Skillz says real-money gaming increases retention 4% to 18%

05/1/2013 |

The Skillz application is allowing players to compete for real money instead of virtual currency. So far, 10 games have integrated Skillz accounts, including Bubble Shooter and Apache Strike. Such real-money gaming is legal in 36 states, covering about 75% of the population, Josh Ong writes. Skillz CEO Andrew Paradise says adding the module to a game will increase retention from 4% to 18%.

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