Gamesys to withdraw real-money Facebook app

2 June 2014

Online casino and bingo operator Gamesys it is to withdraw its real-money Bingo and Slots Friendzy application from social network Facebook after less than two years in operation.

As reported by iGaming Business, Bingo and Slots Friendzy was the first real-money gambling app to launch on Facebook in August 2012.

However, in a communication addressed to its players, Gamesys confirmed that the app would be shut down almost immediately and urged players to withdraw positive funds from their accounts.

Gamesys, whose subsidiary Jackpotjoy operated the app, did not give any reason for the withdrawal while there have been no reports of any major issues with the application.

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