Funding shows the platform for moving social casino games to gambling has momentum.
Zynga said in an analyst conference call today that it decided not to invest in U.S. real-money online gambling because it needs to stay focused on social gaming and its core casual audience.
BlueBox plans to equip gambling companies so they can compete in games.
This is the company’s first move into the mobile market for social casino games.
Zynga hasn’t found a partner in Atlantic City yet, and time is running out.
Apps use Zynga’s social features and Bwin’s regulated gambling game.
Station Casinos expands its land-based casinos to the web with UltimatePoker.com.
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Mark Pincus will also refuse any bonuses or equity awards.
Zynga is applying its massive infrastructure toward real-money gambling in the United Kingdom.
Social casino games acquired by gambling companies are generating huge revenues even after the deals are done.
Eighty percent of Betable customers’ real-money gamblers have not spent money in social casino games before.
Betable’s deal with 3Oak is the first that will apply real-money gambling to non-casino games.
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Zynga is covering its bases by applying for the right to publish online games in Nevada.
Noel Hayden is press shy, but he gave his account of launching the first real-money gambling game on Facebook at a recent conference.
Real-money online-gambling companies have to abide by strict regulations to protect players. Should social-casino-game makers be under the same restrictions?
More game companies see the allure of real-money gambling
The Big Fish Casino game lets you choose if you want to play for fun or gamble with real money.
Luckity has used horse-racing laws as a way to get around a ban on online gambling in the U.S.
Zynga will become a real-money gambling company next year.
Zynga confirmed it has brought aboard a real-money gambling executive to guide its way into online gambling.
Zynga has recruited a former online gambling executive as its chief of its real-money gambling initiative.
Zynga is diving into real-money gambling, but Electronic Arts hasn’t decided what to do yet.