he first innovative product of a multi-phase effort from their partnership is expected to be available to the gaming industry in spring 2011.
Leap Forward Gaming was founded by highly-respected gaming technology leader Ali Saffari, who is the driving force behind the company. Saffari is credited with leading the development of revolutionary products and some of the most widely accepted and profitable technologies in the industry to date, including Megabucks, ticket-in/ticket-out (TITO) technology, and the integration of bill validators into gaming machines.
“Mr. Saffari is recognized as one of the most influential individuals in gaming and he has created powerful and significant products that have changed the industry forever. We are thrilled to be aligning our innovative spirit with Mr. Saffari and his team, and are confident that what we will soon be revealing will revolutionize the gaming industry,” said JCM Global CEO Aki Isoi.
“I have worked with JCM Global for decades and I know them to be serious stewards of the gaming industry’s development path. This new partnership will enable us to combine our creative teams to develop highly-secure, patented, cutting-edge wireless and player interface solutions that will change future gaming floors. It is truly a very exciting time,” Saffari said.