RailRiders Choose FunWall as Their Mobile Gaming Platform
Triple-A National Champions Bring Mobile Gaming to PNC Field
Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) announced today that FunWall will be the exclusive mobile games platform at PNC Field in a groundbreaking, multi-year deal.
As part of a Stadium upgrade program the RailRiders have added fast high capacity Wi-Fi throughout the Ballpark. To capitalize on this new feature the RailRiders have commissioned FunWall to “gamify the stadium” bringing both fun and rewards to the fans on game day.
This unique feature at PNC Field will bring a new level of communication between the team and its fans. The FunWall platform uses mobile games as a fun and rewarding consumer experience and is fully integrated with onsite loyalty and point of sale systems. For the fan participation couldn’t be simpler, all they need is their mobile phone.
"We are thrilled to be enhancing game day for RailRiders fans at PNC Field" said Steve Ridley, CEO of FunWall. "Having an entire stadium competitively playing at the same time will be a huge thrill”.
"With the FunWall platform we will bring a new level to the fan experience at PNC Field" said Josh Olerud, Team President of the RailRiders. "The platform gives us the flexibility to run any kind of game format and gives as a unique ability to communicate with and reward our loyal fans”.
The first FunWall deployment will be a special RailRiders version of Hashtag Blitz testing the fans on their knowledge of both Baseball and the RailRiders.
FunWall is the one stop solution for social and tournament gaming. FunWall revolutionizes social gaming by giving everyone the power to play the games they love, as a social event, anytime, anywhere, with anyone. Leveraging in-venue screens and remote mobile gameplay in the cloud, FunWall deepens customer engagement for venue owners and broadens distribution for game developers. This adds immense value to the consumer experience, by making downtime fun and interactive, encouraging loyalty enrollment and incentivizing increased repeat visits. Visit www.funwallgaming.com
About Scranton-Wilkes Barre RailRiders
The 2016 Gildan Triple-A Nation Champion RailRiders return home to PNC Field on Tuesday, June 13, for a tilt with the Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins). For tickets or more information, please call 570-969-BALL (2255) or visit swbrailriders.com.
Steve Ridley, Chief Executive Officer – (917) 346-0290 (c)
Virginia Dadey, Chief Commercial Officer – (917) 848-0748 (c)
Alison Hendrie, Public Relations – (914) 271-8902 (w) / (914) 450-3340 (c)
Scranton Wilkes Barre RailRiders Contacts:
Josh Olerud, Team President – (570) 558-4540