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casino style games

Report confirms that social casino games have hit the jackpot with $1.6B in revenue
Playsino aims to publish third-party social casino games
Virtual world creator nabs cash, plans to roll dice on a virtual Vegas and more

Casino Game Makers Target Zynga, Social Gaming

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Web companies like Zynga ushered in a new era of “social” games on PCs and mobile devices that people can play online with their Facebook friends, forcing traditional console-game makers like Electronic Arts to join the fray to avoid being left behind. Now, as Zynga ponders a way to enter...
Casino Game Makers Target Zynga, Social Gaming

Facebook tests UK gambling in possible preview for US

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The characters are cuddly, but don’t let those wobbly eyes fool you — the stakes in this Facebook game are very real. It’s called Bingo Friendzy, and it’s the first game on Facebook to let players win (and lose) real money. It launched this week exclusively in the UK, where...
Facebook tests UK gambling in possible preview for US
The exodus continues: Zynga Poker general manager quits

Big Fish adds Silicon Valley investor Bill Lee to board

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Silicon Valley investor Bill Lee, a backer of companies such as Tesla, SpaceX, Hootsuite and Zaarly, has joined the board of Seattle casual game developer Big Fish Games. The appointment comes a few weeks after Jeremy Lewis stepped down as CEO of the company, handing the reins back to founder...
Big Fish adds Silicon Valley investor Bill Lee to board

Facebook Casino Game Launches, Backed by Myspace's Tom Anderson and Reality-TV Star Brody Jenner

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RocketFrog is the latest company to bet on casino-style games on Facebook as online gambling becomes more of a reality. The Los Angeles-based company has not raised institutional funding yet, but is backed by its founders along with Brody Jenner, stepbrother to Kim Kardashian and son of Olympic decathlete Bruce Jenner (see...
Facebook Casino Game Launches, Backed by Myspace's Tom Anderson and Reality-TV Star Brody Jenner

Game company hires 100th employee, plans free ice cream social to celebrate

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OK, we know it is tough to find solid, hard-working tech employees around Seattle. But a stunt today by Double Down Interactive, the social gaming company that was acquired by gambling giant IGT for up to $500 million earlier this year, is really taking the cake. Or should we say...
Game company hires 100th employee, plans free ice cream social to celebrate

Vancouver's Growlab Accelerator Graduates Its Spring 2012 Cohort

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Vancouver’s up-and-coming Growlab accelerator is hosting its demo day for its spring 2012 cohort today. The program was founded in 2011 and focuses on consumer internet, social gaming, mobile and cloud services. Growlab currently runs two four-month programs per year and funds about five companies per class with $25,000 per...
Vancouver's Growlab Accelerator Graduates Its Spring 2012 Cohort

Real-Money Gaming Platform Betable Signs Canada's Frima Studio

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Betable, a gaming platform that enables developers to use real money instead of virtual currencies, just signed one of Canada’s largest independent developers Frima Studio. Frima, which has about 350 people and is based in Quebec, is opening up a real-money gaming division called 3OAK. Instead of going their own...
Real-Money Gaming Platform Betable Signs Canada's Frima Studio

Double Down pulls in $128M in revenue for casino-style games (as real online gambling inches toward reality)

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One of the companies that may be best positioned for the approval of online gambling is Double Down Interactive, the fast-growing Seattle upstart that was gobbled up by Las Vegas-based International Game Technology for as much as $500 million last year. Double Down has already generated more than $128 million...
Double Down pulls in $128M in revenue for casino-style games (as real online gambling inches toward reality)
Bingo Bash-Maker BitRhymes Raises $1M For Casino-Style Games on Facebook, Mobile
PopCap doubles down on Facebook games with grand opening of Lucky Gem Casino

Sweet gigs: Top picks from the GeekWire job board

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Jobs can be hard to find, but sometimes you just need to know where to look! The GeekWire job board is a great place to start, as big companies and startups alike post there frequently, advertising a wide range of available positions across the tech industry. We thought it might be helpful...
Sweet gigs: Top picks from the GeekWire job board
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