CHICAGO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SugarHouse Online Casino (www.PlaySugarHouse.com), an online casino brand serving players in the state of New Jersey and operated by Rush Street Interactive LLC (RSI), and Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the premiere online debut of real-wager Konami slot games for online gamers in the state of New Jersey after strong success on the SugarHouse social casino site (www.sugarhouse4fun.com). The leading casino developer and operator has collaborated with Las Vegas-based Konami Gaming, Inc. to bring top slot titles including Gypsy Fire™ and Fortune Stacks™ to New Jersey players for real-money wagering via mobile and desktop. All the big-win game features from these popular slots—including Action Stacked Symbols®, fun free games, and random multipliers—are available for convenient online wagering enjoyment through Rush Street Interactive's secure platform, regulated and certified by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).
"These Konami games are found at hundreds of casino locations worldwide, and we're the first to bring them to New Jersey's online real-money space. Everything from the graphic animation to game play is the same as the land-based slot machines, and it's right in the palm of your hand," said Richard Schwartz, president of Rush Street Interactive, developer and operator of PlaySugarHouse.com. "Whether you're a fan of Konami at the casino, or simply looking for new online games to play and win, the exclusive premiere of Gypsy Fire and Fortune Stacks offers an authentic online gaming experience to enjoy at your leisure."
In addition to real-money wagering at PlaySugarHouse.com, SugarHouse Online Casino offers iOS and Android apps with a wide range of enhancements for seamless mobile gaming entertainment throughout the day. More than 300 games are available now, alongside featured debut online for-wager releases by Konami.
"This expansion of Konami slot content to SugarHouse Online Casino is a continuation of our long-held collaboration with Rush Street Gaming, dating back to the earliest years of our company," said Steve Walther, senior director of marketing & product management at Konami Gaming, Inc. "As gaming entertainment is evolving to mirror changes in consumer consumption, we're thrilled to offer top Konami games to leading online platforms such as PlaySugarHouse.com. They're taking the same games you find at the casino and launching them online so players can wager and win on their favorite games through any personal desktop device or mobile smartphone."
PlaySugarHouse.com is built on a proprietary platform and features state-of-the-art authentication and encryption technology to secure all personal information and includes a strict age-verification process. Players are welcome to register and fund accounts from any state in the U.S., but must be 21 years of age or older and physically located in New Jersey in order to wager.
PlaySugarHouse.com is operated by Rush Street Interactive, the online division of Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming, which oversees the brick-and-mortar SugarHouse Casino.
About Rush Street Interactive
Rush Street Interactive, an affiliate of Rush Street Gaming, was founded by pioneers in the internet gaming industry with decades of collective experience in developing and operating online gaming sites. Rush Street Interactive is also the developer of the SugarHouse's Casino4Fun website. Rush Street Gaming is one of the fastest-growing gaming companies in North America. Rush Street developed and operates Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, and Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Illinois. All Rush Street casinos lead the markets in which they operate. Currently under construction, Rivers Casino in Schenectady, New York, is expected to open in 2017. For more information, visit www.rushstreetgaming.com.
About Konami Gaming, Inc.
Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas-based subsidiary of KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION (TSE: 9766). The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc. or the SYNKROS gaming enterprise management system, please visit www.konamigaming.com.
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