AbZorba Games hits #1 spot for casino games in App Store with ‘Blackjack Live for Tango’

abzorba-tango-blackjack-live-160x160.png19 August 2013 (Athens, Greece) – Mobile social casino games publisher AbZorba Games has seen its popular game, ‘Blackjack Live for Tango’, hit the number one spot for casino games in the US iTunes App Store.

AbZorba, a founder member of the Social Gaming Association (SGA), has seen the blackjack game claim the top spot just weeks after its release on the Tango platform, showing the strength of AbZorba’s branded game distribution.

“Attaining a #1 spot for any app developer is a milestone that is important and highly coveted, with Tango powering our Blackjack we achieved it,” Andrew Hughes, CEO and Co-Founder of AbZorba, said.

AbZorba offers its game suite and social experience to white label partners and with almost 2 million installs is in a unique position and prepared to share its mobile casino expertise with partners.

“By partnering with AbZorba, Tango’s branded game reached the #1 Casino app within weeks. This highlights how effective our games are when a larger well known brand partners with world class multiplayer games from AbZorba Games,” Hughes said.

“We are thrilled to see the power of the Tango messaging and entertainment platform propel Blackjack Live for Tango to the top spot in the US iTunes free app store,” said Renato Iwersen, VP Strategic Partnerships, Tango. “Our 140 million members are responding extremely well to having fun and compelling content to play with their friends and family.”

‘Blackjack Live for Tango’ is the first mobile social casino game to be released under the strategic mobile entertainment partnership which AbZorba signed with messaging and entertainment platform Tango.

“We are extremely excited about the partnership with Tango as they are championing the gaming distribution 2.0 concept where their messaging network is greatly enhanced by gaming content – it’s a win-win-win for us, Tango and our gamers,” Hughes added.

‘Blackjack Live for Tango’ is available in the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store.

About AbZorba Games

A leading global publisher of mobile social casino games, AbZorba Games™ has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field of mobile casino games for entertainment since 2010. AbZorba also independently operates Live Mobile Hub of Fun™ producing Live Blackjack21™, Live Roulette™, Live Poker™ and Hot2Slot™ on Android and iOS.

Founded in Athens, Greece in 2010 and is also established as a US Delaware LLC in 2011.

The founder and CEO, Andrew Hughes, is a British entrepreneur who is also a co-founder of the newly formed Social Gaming Association (SGA) and is a strong advocate of responsible gaming codes of practice towards AbZorba’s gamers.

For more information on AbZorba Games visit AbZorba Games.

About Tango

Tango, an all-in-one messaging and entertainment platform with more than 140 million users, enables people to connect with friends and family in a way that is easy, spontaneous and fun. Tango allows users to send free text messages, play games, and make free phone and video calls. Tango works on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, hundreds of Android phones and Windows Phone 7, as well as, tablets and PCs and provides high quality experience over 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi. Founded in September 2009, Tango is based in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit www.tango.me.