphase effort from the partnership is expected to be available to the gaming industry in spring 2011.

Regarding the alliance with Shuffle Master, Leap Forward indicated the strategic association brings the two companies together to bring operators and manufacturers worldwide an unmatched solution integrating the best products and content from Shuffle Master with the leading wireless technology offerings and solutions from Leap Forward Gaming.

“Operators are asking vendors to collaborate to address industry needs that will drive efficiency and their ability to do more with less. Shuffle Master and Leap Forward share a vision that the gaming floor of the future will be wireless, which allows for new opportunities and both companies are committed to working together to achieve this vision,” said Ali Saffari, chief executive officer of Leap Forward Gaming. “Our groundbreaking, patented, highly-secure wireless technology provides Shuffle Master with the ability to seamlessly offer new levels of connectivity throughout the casino floor in an economical way.”

“Shuffle Master is committed to partnering with best-in-class companies to help solve important industry problems,” said Jim Jackson, senior vice president of business development for Shuffle Master. “Leap Forward’s wireless technology complements our table products and machines. Our initial area of collaboration will focus on wireless progressive solutions for the casino floor. We strongly believe that the combination of LFG’s wireless technology and Shuffle Master’s innovation will redefine the way gaming properties interact with their customers.”

The first innovative product of a multiphase effort from the collaboration is expected to be available to the gaming industry in spring 2011.

Leap Forward Gaming, Inc. specializes in the innovation, development, design, manufacture, and operation of wireless communication systems. LFG's wireless solutions and applications provide enhanced value to players, operators, and manufacturers in gaming and non-gaming industries. LFG's multi-disciplined team of gaming industry professionals has more than 250 years combined gaming experience, with a portfolio of issued and pending worldwide patents, developing creative and groundbreaking wireless technologies.

Leap Forward Gaming is headquartered in Reno, NV. For more information on LFG, please visit www.leapforwardgaming.com or call 775-323-5327.