Social casino games acquired by gambling companies are generating huge revenues even after the deals are done.
The giant social network claims that players who find games on Facebook spend more time in the corresponding apps and are more likely to spend money on those titles.
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Editor's Pick Mark Pincus, chief executive of social gaming giant Zynga, denied that Zynga copied a rival’s Bingo game on Facebook. Instead, he said in an exclusive interview with VentureBeat that the accuser in this case borrowed from Zynga.
Nimblebit drew some blood last week when the developer of Tiny Tower cast a stone at Zynga, via an infographic, for copying Tiny Tower in an upcoming mobile game called Dream Heights.