Unbelievable July Stats from Shake the Sky

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The five games you see pictured above really have a grip on players at Shake the Sky Casino, because they’ve been the top-five games in some order or another for two months running! What is it about these games that keep you coming back? Let us know in the comments section below. And check out some of the other 30+ games at STS, because we’re sure you’ll love them! Let’s try to get some fresh games in the top five for August.

Check out more July stats from Shake the Sky:

Total spins for the month: 541,587,712
Spins per day: 17,470,571
Total STS money won: 281,448,686,939,206

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High 5 Casino for Android Now Available

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The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here: High 5 Casino for Android is now available! Fifty-seven premium slots – like Dangerous Beauty, Golden Knight, Gypsy, Double Da Vinci Diamonds, Foxy Dynamite, and The Mighty Atlas – now fit in the palm of your hand. Android users will never have to miss another four-hour bonus again, nor will they ever be without authentic on-the-go gaming.

No matter what mood you’re in, there’s a slot on High 5 Casino for Android for you. Feeling adventurous? Then set out with The Lovely Outlaws! Want to be a hero? Then hop on Legends of Troy! Just want to relax? Spin The Dream for a while! Time to party? Fire up Club Caliente!

Slot players love High 5 Casino Mobile because:

• It’s FREE to play, every day
• They can play 10 different games right off the bat
• Exciting new games are constantly being added
• The graphics, music, features, and gameplay are identical to slots in real casinos
• There are plenty of special promotions and opportunities to win coins, spins, and more
• They can log-in using their Facebook account, a PlayReal account, or as a guest
• It’s always available – anytime, anywhere

EXCLUSIVE ANDROID LAUNCH REWARD: Download High 5 Casino Mobile by Sunday, August 24th and receive 15K FREE coins by Monday, August 25th!

Employee of the Month

Here at High 5 Games, we really like to reward our employees for good work. When it comes time to name the employee of the month, we don’t simply throw a name up on a plaque, or send out an email. Instead, we bring out the big guns:

Pretty cool, huh? Johan – who, despite his impressive acting skills, is really a High 5-er, like nearly everyone in the video – gets congratulated on his good work by MISS UNIVERSE 2012 Olivia Culpo, MISS USA 2013 Erin Brady, the one-and-only Dangerous Beauty, and The Mighty Atlas. Talk about an incentive to work hard, right?

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Completely Bonkers June Stats from Shake the Sky Casino

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Today’s post comes from High 5 Blog correspondent Ali.

Here’s a cool fact: Prince Nezha has been in the top-five most-played games at Shake the Sky for the last three months! What is about that game that keeps you coming back? Is it the classic mythological tale the game is based on? Maybe it’s the aquatic artwork and underwater animations? Or could it be that you just really love Super Stacks? Let us know why you’re into Prince Nezha in the comments section below!

Also, take a look at all of June’s Shake the Sky Casino stats:

Total spins: 581,800,327
Spins per day: 19,393,344
Total STS money won: 602,934,407,938,542
Top-five most-played games: Prince Nezha, Golden Peony, Cherry Mischief, Dangerous Beauty, and Silk & Steel
Cumulative hours spent playing: 934,036

Check out the 33 games available for play, including Prince Nezha, at Shake the Sky Casino!

Six Premier H5G Slots Now on CaesarsCasino.com in New Jersey

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The first spin is in! Six top-performing High 5 Games slots – Dangerous Beauty, Jaguar Princess, Shadow of the Panther, Sirens, The Vanishing Act, and The Dream – are officially live for real-money play at CaesarsCasino.com in New Jersey. In addition to these inaugural titles, 34 more premium H5G games are on deck to be available for real-money play by Q3 2014.

“This is a major step forward in my vision of having our games live on all major platforms,” said Tony Singer, CEO of High 5 Games. “It is especially fulfilling to be doing this in our home state of New Jersey, and with a partner as iconic as Caesars Casino.”

Earlier this year, High 5 Games announced a finalized agreement with CIE to integrate its remote game server ‘VAULT’ into CaesarsCasino.com. Integration into CIE’s other online gaming destinations is expected in due course.

New Jersey gamers, try your luck on our games in a real-money environment at CaesarsCasino.com!

Slot Fundamentals: Super Stacks

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Slot Fundamentals is a column we’ll be running occasionally to help our players better understand how our games work. This edition deals with Super Stacks, a popular feature that can be found in many of our games.

One of the best parts of playing slot games is the time between when a player spins and when the symbols finally settle on the reels. As the various colors and shapes whiz by, the suspense builds and anything seems possible. That fleeting feeling of anticipation and possibility is one of the reasons playing slots is so much fun. Super Stacks make the time between the spin and the payout even more exciting, and potentially lead to big and beautiful wins as well. But how exactly do Super Stacks work?

Essentially, Super Stacks increase the frequency that a full stack of the same symbol will land in a reel. In a Super Stacks game you’re likely to see long rows of matching symbols in each of the vertical columns, instead of random groupings of various symbols. This feature leads to compelling gameplay, because long rows of matching symbols humming by create even more suspense than usual. More importantly, it increases the potential for huge blowout wins, complete with stunning animated graphics. Look for Super Stacks in High 5 Casino games like Dangerous Beauty, Jaguar Princess, MISS UNIVERSE Crowning Moment, Purrfect, and She-Wolf and Shake the Sky games like Bollywood Bride, Cirque Chinois, and Silk & Steel.

We hope you found that helpful! Which slot fundamental would you like to see us explain in the future?

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Ask the CEO

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Tony, the CEO of High 5 Games, was kind enough to write a guest column for High 5 Blog addressing some of the questions our players asked on the High 5 Casino and Shake the Sky fan pages.

Lucinda Lopez writes, “Mr. CEO: Lots of these games are at the real casino, and some are not. Do you think some of the other High 5 Casino games will eventually hit our local casinos, or are they only for use on Facebook? Like Pasión y Fuego!”

Hi Lucinda, thanks for reaching out. Moving forward, we absolutely plan to release as many of our social games as possible in land-based casinos. We’ve been premiering our most recent games on Facebook because it’s the fastest way to get our games to our loyal players. By debuting our slots on High 5 Casino or Shake the Sky Casino, we’re able to evaluate what our players like, and build large audiences for our titles before they hit land-based casinos. Social games like Stella Drive and the Orb of Chance and Ocean’s Glory have already launched in land-based casinos through Bally Technologies, and other games, like White Lion and Empress of Time, are set to debut in land-based casinos soon, also through Bally Technologies. Pasión y Fuego is actually one of many games from our social apps that are releasing to land-based casinos through Bally Technologies in the future.

Brendan McNees writes, “How long does it take to make a game, from creating the basic concept, art, music, through to actual implementation?”

Hello Brendan, great question. High 5 Games is a comprehensive production company, meaning every aspect of game creation is handled in-house. This allows us to make the best games, because we’re in control of the entire process. First, we work to identify key features that will lead to exciting gameplay, and once we’re happy with the results, we move onto choosing the best theme. From there, we work on the game’s animations, graphics, and music, and then it goes through quality assurance, to make sure it plays flawlessly and is paying back correctly. Throughout the whole process, we’re tinkering with the game in an effort to constantly improve it. Typically, the whole process from start to finish takes six to nine months, and we’re always working on multiple games at one time.

Lu Ferraz writes, “Nice to meet you. I like H5C very much and the graphics are amazing. I’ve never been to Vegas, so I’d like to know are the slots really this way? I hope you bring us more fantastic slots. Hugs from Brazil!”

Hey Lu, thanks for the kind words. One of the things that makes High 5 Games so unique is that our slots are exactly the same, regardless of the platform that you play them on. If you’re playing Dangerous Beauty at High 5 Casino, you can be assured that its gameplay, math models, and art design will be identical at High 5 Casino Mobile, in an online real-money casino, or in a land-based casino. We don’t alter the payouts of our social games using predetermined wins. We’re committed to authenticity, and we know our players appreciate the real gameplay. You always know what you’re getting when you play one of our slots, which is something our competitors choose not to say.

Derek Haley writes, “I love the slots in the casino. I play them often. Cave King, Sirens, Jaguar Princess. Do you have a favorite slot within your company you like the best? If so, please share it with me.”

Hi Derek, glad to hear you love the slots and play them often. It’s always nice to hear from players that are enjoying our games. We have created over 300 different slot games, so there’s a lot to choose from, and I love them all. I love each and every game. We put so much care into creating them, it’s impossible to choose just one.

Sabrina Hawkins Simmons writes, “Why does High 5 Casino not have access for Android phones and tablets?”

Hey Sabrina, good question. I know the availability of an Android app is a concern that is frequently voiced by our social players. I absolutely hear all your requests for an Android app; our community management team does an excellent job of sharing the feedback from our players, and I appreciate our players taking the time to let us know what they think.

I know there are thousands of people on the waiting list for Android. I, like you, am anxiously awaiting an Android release. We do our best on a daily basis to give our developers any support they need, so we can get the app out as soon as humanly possible. We expect to have a very high quality version of the app available when it releases.

Linda Wright writes, “Have you ever thought about starting up real accounts for your players where we can play and win real money?”

Thanks for the question, Linda. Sure, there are already a number of H5G games that are available for online real money play in regulated jurisdictions worldwide. As you may know, the state of New Jersey passed a bill last year that allows online gambling in approved online casinos within the state. CaesarsCasino.com will be High 5 Games’ first online partner in New Jersey. Within the next few weeks, six H5G games will be launching at Caesars’ online casino, and I definitely encourage all of our New Jersey fans to try out their favorite games. We’re excited to have the opportunity to bring our slots to players in new online gaming environments like New Jersey.