Asian-themed casinos are sprouting in Las Vegas.
FlowPlay distinguished itself by making a massively multiplayer online world, where every game is social.
Players of the social mobile slot game can win “comps” at Las Vegas casinos.
Funding shows the platform for moving social casino games to gambling has momentum.
But revenues in the quarter were flat for the sector leaders. Zynga weakened further.
Zynga had previously indicated that it was deemphasizing gambling in the U.S.
Real Deal Interactive wants to reproduce slot machine games that have been successful in casinos.
Guest Post Raf Keustermans, CEO and co-founder of Plumbee, a social casino games company based in London, talks about the role of stickiness and what you need to do to keep your audience engaged in your game.
Win has quickly become a player in social casino slots with backing from online gambling firm Bwin.party.
RealNetworks’ GameHouse plans to be a major player in social casino games.
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.
Apps use Zynga’s social features and Bwin’s regulated gambling game.
With more than 40 speakers, the track will focus on one of gaming’s hottest categories.
Caesar’s Interactive moves to No. 1 with success of Slotomania, Caesar’s Casino and Bingo Blitz games.
The company was last year’s winner of our Who’s Got Game contest for the best gaming startup.
MyVegas has topped 3 million active gamers playing its earlier social casino games on Facebook.
Big Fish Games is testing a real-money gambling version with help from Betable.
Startup figures out how to do real-time multiplayer even while giant game companies can’t.
Editor’s Pick The Slots! Pocket UK mobile game is Digital Chocolate’s first to span the borders of gambling and social casino games.
Developer GameHouse is shifting its resources into social casino games.
Nevada rushes bill through to beat New Jersey to the punch.
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.
Koolbit has flipped the switch on its mobile casino games, and they are now available as real-money online and mobile-gambling titles in the United Kingdom.
Big failures and surprise successes marked 2012 for the games industry.
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?
Even inside a bubble, you can operate with a rational business strategy by outwitting the other companies.
Betable is racking up a number of social casino game partners for its real-money gambling solution..
Rivals Popover Games and Foghorn Games are now part of Playsino, reaching an even bigger audience of social-casino game players.
Breaking into the social casino game market is tough, but one startup, Koolbit, has already gained traction.
Yes, indeed. Social casino games are hot. The number of social gamers playing casino style games has doubled since 2010.
RocketPlay is launching a virtual sportsbook casino game on Facebook.
Zynga has recruited a former online gambling executive as its chief of its real-money gambling initiative.
Betable will enable real-money online gambling in Big Fish Games’ social casino games in the United Kingdom.