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PR_Akamon launches mundijeux_fr and exports to france its model for online traditional social games

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Akamon Entertainment Ltd., the international online social gaming company specialising in traditional games, with more than 5.5 million users, expands into France with the launch of the website …

Akamon Entertainment Ltd., the international online social gaming company specialising in traditional games, with more than 5.5 million users, expands into France with the launch of the website Mundijeux.fr and the games Belote and Tarot on Facebook.


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  • 1. Akamon launches Mundijeux.fr andexports to France its model foronline traditional social gamesThe company estimates sales of one million euros in 2012 from the FrenchmarketBelote and Tarot, the card games with the most in France, are launchedsimultaneously on the website Mundijeux.fr and FacebookBarcelona, 20 March 2012 – Akamon Entertainment Ltd., the international onlinesocial gaming company specialising in traditional games, with more than 5.5 millionusers, expands into France with the launch of the website Mundijeux.fr and the gamesBelote and Tarot on Facebook.Akamon expects to lead the French market for online games, in which there are anestimated 24 million active players, and to achieve revenues of one million euros in2012 – approximately 11% of its total turnover, estimated at nine million for the yearglobally.To achieve this objective, Akamon has incorporated the card games Belote and Tarot,which have the most followers in France, to its games portfolio – both on the websiteand Facebook. In the words of Vicenç Martí, CEO of the company: ‘As experts in localtraditional games, creating the best gaming experience with Belote and Tarot was anessential prerequisite to entering France, as is developing the best version of Coincheover the next few months. This is a version of Belote that is also widely enjoyed byFrench players.’Akamon’s move into France marks the beginning of the company’s expansion acrossthe south of Europe, where it is the leading brand in Spain with Mundijuegos.com. Inthe next few months, the company plans to continue this expansion and enter theItalian market. Akamon is also in the process of expanding across Latin America.Already in Brazil with Ludijogos.com, the company will shortly move into Argentinaand Mexico.
  • 2. Akamon’s portfolio consists of 29 traditional local casino-based social games, such asBelote, Tarot, Ruleta, Parchís, Poker and Dominó. All the games incorporate socialfeatures and give players the opportunity to be part of a global gaming communitywhere they are online together and share their gaming experience, whether it be viaAkamon’s international portals, those of its partners or Facebook. Currently, eight ofthe games, including Belote and Tarot, are on Facebook and the company is working tointroduce three new games onto the social network each month, with the goal ofbroadening the gaming community and so offer an even better online socialexperience.***About AkamonAkamon Entertainment Limited is an online social gaming company specialising intraditional games, operating in the south of Europe and Latin America via local portalssuch as the market leading Mundijuegos.com in Spain, Mundijeux.fr in France andLudijogos.com in Brazil. These sites will be supplemented in 2012 with new portalsresulting from the company’s expansion into Italy, Argentina and Mexico.With its headquarters in Malta, Akamon has a development team based in Valenciaand a business intelligence team in Barcelona, and has a total of 40 employees who arehighly specialised in the online sector.***For more information, visit http://akamon.com or contact:Georgina Rifé i Domènech: 902 999 343press@akamon.com / Twitter: @AkamonLTD