|Game Trust, Inc. and The Money Gaming Corporation, Ltd. ('TMGC') today announced record sign-up for the world's first high-stakes online skill gaming portal — MoneyGaming.com. |
Since launching this week, more than 35,000 players have joined with 125,000 pre-launch sign-ups to play over 40,000 games on MoneyGaming.com, with up to 15% of players depositing money and playing cash tournaments.
MoneyGaming.com is setting new standards of quality in skill gaming with a host of innovative features powered by the Game Trust platform.
TMGC has selected nine hit skill games from the Game Trust catalogue of 45 titles to launch on MoneyGaming.com, such as Multiplayer 8 Ball, Chess and Backgammon. Players enter these skill game tournaments through a new 'linear lobby,' allowing contestants to easily sort games by prize amounts and other key criteria.
'If you want to play skill games for money, then I can safely say that there is no better place on the Internet to go than MoneyGaming.com,' said Adeo Ressi, CEO of Game Trust. 'Game Trust works with different portals to provide subscriptions, tournaments and virtual merchandise sales, and nobody has put the level of thought into making skill gaming work like The Money Gaming Corporation. They have leveraged the Game Trust technology to build a state-of-the-art system that provides an unparalleled user experience. We're proud to power this portal, which is already a breakaway success at its launch.'
The worldwide market for online games will reach $9.8 billion in 2009, representing a 410% increase over 2003 revenue of $1.9 billion. With its unique blend of engaging, high stakes games, betting availability and marketing muscle, MoneyGaming.com is well-positioned to lead the growth of the online skill-based gaming market.