Ludia and FremantleMedia Enterprises Announce "Press Your Luck® Slots" Game Now Available on Facebook®

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive entertainment company Ludia Inc. and FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) announced today the launch of a Press Your Luck® Slots game for Facebook. Players worldwide can now enjoy a live, multiplayer Press Your Luck Slots experience with friends, family, and the larger Facebook community.

Players will enjoy the thrill of playing against the infamous Whammy in over a dozen themed slot machines; from Aliens, and Pirates, to Ancient Egypt and Western! The game begins in the lobby, introducing the player to the stunning HD slot machines. Players are then invited to spin for free. Hundreds of spins can be won, with the goal of avoiding the 4 Whammies – just like on the show!

There are four spectacular Bonus Games, one of which is the world-famous Big Board where players will try their luck to earn up to 5000 times their bet. Players need to beware of the Whammy; he is out to get their money! The Whack-a-Whammy Bonus Game tests players’ reflexes, while hand-eye coordination is pushed to the limit. The Match ‘Em Bonus Game shows off observation skill in a high intensity way, allowing the player to win up to 1000 times their bet! Then, the Find ‘Em Bonus Game challenges the mind to search for hidden objects in wonderful hand-drawn scenes, all the while still watching out for that Whammy!

“Ludia is proud to integrate a top game show brand like Press Your Luck® into a visually stunning and interactive slot format,” said Alex Thabet, founder and CEO of Ludia Inc. “Players are invited to experience the thrill provided by our newest slot game for free on Facebook. Gamers will instantly find it entertaining and are sure to be hooked by the newest addition to our exciting portfolio of slot games.”

“Having already set the bar incredibly high with their first social slot game, Ludia have truly outdone themselves with Press Your Luck Slots,” added Nicholas Dale, Senior Manager of Interactive & Mobile for FremantleMedia Enterprises. “Fans of the show will love the immersive, themed gameplay and the hilarious antics of the show’s iconic Whammy character.”

The Press Your Luck Slots Game also features:

  • The Progressive Jackpot: players can get five “Wild” symbols and win the biggest pay day of them all - the Progressive Jackpot! They can take the throne and show the slots world who rules!
  • The Social Slots: gamers can collect free chips from their friends on Facebook by sending them Free Spins! More friends mean more rewards!
  • The Full Featured Slot: players can use the ultra-convenient Auto Spin and Max Bet features to spin like a true Master!
  • The Jaw-Dropping Full Screen Mode: participants can also joy vivid and interactive slot machines in stunning HD. They can pull on that lever and let Vegas come to them!
  • The New Slot Engine: players can benefit from the loose slots with high payouts and win BIG! Players select the slots that suit them best!
  • Breathtaking Graphics and Animations
  • Players can bask in the extraordinary sights and sounds of winning and spinning; this is the Whammy they'll love to hate!

About Ludia Inc.:

Ludia creates and distributes cross-platform interactive entertainment with mass consumer appeal. Located in Montreal and founded by experienced industry players, Ludia's innovative and high-quality product portfolio consists of original and branded properties including , Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?®, Family Feud®, Jurassic Park, Press Your Luck®, The Price Is Right®, Where's Waldo?® and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.

About FremantleMedia and FremantleMedia Enterprises

FremantleMedia is one of the leading creators and producers of television entertainment brands in the world. FremantleMedia is part of RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, which is in turn 92 percent owned by the international media company Bertelsmann. FremantleMedia’s worldwide production arm is responsible for many of the world’s highest rated prime time entertainment, drama, serial drama and factual entertainment programmes. FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment around the world. The FremantleMedia Group (which includes FremantleMedia North America, UFA, FremantleMedia UK, FremantleMedia Australia, Ludia, and Original Productions, amongst others) has operations in 22 countries, one of the most comprehensive global networks, creating over 9,200 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60 formats and managing over 300 individual titles. FremantleMedia has some of the world’s most sought after and long running formats in its catalogue, and globally, produces such programmes as: Idols (co-produced with 19 Productions in the US), Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), Take Me Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten, and Neighbours.

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Source: Ludia Inc.