Mahjong Logic Signs New Japan facing Licensee DoraMahjong.com
Douglas, Isle of Man – July 19th, 2011 (www.mahjonglogic.com) – Mahjong Logic, Ltd., the leading peer to peer online mahjong software provider has just announced the signing of a new licensee targeting Japan. Dora Mahjong (www.doramahjong.com) will utilize its massive traffic and affiliate resources to establish the brand as the most popular site in Japan for online mahjong. Mahjong is the most popular table game in Japan with more than 10 million players and over 10000 mahjong parlors.
"We are excited to expand our presence in Japan which remains a country where the game of mahjong is extremely popular", said Jonas Alm, Mahjong Logic CEO. “Other than Pachinko, the game of mahjong is the most popular in Japan. We are extremely happy to be working with a leader in the region who has set high standards and goals.”
Mahjong Logic is able to offer DoraMahjong.com two local versions of the Riichi mahjong rule set both in a four player version and also a three player Kansai rule set. Both are extremely popular in Japan which will ensure player liquidity. Japan has 90.9 million Internet users which is the third most in the world behind China and the United States. This constitutes an internet penetration rate of 71.4% and combined with the popularity of mahjong shows major potential for future growth.
"DoraMahjong.com is excited to launch mahjong as a key offering for our current game portfolio," said Mr. Magnus Rask, CEO of DoraMahjong.com. “We chose Mahjong Logic due to their expertise in the market and their unrivaled turnkey solution, which enable us to offer the best possible online mahjong solution to our customer base. Also, Mahjong Logic was able to provide us with the necessary payment solutions as well as world class customer support which is a necessity when targeting the Japanese market”