Social games developer Zynga has completed its acquisition of Peak, the mobile gaming business behind the Toon Blast and Toy Blast game franchises, for a total purchase price of $1.85bn (£1.48bn/€1.65bn).
South Korean social gaming giant DoubleU Games has announced that it will put plans to list its social casino subsidiary DoubleDown Interactive on the Nasdaq stock exchange on hold, blaming economic uncertainty.
Andrew Wilkie, the Independent Australian Member of Parliament for Clark, Tasmania, has launched a push to have social casino games outlawed across Australia, in an effort to reduce gambling-related harm in the nation.
The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, has launched a new social casino product powered by Betconstruct, with the deal also allowing for the supplier to provide sports betting technology to the tribe’s non-profit igaming solutions arm GreySnow Group.
Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI), the former owner of social gaming studio Big Fish Games, and Aristocrat Leisure, its current owner, have entered into an agreement in principle to settle two class-action suits related to the business.
New York-based free-to-play and fantasy sports developer and technology provider Boom Sports its to move into B2C sports betting after striking a market access agreement with Penn National Gaming (PNG).
William Hill has announced the remuneration packages for chief executive Ulrik Bengtsson and new chief financial officer Matt Ashley, with Bengtsson to forgo a scheduled pay increase and a contractual bonus as the business deals with the impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Social gaming solutions provider Golden Matrix Group has licensed its GM-X platform to 24 new clients, and expects this number to grow significantly, as operators shift online amid the shutdown resulting from novel coronavirus (Covid-19).