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JCM Global and Leap Forward Gaming form alliance to develop gaming solutions

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LAS VEGAS – JCM Global is the leader in providing innovative currency solutions trusted by gaming operators, suppliers and regulators worldwide. Now, JCM Global and Leap Forward Gaming of Reno, Nev., have formed a strategic alliance to develop pioneering technology for the global gaming industry that will change the way cash is handled in casinos.

The 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.

About JCM Global

JCM Global is the automated transactions solutions provider trusted by operators and manufacturers alike. Its global offices provide top-level sales, engineering and service for the world’s best systems solutions for the banking, gaming, kiosk and retail industries. For more information visit www.jcmglobal.com.

About Leap Forward Gaming, Inc.

Leap Forward Gaming specializes in the innovation, development, design, manufacture and operation of wireless communication systems. LFG’s wireless solutions and applications provide enhanced value to players, operators, and manufacturers in gaming and non-gaming industries. LFG’s multi-disciplined team of gaming industry professionals has more than 250 years combined gaming experience, with more than 500 issued and pending worldwide patents, developing creative and groundbreaking technologies. For more information visit www.leapforwardgaming.com.