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Two Angry Birds Leaders Leave The Nest To Start Boomlagoon

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Angry Birds has become a worldwide phenomenon with more than 700 million downloads. So it’s no small event when two of the leaders who created the mobile game leave the nest at Rovio to form their own game studio. Antti Stén (pictured left), the lead server architect for the original...
Two Angry Birds Leaders Leave The Nest To Start Boomlagoon

The iPad, the Kindle, and the future of books

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Writing for the New Yorker, Ken Auletta surveys the ebook landscape: it's Apple, Amazon, Google, and the book publishers engaged in a poker game for the hearts, minds, and wallets of book buyers. Kindle editions of books are selling well: There are now an estimated three million Kindles in use,...
The iPad, the Kindle, and the future of books
Social gaming pioneer Blake Commagere's MediaSpike pushes product placement as a moneymaker for social games
Zynga publishing Richard Garriott's Ultimate Collector game on Facebook

Poker Postgame: A note-taking app to help improve your poker game and learn from your mistakes

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If you like to dabble a little bit in the poker world, you’re probably more than familiar with that feeling of regret when you play a bad hand you knew you shouldn’t have played. Discipline is an imperative quality in any good poker player, and goes some way towards stacking...
Poker Postgame: A note-taking app to help improve your poker game and learn from your mistakes
Two Angry Birds leaders leave the nest to start Boomlagoon (exclusive)
Ruby Seven Studios unveils 3 casino games on Facebook and mobile

Care to Bet Which Other Social Games Company Is About to Go Public?

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Caesars Entertainment may be known for its Las Vegas casinos, but it also has a burgeoning business developing way off the Strip. In its roadshow presentation released online today, the Las Vegas-based company, which manages 42,000 hotel rooms, said one of the biggest opportunities it had going forward was on...
Care to Bet Which Other Social Games Company Is About to Go Public?

U.S. Judge Gives Poker a Break

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A federal judge concluded this week that skill plays a bigger role than luck in determining who wins a poker game, a ruling that might strengthen the hand of companies trying to get online poker legalized in the U.S....
U.S. Judge Gives Poker a Break
Zynga recruits a real-money gambling chief
Jawfish launches real-time multiplayer tournaments on mobile devices
Jawfish Games Launches Its Real-Time, Multiplayer Platform For iOS, Android

MLB At Bat, Kingdom Age, Dragonplay and more on this week's top grossing app charts

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With the MLB season back in full swing, users are clamoring once again to watch their favorite baseball team from whereever and whenever with MLB.com At Bat app, which swung up the top grossing iOS apps charts to the No. 3 spot on the top grossing iPhone apps chart and the No....
MLB At Bat, Kingdom Age, Dragonplay and more on this week's top grossing app charts

Zynga Bringing Real-Money Gaming to Facebook in the U.K.

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Zynga is close to launching its real-money gaming efforts in the U.K., which it is betting will generate all kinds of new revenue for the company. As evidence of the impending launch, two websites have already gone live in the U.K. to start spreading the word. One is dedicated to poker,...
Zynga Bringing Real-Money Gaming to Facebook in the U.K.

Zynga to launch real-money gambling online games in 2013

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Zynga has the world’s most popular online poker game on Facebook. So it’s no surprise that the company will parlay that position into the real-money gambling market. Mark Pincus, chief executive of Zynga, said in a conference call with analyst today that the company will launch its first real-money online...
Zynga to launch real-money gambling online games in 2013

Zynga stock price takes a dive, triggering circuit breakers

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Zynga shares fell today as fears about the company’s user base prompted another sell-off. Zynga’s shares dropped as much as 13 percent. That triggered a short-sale circuit breaker, which halts trading in the stock until cooler heads prevail, for the first time. In a research note, Cowen analyst Doug Creutz...
Zynga stock price takes a dive, triggering circuit breakers

Google+ launches Apps section for Hangouts, API comes out of preview

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Without a doubt, one of the most popular features of Google+ has been its “Hangouts” feature that allows up to ten people to video conference and do things like share their screen and add little effects to their video. The service is also the first piece of Google’s social layer...
Google+ launches Apps section for Hangouts, API comes out of preview

RE: @fredwilson I use a money clip and it usually only holds onto cards. Very infrequently I get some cash (poker game… http://disq.us/dk51n

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RE: @fredwilson I use a money clip and it usually only holds onto cards. Very infrequently I get some cash (poker game… http://disq.us/dk51n

Zynga executive exodus continues: Zynga Poker GM leaves

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Laurence "Lo" Toney, former GM of the popular Zynga Poker game, quits Zynga and adds to growing list of recently departed executives. [Read more]...
Zynga executive exodus continues: Zynga Poker GM leaves

CPU Wars: The nerdiest card game ever?

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I consider myself extremely fortunate to have a dad who was always around when I was growing up. Well, almost always around. Every Thursday night — around my bedtime, so I can forgive him — he would leave the house to go to a poker game with a group of...
CPU Wars: The nerdiest card game ever?
Pamela Anderson takes on Zynga with BamPoker game

Google Faces July 2 Deadline To Settle EU Antitrust Claims — Or Else

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European Commission (EC) antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia is engaged in what amounts to a poker game with Google — or if you like a “game of chicken.” In a highly public and slightly uncharacteristic move the EC offered to not bring a formal antitrust complaint against the company... Please visit...
Google Faces July 2 Deadline To Settle EU Antitrust Claims — Or Else
GamesBeat 2012 panel will examine the rise of social casino games
Are casino games hot? Mobile Deluxe thinks so (exclusive)

Casinos in two states have now banned Google Glass over fear of users cheating at card games

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Google Glass is arguably the most concerning new product for privacy advocates nowadays, but certain businesses also have reason to worry. The gambling industry is the latest to show apprehension, with casinos in multiple states outright banning the device. According to a report from The Press of Atlantic City, New...
Casinos in two states have now banned Google Glass over fear of users cheating at card games
Zynga confirms it hired real-money gambling chief

Zynga and Nokia expand partnership to bring poker game and Draw Something to Asha Touch devices in Q3 2012

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Finnish phone maker Nokia this morning announced that it has expanded its existing partnership with social gaming giant Zynga to bring hit games like Zynga Poker and Draw Something to Asha Touch devices in the third quarter of 2012. Nokia says that means “over 100 million” consumers will get to...
Zynga and Nokia expand partnership to bring poker game and Draw Something to Asha Touch devices in Q3 2012
The Jolla 'Other Half' is the Nokia version of an Android smartphone, sort of

Book Excerpt: Why a car crash couldn’t stop Zynga from revolutionizing gaming

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[Editor's Note: Seattle-area journalist Carol Tice is the co-author, with serial entrepreneur David Lester, of the new book How They Started: How 25 Good Ideas Became Great Companies. In this excerpt, reprinted with permission, Tice tells the inside story of how entrepreneur Mark Pincus and his business partners turned an idea...
Book Excerpt: Why a car crash couldn’t stop Zynga from revolutionizing gaming
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