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Zynga teams up with Slingo to publish Bingo-slot-machine hybrid game on Facebook

Google Glass expected to arrive in 2013

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Google's augmented reality headpiece could go on sale by the holidays, Mobile World Congress gears up for new smartphones, and Nevada legalizes online gambling. [Read more]...
Google Glass expected to arrive in 2013
Software, meet horse racing: Derby Jackpot brings off-track betting to the Kentucky Derby

888.com Can Now Legally Offer Online Gambling in (Part) Of the U.S.

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You know what happens to Joe Pesci at the end, right? (Photo: Wikipedia) The day where you can blow your paycheck playing poker over the Internet creeps ever closer! Fast Company reports that the Nevada Gaming Commission has issued U.K.-based online gambling company 888.com a license to act as an ”interactive gaming...
888.com Can Now Legally Offer Online Gambling in (Part) Of the U.S.
Nevada Legalizes Online Gambling, Opens Up Interstate Rollout

888.com Wins First Net-Only Gambling License In U.S.

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Online gambling comes back to the U.S., legally this time. 888.com, an online gambling company, has revealed it's been granted a gambling license by the Nevada Gaming Commission, allowing it to be an "interactive gaming service provider." The move makes 888, which has its HQ in London, U.K., the...
888.com Wins First Net-Only Gambling License In U.S.
Wall Street Winces At Zynga Event As Shares Tumble Nearly 5%

Zynga Bringing Free Slots to Facebook First Before Gambling Takes Hold

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Casino games, like poker and slots, make up one of the most popular categories on Facebook — even though players never get to cash out their winnings. Today, Zynga is announcing that it will soon be launching its newest casino title, Elite Slots, on Facebook. The game will be the...
Zynga Bringing Free Slots to Facebook First Before Gambling Takes Hold

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

Booting Up: Nevada Legalizes Online Gambling, Is New Jersey Next?

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(Photo: NJ Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen) Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest were hacked this week, after a security breach at customer-service provider Zendesk allowed a hacker to access user email addresses at the three social media companies. [Wired] Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book marketing plans include “Lean in Circles,” in which women...
Booting Up: Nevada Legalizes Online Gambling, Is New Jersey Next?
Betable Nabs The Guy Behind Zynga's Recent Deal To Enter Real-Money Gaming

After Raising $3.6M, Sports Betting App Favourit Releases iOS App

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Australian startup app integrates realtime updates, and connects fans to bookies If you're a gambling man, Favourit could just become your new favorite iPhone app. The Melbourne, Australia based startup hopes to have smartphone users betting away on their devices, challenging friends and connecting with bookkeepers. The app, launched...
After Raising $3.6M, Sports Betting App Favourit Releases iOS App
Zynga recruits a real-money gambling chief

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Facebook is getting into the online gambling business. The social network will let users in the U.K play bingo for real money. Amazon just declared war on Zynga with the launch of its first social game, Living Classics, and a new division of the company...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Here's How You Can Make Money On Facebook's Next Monster Acquisition

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If you saw Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of Instagram and were upset you didn't make any money, we have some good news for you. It looks like you can actually place a bet on which company it's going after next on Paddy Power, an online gambling site. Foursquare is...
Here's How You Can Make Money On Facebook's Next Monster Acquisition
BuddyBet secures $3M to make online gambling social

Full Tilt poker tycoon arrested by FBI

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Ray Bitar faces nine charges including fraud, money laundering and operating a 'Ponzi scheme' from a base in GuernseyThe gambling tycoon who ran the world's second largest online poker site from servers in Guernsey has surrendered to the FBI just over a year after the Full Tilt internet address was...
Full Tilt poker tycoon arrested by FBI
Online gambling now legal in New Jersey

Facebook allows U.K. developer to launch real-money gambling app on platform

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Online gambling company Gamesys today launches Bingo Friendzy for Facebook, the first casino title to incorporate real-money play on the social network. Real-money gambling is illegal in the U.S., but if Facebook allows more of these games in other countries, it could be a significant source of payments revenue. Facebook reported $192...
Facebook allows U.K. developer to launch real-money gambling app on platform

Why Nevada's first online gambling license is more symbol than substance

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The state of Nevada granted a first-of-its-kind license to a U.K. company last week to operate online poker games in the state. The move will help return internet gambling to American shores but, according to a gaming insider, the value of the license is, for now, closer to a pair...
Why Nevada's first online gambling license is more symbol than substance

Zynga Hires a New Executive to Lead Online Gambling Ambitions

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Zynga has added some firepower to its online gambling ambitions. AllThingsD has learned that Maytal Ginzburg is joining Zynga as the company’s chief operating officer in charge of new markets, according to her LinkedIn profile. As recently as July, she was the SVP of regulated markets at 888holdings, where she...
Zynga Hires a New Executive to Lead Online Gambling Ambitions
Betable's potential jackpot: Bringing real gambling to social casino games
Zynga launches 'real money' online casino games in the UK
Zynga confirms it hired real-money gambling chief
Betable's disruptive tactics cause a smackdown debate among online casino game makers

Zynga's Gaming Partner Bwin Spins Off Kalixa, Its Payments Platform, In Bigger Bid For The $1.3T E-Commerce Market

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Bwin, the online gaming giant that is powering Zynga’s first foray into real-money gambing, in the UK, today is spinning off its payments platform Kalixa. In turn, Kalixa is launching new mobile and online wallet products to further its concept of being a one-stop shop for those seeking an e-commerce...
Zynga's Gaming Partner Bwin Spins Off Kalixa, Its Payments Platform, In Bigger Bid For The $1.3T E-Commerce Market

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)

Russian Supreme Court: ISPs Need To Proactively Block 'Illegal Content'

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We've been covering Russia's moves towards increasing censorship of the internet over the past few months, including passing a dangerous new law that appears to be focused on being able to directly censor sites that the government doesn't like. Now the Russian Supreme Court may have just made it even...
Russian Supreme Court: ISPs Need To Proactively Block 'Illegal Content'

Zynga's Big Bet on Real Money Gaming to Launch This Week in the U.K.

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It’s about time Zynga doubled down. The company will roll out two real-money versions of its casino and poker games in the next few days, marking the gaming giant’s first offerings in the online gambling space. “Our whole mission is to be the platform of play,” Barry Cottle, Zynga’s chief...
Zynga's Big Bet on Real Money Gaming to Launch This Week in the U.K.

Gov. Christie Signs N.J. Internet Gambling Bill

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that legalizes online gambling in the state, allowing Atlantic City casino companies to take bets online....
Gov. Christie Signs N.J. Internet Gambling Bill
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