SAN FRANCISCO – March 30, 2015 – GSN Games, a leading provider of social casino games and cash tournaments, has acquired social casino game developer Idle Gaming, whose titles include Fresh Deck Poker, Slots of Fun and Video Poker Tour. The acquisition adds both high-quality talent and mobile platform technologies that support GSN Games’ long-term strategic growth.
“The acquisition of Idle Gaming aligns perfectly with our strategy of leveraging first-rate teams and leading edge technology to create outstanding game experiences for our players,” said Steve Brunell, chief operating officer of GSN. “We are pleased to welcome the top-notch talent of Idle Gaming to GSN Games, and look forward to utilizing our shared talent and technologies to take mobile gaming to the next level.”
“We are excited to join GSN Games, a rapidly growing and well-established leader in the social casino industry,” said Stuart Lewis-Smith, CEO of Idle Gaming. “The Idle Gaming team brings unparalleled expertise in mobile multiplayer technologies and unwavering commitment to quality across art, design, development and production, creating a natural fit with GSN Games.”
Last year, GSN Games acquired Bash Gaming, creator of the hit social bingo game Bingo Bash, which added more than 150 employees and two new offices to the organization. The company now publishes two of the top 10 grossing iPad apps of 2014, GSN Casino and Bingo Bash. Overall, GSN Games ranked as the #4 social casino game publisher in 2014.