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Akamon, an Imperus subsidiary, has also been nominated in the categories of Acquisition Strategy, Social Bingo Operator and Social Operator
Imperus President Vicenc Marti to speak at leading gaming event Juegos Miami on how to foster partnerships between land based operators and social casino companies
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2016) - Imperus Technologies Corp. ("Imperus" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:LAB) (FRANKFURT:ISX) (FRANKFURT WKN:A12B58), a leading developer and operator of social casino games, has been included as best 'Social Slots Operator' of the year in the shortlist of nominees of the EGR North America Awards 2016, one of the most prestigious recognitions in the online gaming industry.
Vicenç Marti, Imperus President, states: "It's an honor to be nominated for these awards. The Social Slots Operator nomination endorses that, the two companies of the Imperus group, Akamon and Diwip, are driving social slots innovation on multiple fronts and achieving substantial financial results in the process. We are sure that both companies will keep adding value to Imperus' shareholders".
"We are proud of our teams, who deserve the credit for these Awards. Along with our results to date, they are a testament to Imperus's strategy," remarked James Lantheir, Imperus CEO.
In addition, Akamon, acquired by Imperus in November 2015, and the leading social casino operator in southern Europe and Latin America, has also been nominated for three categories: Acquisition Strategy, Social Bingo Operator and Social Operator.
Oscar Fonrodona, Akamon's Managing Director, declares "These three nominations can be attributed to both Akamon's strong performance and growing strategy based in three pillars: a wide product portfolio of games, engaging social features and a strategic acquisition model that have placed the company among the main players of the online gaming industry worldwide."
Winners of the EGR Awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held on Wednesday April 27th at the W Hotel San Francisco in California.
Imperus President Vicenc Marti will also be speaking during the most relevant event focused on the Latin American and Caribbean gambling sector, Juegos Miami show, to be held in Miami on May 31st, 2016. Vicenç Martí, Imperus President, will lead a special session under the heading "Social, casual and freemium gaming- the opportunity for casinos in Latin America". In this session, Mr. Marti will speak about the large opportunity for land based casinos in Latin America in potential partnerships with leading social casino operators such as Imperus.
Imperus Technologies Corp., the parent company of Diwip and Akamon, is a developer of social and mobile gaming for PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms. Diwip and Akamon design, develop and distribute their top ranked social casino-themed games within online social networks (such as Facebook) and mobile platforms (such as Android and iPhone). All of the Diwip and Akamon games are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game sale of virtual coins.
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