Zynga Slots launches for iOS

Zynga Slots launches for iOS
You know how heroin addicts can go to methadone clinics to stave off cravings? Well, Zynga's new iOS app is kinda like that, but for Reno grannies that blow their Social Security benefits on the one armed bandit.

Zynga Slots is now available for free on the App Store, touting various improvements over real-world slots, such as the fact that losing your life's savings is dramatically less probable. Players can invite their friends in true Zynga fashion, which increases the Jackpot payout of their own machines. The more you play, the higher you level, which in turn unlocks Zynga-themed machines with higher betting limits and rewards.
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Zynga Takes Players for a Spin With New Mobile Game for
iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch: Zynga Slots

New Slots Game Expands Successful Zynga Casino Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga (Nasdaq:ZNGA),
the world's leading provider of social game services, today announced
the global launch of Zynga Slots, a mobile slots experience for iPhone,
iPad and iPod touch that brings a fresh spin to the casino genre. Zynga
Slots is the second mobile title in the popular Zynga Casino category,
and the third game in the franchise which also includes Zynga Poker and
Zynga Bingo.

Developed by the same team that created the wildly popular mobile Zynga
Poker game, Zynga Slots ups the ante in the mobile casino experience
with innovative features including seamless game play, high-quality
graphics and never-before-seen social elements to deliver the ultimate
slots experience for casino fans and new players alike. Launching today
on the App Store, Zynga Slots reinforces Zynga's dedication to
delivering free, social and high-quality mobile games across multiple

"As Zynga's second mobile casino game, Zynga Slots brings the thrill of
Las Vegas slot machines to the palm of players' hands while introducing
social elements for players to share the excitement with their
friends," said Justin Cinicolo, vice president, Zynga Mobile. "We're
continually listening to player feedback on the kinds of games they
enjoy playing, and we'll be sure to bring more high-quality iOS games
to players based on the genres they enjoy."

Zynga Slots players can enjoy a host of new features to spin and win
like never before.

-- We Upped The Ante: Never miss a jackpot. Zynga introduces offline mode,
which enables players to enjoy Zynga Slots anywhere, anytime. With
minimal load times and smooth reel animations, Zynga Slots offers an
unparalleled player experience.
-- Hit the Jackpot: Zynga Slots is the most social slots game to date --
meaning more friends and more winnings. Recruit friends to play and
watch as the jackpot rises before your eyes. Or, hop on a machine to
help heat it up and reap the rewards for your good deed. With seamless
Facebook integration and push notifications, you will always know when
the jackpot increases or a friend wins big--and when it is time to spin
-- Master Machines and Move On Up: As you master slot play, you will
level-up to unlock rewards such as new machines featuring themes from
some popular Zynga games including FarmVille and Hanging With Friends.
Dedicated players will also reap the benefits of increased pay lines and
higher betting limits for bigger risk and better rewards.
-- Spin for a Surprise: Zynga Slots goes beyond basic slot gameplay with
new features like delightful animations, mini-games and fun character
touches. Playful characters react and move with each spin, inching
players closer to "Fever Mode," a 30-second bonus round where you'll
spin as much as you can for an even bigger payout!
-- Spin, Girar, Tourner: Lost in translation? Not in this game. Zynga Slots
is available in 10 languages, so you can spin, bet and win no matter
what language you speak. ¿Cómo se dice jackpot?

The Casino genre is a popular form of entertainment around the world,
and Zynga Slots is designed with a global audience in mind. The game is
launching in 10 languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish,
Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese and

This article was originally published on Joystiq.