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JCM Forms Alliance

JCM Global, the leader in providing innovative currency solutions for gaming operators, suppliers and regulators worldwide, and Leap Forward Gaming, specialists in developing, designing, manufacturing and operating wireless communication systems, have formed a strategic alliance to develop pioneering technology for the global gaming industry–technology that could change the way cash will be handled in casinos. The first product of the multi-phase effort is targeted for a spring 2011 release.

Leap Forward Gaming was founded by Ali Saffari, who helped develop 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,” said Aki Isoi, chief executive officer of JCM Global. “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 Saffari, “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.”