One of the foremost UK online bingo, scratch card and slots sites JackpotJoy have just launched their popular Jackpotjoy Slots as an app for the iPhone and iPad. This follows the successful launch of Jackpotjoy Slots on Facebook in June 2011.

This move into the mobile gaming world is significant as this market is seen as the primary growth area for the future of both gaming and gambling.

This free-to-play app will have a variety of al the popular slots which include Tiki Temple, Fortune Temple, Houdini, Tiki Island, Jungle Jump and Real Diner. Additional slots will be released in the coming months. To start playing on the new app players will have the option of playing via their Facebook account or in guest mode. For those choosing the Facebook option all the progress and points accumulated will be transferred to their iPhone or iPad. Players will have the option to buy additional coins through iTunes.

Jackpotjoy Slots is currently one of the more popular free-to-play online slots on Facebook and feature over 30 different slots games that include the option of playing even in tournament mode.

The company behind Jackpotjoy slots, GameSys has been in the headlines in recent months due largely to their entry into the real-money gambling market with their Bingo Friendzy application on Facebook.

This new Jackpotjoy slots app for the iPad and iPhone is yet another strategic move to increase their target audience which is primarily the real-money gambling market. Free-to-play social slots apps like Jackpotjoy slots are the ideal type of game that can easily be converted into a real-money gambling option in countries where it is legally possible to do so. Added to this is their increased presence in the mobile gaming market and you have a winning recipe for future real-money gambling opportunities.