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Zynga files for right to make real-money gambling games in Nevada

Gaming Startup Digital Chocolate Launches Real-Money Gaming in the U.K.

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Digital Chocolate, a social gaming company, launched Slots! Pocket UK, the first of its real-money gambling games in the United Kingdom on Monday. The game’s gambling back end is powered by Betable, a platform which handles all the identity, fraud prevention and real-money wagering aspects of a digital online game....
Gaming Startup Digital Chocolate Launches Real-Money Gaming in the U.K.
Zynga's Stock Tanks After Its Biggest Event Of The Year (ZNGA)

Zynga Explains Earnings Drought, Rallies Around Mobile Apps And Virtual Gambling -- With Real Cash

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Zynga's logo walked into the boardroom with its tail between its legs today as the company presented its third quarter earnings. On the call, CEO Mark Pincus announced the company's plan to wrap a tight tourniquet around its ongoing losses. How to turn things around? Pincus said development teams would cut...
Zynga Explains Earnings Drought, Rallies Around Mobile Apps And Virtual Gambling -- With Real Cash
Zynga to close CityVille 2 as it shows no mercy on weak games

Long-time Zynga ally and Kleiner Perkins' partner John Doerr joins the struggling gaming giant's board

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Venture capitalist John Doerr, a General Partner of investment firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), has joined the board of directors at social video games publisher Zynga, it was announced today. The move is notable because it comes at a time when Zynga is desperately looking to recapture some...
Long-time Zynga ally and Kleiner Perkins' partner John Doerr joins the struggling gaming giant's board

Unibet buys a 45% stake in real-money Facebook gambling game maker Bonza

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London-based but Valetta, Malta-headquartered online gambling giant Unibet today announced that it has acquired a company called ‘Social Gambling (Channel Islands)’ or SGCI for a nominal fee of £100 ($151) – yes that’s not a typo – and a £2 million ($3 million) loan facility. This probably doesn’t mean much...
Unibet buys a 45% stake in real-money Facebook gambling game maker Bonza
Betable's experiment with real-money gambling pays off in the U.K.

Gamesys acquires Virgin Games to bolster real-money and social gambling games portfolio

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According to trade publication eGR Magazine (paywalled), game development company Gamesys has acquired Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Games for an undisclosed sum. In addition, eGR (exclusively) reports that Gamesys has signed a ‘long-term deal’ to develop real money and social gambling properties, globally, under the Virgin brand. Originally started in...
Gamesys acquires Virgin Games to bolster real-money and social gambling games portfolio
A look at Zynga's attempt to enter the real money gaming market in Nevada

Zynga starts real money gambling games tomorrow

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The social gaming company will officially roll the dice on gambling dollars this week. [Read more]...
Zynga starts real money gambling games tomorrow

Early Bird Rate for Inside Social Apps Ends This Week

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Inside Social Apps 2013 is happening June 6-7, 2013 in San Francisco. If you’re a manager, developer, marketer, or investor in the social and mobile app industry, you won’t want to miss this event. Early bird rates end this week, so register today. Explore key trends and issues in the...
Early Bird Rate for Inside Social Apps Ends This Week

New Speakers and Sessions Added to Inside Social Apps San Francisco

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We’re gearing up for the biggest social app event of the year: Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, happening June 6-7 in San Francisco. Expert developers, marketers, analysts, consultants, and venture capitalists will lead sessions on key social app development, advertising, and investment opportunities. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to...
New Speakers and Sessions Added to Inside Social Apps San Francisco

New Speakers and Sessions Added to Inside Social Apps San Francisco

www.insidefacebook.com
We’re gearing up for the biggest social app event of the year: Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, happening June 6-7 in San Francisco. Expert developers, marketers, analysts, consultants, and venture capitalists will lead sessions on key social app development, advertising, and investment opportunities. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to...
New Speakers and Sessions Added to Inside Social Apps San Francisco

Facebook Adds a Second New York Office In the Mysterious 'Midtown South' Area

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770 Broadway. (Photo: vnony.com) Sounds like the rumors might be true: Crain’s reports that Facebook is expanding its New York presence to 770 Broadway, home to Aol/Huffington Post, Billboard Magazine and J. Crew. While Facebook hasn’t confirmed, Crain’s says the social networking site is taking 160,000 square feet across two floors in...
Facebook Adds a Second New York Office In the Mysterious 'Midtown South' Area

Inside Social Apps' speaker Ya-Bing Chu from Betable on being first to real-money gaming in the U.S., room for innovation in RMG and more

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Today’s Q&A is with Ya-Bing Chu, chief product officer at Betable, a real-money gaming (RMG) platform provider. Chu will be speaking at our Inside Social Apps conference next week on the Gambling Games: The Promise of Real Money panel. Go here to register. Inside Mobile Apps: What do you think the...
Inside Social Apps' speaker Ya-Bing Chu from Betable on being first to real-money gaming in the U.S., room for innovation in RMG and more
Koolbit shows social mobile casino startups can still get traction in a crowd

What stays in Vegas: how Nevada's online gambling law will -- and won't -- change social gaming

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Nevada became the first state in the country this week to allow online gambling with a new law that gives the green light to poker and other games. The law is intended to keep Nevada out in front of rival New Jersey but will not do much for social game...
What stays in Vegas: how Nevada's online gambling law will -- and won't -- change social gaming

Zynga Takes Gambling Step in Nevada

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Zynga has taken its first official step toward offering real-money gambling games in the U.S. by filing preparatory paperwork in Nevada, as the embattled firm maneuvers to take advantage of a shifting legal landscape....
Zynga Takes Gambling Step in Nevada

Mark Pincus Says Online Gambling Is A 'Natural Fit' For Zynga's Games (ZNGA)

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Zynga CEO Mark Pincus thinks online gambling is a "natural fit" for its games, he said at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom conference today. "I think it's a good natural fit. I think, philosophically, the part people haven't noticed yet, real money gaming is the perfect with virtual...
Mark Pincus Says Online Gambling Is A 'Natural Fit' For Zynga's Games (ZNGA)

New Deal with Zynga Show That Facebook Wants to Keep Its Frenemies Close When It Comes to Real Money Gaming

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Both Facebook and Zynga filed documents with the SEC today today detailing the terms of a new, more lax partnership. The two-year-old contract between the once interdependent companies–just check out their IPO filings–was slated to expire. Under the loosened agreement, Zynga is free of a number of obligations, including implementing Facebook...
New Deal with Zynga Show That Facebook Wants to Keep Its Frenemies Close When It Comes to Real Money Gaming

Tolkien estate sues Warner Brothers over Lord of the Rings digital rights

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s estate and publisher HarperCollins are suing Warner Brothers, New Line Cinema and the Saul Zaentz Company for infringing copyright on Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The complaint, which was obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, claims that Warner Brothers has “engaged in a continuing and escalating pattern of usurping...
Tolkien estate sues Warner Brothers over Lord of the Rings digital rights
Delaware’s approval of online gambling will make social game companies perk up

Zynga Takes First Step Towards Gambling In Nevada, Says Process Will Take More Than A Year

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Zynga has applied for a “preliminary finding of suitability” from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which the first step towards offering real-money gambling games in that state. The news broke in the Wall Street Journal, and Zynga has confirmed it, though it notes that the process will take 12 to...
Zynga Takes First Step Towards Gambling In Nevada, Says Process Will Take More Than A Year
Betable's partnership with Frima's 3Oak will put a new twist on real-money gambling games

Facebook and Zynga agree to more freedom for both parties on ads, platforms, and virtual currency

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In what may or may not go down in history as one of Zynga’s smartest moves, the social gaming company has just filed an amendment with the United States Security and Exchange Commission that seeks to change its relationship with the world’s largest social network, Facebook. In doing so, it...
Facebook and Zynga agree to more freedom for both parties on ads, platforms, and virtual currency

Early Bird Rate for Inside Social Apps Ends This Week

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Inside Social Apps 2013 is happening June 6-7, 2013 in San Francisco. If you’re a manager, developer, marketer, or investor in the social and mobile app industry, you won’t want to miss this event. Early bird rates end this week, so register today. Explore key trends and issues in the social...
Early Bird Rate for Inside Social Apps Ends This Week

Zynga launching real-money poker and casino games in the UK on April 3, Facebook and mobile versions in 2013

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Zynga on Tuesday announced it is launching two-real money games in the UK: ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino. Since these are both gambling games, only residents 18-years-old and up will be able to play them. More to follow....
Zynga launching real-money poker and casino games in the UK on April 3, Facebook and mobile versions in 2013
Betable's disruptive tactics cause a smackdown debate among online casino game makers

Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO

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A lawsuit has been filed against Zynga, in relation to the move of the company to allow some executives to unload shares of the company after its initial public offering (IPO), but before the lockup period expired. The deal, it appears, was not extended to lower executives and employees. According to Bloomberg,...
Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO
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