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High 5 Games and Continent 8 Technologies Finalise Gibraltar Data Solutions Agreement

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The contracts and agreements have been finalized; Continent 8 Technologies is officially High 5 Games' data centre solution in Gibraltar.  By choosing one of the most secure and well equipped hosting centres available, H5G is well positioned to flood the global iGaming markets with its premium portfolio of slot titles.  
 
In the last 6 months High 5 Games has been making significant headway in the European and UK markets and the company's business development team has been finalising a number of integration and managed solution agreements. The commitment to Continent 8 Technologies is one of many definitive steps in establishing a presence in Gibraltar.  Peter Williams, Director of Global Sales of Continent 8, said: "We are pleased to welcome High 5 Games, who operate the highest rated social casino on Facebook, on board as a new customer.  High 5 Games' choice of Continent 8 reflects our continued investment in our data centre footprint to provide our customers with a secure and reliable platform from which to operate and grow their business." 

Additionally, an office space has been sourced, the equipment purchase has been made, and H5G is in final talks with the GBGA, regarding its remote gaming software supplier license.

H5G games including Da Vinci Diamonds, Noah's Ark, and Golden Goddess have all been hugely successful in the European iGaming market through a small distribution deal with IGT. The popularity of these titles is proof of concept that H5G's extensive slot library slated to be introduced through VAULT, the company's remote game server, will have immediate success upon launch in Q4 2014. Once the Gibraltar gaming license is finalized, VAULT will provide a robust portfolio of nearly 100+ of H5G's premium video slot titles to European and UK iGaming operators seeking game changing content.

About High 5 Games

Developing for the land-based, online, social, and mobile markets, High 5 Games has created hundreds of games that are played on six continents and in more than 150 countries. High 5 Games operates the highest rated social casino on Facebook (High 5 Casino, with nearly 2 million monthly players) and the largest Asian-themed social casino (Shake the Sky Casino, with over 500 thousand monthly players). The company's premiere remote game server, VAULT, will integrate with online casinos around the world and will feature over 100 of the company's top brands. Founded in 1995, High 5 Games has offices in New York City and New Jersey.

About Continent 8 Technologies             

Continent 8 Technologies is focused on the delivery of market-defining Internet technologies, products and services; providing companies with a secure, reliable facility from which to host their online operations.  They provide co-location and a comprehensive managed hosting service portfolio along with specific products including Distributed Denial of Service protection, Disaster Recovery, MPLS services and Cloud Backup. With data centres in the London, Paris, Dublin, Montreal, Isle of Man, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Malta, Singapore and New Jersey; coupled with their own Global Private Network, Continent 8 Technologies is ideally positioned as the provider of choice to e-business and the online gaming industry.

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