Doodle Jump bounces into casinos as a 'gamblified' game – VentureBeat

Doodle Jump has been downloaded more than 250 million times as a mobile game. But now it is headed into casinos as a “gamblified” game, where you can now win (or lose) money on it in real-money gambling competitions.

Gamblit Gaming has teamed up with game publisher Lima Sky to take Doodle Jump into the casinos through Gamblit’s TriStation G-Sports platforms in early 2018. It is part of Gamblit’s ambition to modernize casinos for younger gamblers in an age of more engaging games.

Glendale, Calif.-based Gamblit has a variety of arcade-like games that are live in several casinos in Las Vegas. Doodle Jump originally debuted in 2009, and it bounced to multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, Arcades, Windows, Xbox 360 and Nintendo DS. Now players will be able to bet real money as they challenge other players to matches in the classic title.

“There are a lot of Doodle Jump fans here at Gamblit, and I for one have been playing it since it first landed on my phone eight years ago,” said Darion Lowenstein, chief marketing officer at Gamblit Gaming, in a statement. “Doodle Jump’s massive fan base will love to play and win money on this classic hit in a casino, and we are very proud to partner with Lima Sky.”

Above: Gamblit lets players compete in esports games in casinos.

Image Credit: Gamblit

Gamblit focuses on making gambling more interesting by enabling real-money wagering in games of skill. Those games can either be played in legalized casinos like those in Las Vegas, or in markets where it’s legal to make money playing games that are based on player skills.

“We’re beyond excited to join forces with the team at Gamblit to gamblify Doodle Jump and bring one of the most iconic and beloved mobile games to the

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